About AMA Milwaukee
Founded in 1946, the American Marketing Association-Milwaukee Chapter is the longest standing association of marketing professionals in the state of Wisconsin. As an affiliate of the American Marketing Association International, AMA Milwaukee provides continuing learning and education opportunities on cutting-edge technologies, trends and marketing resources; educational publications; networking opportunities with other local and national business leaders; professional marketing certification; and volunteer and professional advancement opportunities.
To be a leader in all areas of marketing for advancing competencies, practices and thought leadership, and providing practical insights to help marketers meet critical challenges, improve effectiveness and keep their organizations on the competitive edge.
To be an indispensable resource for our members and all marketing professionals throughout southeastern Wisconsin for advancing their professional careers.
To be the benchmark for marketing associations locally, and continue to be recognized nationally as one of the American Marketing Association’s leading chapters.
We have a continual program of events and training throughout the year that are tailored to make you a better marketer. Not only will you be learning from some of the sharpest minds in the industry, as an AMA member you’ll also enjoy a discount on your tickets.
Meet the Board
Michele is the Founder & CEO of Green Onion Creative marketing agency. In addition to her marketing career, she is a group fitness instructor at Wauwatosa School District-Recreation Department.
Milena is the Founder of Milena Elite, an online business manager & consultant. She supports business owners in their growth. She is originally from Poland and is English-Polish bilingual.
Ben is a Financial Advisor at Thrivent in Waukesha. He is also a board member at the Housing Action Coalition of Waukesha.
VP of Membership
Dana is an Account Supervisor at GMR Marketing. While studying at UW-Whitewater, she was involved in the nationally-ranked UW-Whitewater American Marketing Association.
VP of Programming Co-Chair
Patrick is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Ascedia. He’s also the co-host of the “Over a Pint Podcast,” where he discusses the “constantly changing world of marketing.”
Kathy Van Zeeland
VP of Communications
Kathy is the Senior Director of Communications at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee. She’s also an adjunct faculty member and teaches writing for new media.
VP of Communications
Erin is a Digital Marketing Specialist at Badger Components in Southwest Wisconsin. She has over 15 years of marketing experience with a focus in innovation and the future of digital marketing.
VP of Volunteer Talent Management
Leah is a Digital Marketing Manager at Zacks Professional Services. She has decades of creative and marketing experience.
VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Rachael is the Founder and CEO (Chief Efficiency Officer) of Mova Business Solutions. She’s also a Member of the Board of Directors at Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative and Accountability Chief Manager at Athena Communications.
VP of Brand & Innovation
Bryan is the CEO and Founder of Moon Landing, Inc. Known for orchestrating inspired brand causes, his approach has attracted several Fortune 500’s, mid-sized companies, startups, nonprofits, sports teams and high-profile celebrities.
Immediate Past President