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Marc Brownstein

1981 , Advertising

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President & CEO, Brownstein Group


Brownstein began his advertising career following his graduation from Penn State, writing for both Doremus/BBDO and Ogilvy & Mather – creating award-winning work for AT&T, American Express, Sports Illustrated, Hershey Foods, Hallmark and Campbell Soup Company. In 1989, he joined Brownstein as Executive Creative Director and later, President & CEO. He is also the interim director of Drexel University's Center for Corporate Reputation Management and serves on the board of directors of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the Young Presidents' Organization, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, YMCA of Greater Philadelphia, Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Film Festival and the Alumni Board of Advisors for the Bellisario College. He speaks regularly before industry groups and is a blogger for Advertising Age magazine.