AMA Austin Ends Another Successful Fiscal Year

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Pictured left to right: Jacob Smedley, Heather Dunn, Sarah Neal, Connie Johns, Angela Brutsche, Susan Andrus, Daniel Rallada 

Connie Johns, AMA Chapter President

June marks the end of AMA Austin’s 2017-18 fiscal year. At the helm of our Austin chapter our chapter president: Connie Johns, of Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing. Connie stepped in during a pivotal time in our organization. Our tremendous gratitude goes out to Connie and the volunteers who make AMA an essential community for marketers.

AMA Austin Leadership Board

Serving in the role of Vice President of Membership Recruitment was Stephanie Washington of Visit Austin.

Our Vice President of Membership Retention was Peggy Smith.

Leading our programs was Ashley Edwards of Atlassian, who will move into the role of Vice President of Sponsorships in the coming year.

Vice President of Communications was Michelle Vrudhula of Recon Research, who will serve as 2018-19 president elect.

Sarah Neal, of Concierge Auctions, dutifully served as VP of Technology and will lead Communications for 2018-19.

Our executive board was comprised of Connie Johns, Heather Dunn, Susan Andrus of Object Rocket, and Angela Brutsche of the Texas Association of REALTORS. Angela will serve as the incoming president for 2018-19.

AMA Austin Volunteer Recognition

In addition to the Board members who help bring marketing professionals together through AMA, volunteers have contributed their time, talent and expertise to our organization and its members. To name a few:
  • Jenni Gritti
  • Jill Stachura
  • Jacob Smedley
  • Cristina Montemayor
  • Gabby Dohse
  • Courtney Bartsch
  • Tyler Price
  • Wes Pollitte
Big thanks to all of you for your contributions. Your efforts have created a strong foundation for the coming year.

Want to Volunteer for AMA Austin?

Strategic planning for the 2018-19 year has begun, and we’re looking forward to seeing more AMA members at future programs. If you’d like to make a difference by volunteering for AMA, please let us know by sending a note to
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