The 2019 Movers and Shakers Honorees

Congratulations to this year’s Movers and Shakers Award honorees below who have demonstrated that they are industry thought leaders in the use of social media for their brand or client. This prestigious group was honored for how they’ve shakin’ up their social media strategy during the opening reception of The Social Shake-Up Show on May 6, 2019 in Atlanta.

Contact Awards Coordinator Mary-Lou French if you have any questions.

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Community Builder

Daylee Baker

Manager, Digital Communications and Strategic Partnerships

Get Schooled

Nicole Brownstein

Digital Communications Specialist

NYC Department of Small Business Services

Tess Connor

Director of Marketing, US Partner Strategy & Programs


Casey Dillon

Account Supervisor

CURA Strategies

Lindsay Goldman

Assistant Manager, Social Media & PR


Cameron Green

Assistant Manager, Social Media & PR

Newell Brands

Matt Hansen

Assistant Manager, Social Media & PR


Alisa Hughley

Community Outreach Specialist

DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority

Kevaleen Lara

Marketing Director

Abilities Expo

Kayla Morgan

Assistant Manager, Social Media & Public Relatins


Elizabeth Ntonjira

Communication Manager- Central, East & West Africa


Piera Pizzo

Social Media Manager


Jamie Siegel

Senior Relationship Marketing Manager—Email, Social, CRM

Enjoy Life Foods - subsidiary of Mondelez International

Michelle Stinson-Ross

Managing Director of Marketing Operations

Apogee Results

Renola Swoboda

Digital Marketing Manager


Cara Tompot

Communications Manager

The Mesothelioma Center

Michelle Tulande

Social Media Specialist

Florida International University


Melissa Bauman

VP Marketing

Urgent Care for Kids

Douglas Bohrer

Director of Digital Strategy

Apron Food PR

Alok Choudhary

Founder and Chief Scientist

4C Insights

Adam Durfee

Managing Director

Y Digital Agency

Marc Goldman

Head of Sponsorship and Marketing

Marine Corps Marathon

Curtis Midkiff

Social Business Advisor

Southwest Airlines

Gretchen O'Hara

VP Go-to-Market Strategy, US One Commercial Partner


Adam Ritchie


Adam Ritchie Brand Direction

Jackie Vetrano

Online Marketing and Social Media Manager

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Josh Anisfeld

Vice President, Digital Marketing

Heidrick & Struggles

Melanie Cohn

Senior Manager, Brand Stewardship

Dunkin' Brands

Carmen Collins

Sr. Social Media and Talent Brand Manager

Cisco (@WeAreCisco)

Paul Kontonis

Chief Marketing Officer


Kenneth Madrigal

Sr. Social and Digital Strategy Lead


Mario Martinez Jr.

Founder, CEO


Misi McClelland

Senior Vice President

Ignite Social Media

Ashley Mowrey

Director, Social Media & Public Relations

Newell Brands

Bryony Wardell

Director of Marketing and Communications

University of South Carolina, College of Hospitality Retail and Sport Management

Rising Star

Stephanie Abeles

Social Media Strategist

BayCare Health System

Brian Ackermann

Account Executive

Havas PR

Tabitha Aldridge

Social Media Coordinator

Douglas Shaw & Associates

Christine Alexis

Social Media Manager, Region Americas

DB Schenker Americas

Drew Black

Digital Marketing Coordinator and Brand Ambassador


Marissa Brugnoli

Marketing Communications Specialist

Axalta Coating Systems

Jismeri Castillo

Corporate Social Media Lead

Northrop Grumman

Samantha Cummons

Social Media Specialist

Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board

Megan Duffy

Account Executive

Havas PR

Angela Duggan

Director, Social Media


Lyndsey Edwards

Marketing Manager

INTRUST Bank Arena - an SMG managed facility

Amanda Ellis

Manager, Social Media & Public Relations

Newell Brands

Robert Gaudet

Senior Marketing Manager


Jason Hall

Head of Social Media Engagement Operations


Steve Kearns

Associate Marketing Manager-Social Media


Aubrianna Kress

ATL311 Social Media Specialist

City of Atlanta 311

Krystal Kusmieruk

Social Media Manager

Greater Palm Springs CVB

Brian Laird

Vice President, Digital


Raymond Leung

Talent Brand Manager

Cisco (@WeAreCisco)

Talia Mejia

Digital Marketing Manager

Bibby Financial Services

Chelsea Memet

Social Media & Engagement Manager


Victoria Nielsen

Senior Manager, Social + Digital Strategy

FOCUS Brands

Beth Shaver

Social Media Specialist

Hanger, Inc.

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