LMG has a core team of eleven senior executives that staff the centers of excellence. Following are the bio/outlines of the principals who will be working on the Carter business

Don Dixon: Founding Partner

  • 40 Years Experience
  • Dancer Fitzgerald & Sample: Account Supervisor
  • Anheuser Busch: Director Integrated Marketing & Sports Programming
  • Saatchi & Saatchi: Chairman Marketing Services
  • Cox Enterprises: President LMG
  • Director Integrated Marketing
  • Lifestyle Marketing Group: Founder/Owner
  • Category Leading Brand/Company Experience: Big G Cereals, Toyota, Maxwell House, M&M Mars, Xerox, IBM, Chase Bank, Anheuser Busch, Jeep, Coke
  • Awards: Reggie’s (multiple), AiM Gold, Addy’s (multiple)

Harvey Hoffenberg: Chief Creative Partner

  • 40 Years Experience
  • Bozell Worldwide: Managing Partner / Chief Creative Officer
  • Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide: Vice Chairman / Chief Creative Officer
  • PepsiCo: Strategic / Creative Consultant
  • Advertising Hall of Fame for “Pepsi – The Choice of a New Generation”
  • Director’s Guild Member
  • Category Leading Brand / Company Experience:  P&G, J&J, General Mills, Burger King, Pepsi-Cola, Taco Bell, British Airways, Samsung, IHOP, Gallo, Taylor-Made, Kawasaki, Gallo
  • Awards: Cannes Grand Prix (Pepsi) , Clios (Multiple) Addy’s (multiple), Gold Lions (multiple)

Tony De Feria: Partner, Ethnic Marketing & Communications

  • 25+Years Experience
  • Baltimore Sun: Director Design and Graphics
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Director of Consumer Marketing Design & Communications, Creative Director, Brand Manager AJC
  • Cox Newspapers: Director and Publisher Hispanic Publications
  • Awards: Multiple award winner in design and marketing categories nationally &internationally
  • Outside Client Experience: State of Georgia, American Cancer Society, Alliance Theatre, Newsweek, Psychology Today, New York Post, AP, UPI, The Washington Times, AS Media (Madrid), RAMO (Brazil)

Kim McQuilken: Partner, Intellectual Property & Partnership Development: 

  • Past EVP of Turner Broadcasting owned Cartoon Network. Responsible for 120 person staff and $450M in annual revenue. Developed licensing and partnership relationships with: Disney, Sony, Viacom, Paramount, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Star Wars
  • Professional QB for 9 years with USFL and NFL. Cum laude business graduate Lehigh University

Jim Wilson: Director, Research:

  • Over 25 years experience in consumer and B2B research
  • Director of Research at the Atlanta Journal & Constitution
  • Research Director and Reporter at Landmark Communications
  • Conducted research in every major consumer and most major B2B advertised categories
  • Member of the Scarborough Advisory Board
  • Kantar National Media Advisory Board Member
  • Two-term member of the Newspaper Association of America National Research Board
  • Authored two national studies for the Newspaper Association of America

John Faulkner: Partner, Strategic Event Development and Activation:

  • 25 year veteran in the marketing and promotion and event field
  • Experience in over 50 different product categories. Events include: Bon Appétit “Taste of Park Avenue” – Wine and Epicurean Dining, Reno Air Races, Buick Regal “Official Vehicle” Sponsorship, the USA Women’s International Basketball Tournament
  • Worked for the following brand’s and companies in various sponsorship and event projects: Cadillac, Casio, Chrysler, Coors, Del Taco, Diageo, Dodge, Ford, Frito-Lay, GM, Honda, Jeep, J&J, Lincoln, Mazda, Miller Brewing, Mitsubishi, Pepsi-Cola, MTV, Nestle, P&G, Samsung, Sara Lee, Target, Reebok, Sony, Toyota and Verizon

Michael Ritz:  VP,  Sponsorship Sales NE:

  • VP of Sponsorships Turner Learning
  • Executive Publisher of “Coach and Athletic Director” magazine
  • Managing Director of CoachPlus Marketing, a sports marketing division of Scholastic
  • Created and managed integrated marketing programs with Nike, the NBA, Major League Baseball, US Air Force, etc.

Sarah Galvin: Director,  Strategic Alliances NE:

  • Over 20 years experience in sponsorships and partnerships
  • Director of Harrah’s Entertainment Partnerships
    NHL Promotion Director
  • Producer of the Dram Desk Awards at Lincoln Center
  • Exclusive Sales Agent for the Miss America Pageant
  • Producer of the Ad Week Special Event of the Year