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President 

Ray Benedicktus of OC Marketing Analytics

About Ray:  Ray is a marketing focused leader with 16 years experience in consulting, research, branding and marketing implementations. He brings a creative approach to quantitative analysis and problem solving as a leader and strategist of marketing, research, consulting projects for corporate, small business, institutional, educational, government, and non-profit clients. Ray has an exceptional track record in presenting statistically valid consumer data and interpreting research results into managerial insights and actionable strategies.


 

President-Elect

This position on the AMAOC Board is open. If you are interested in volunteering your support,  please connect with AMA OC leaders.


 

Chapter Secretary

Kara Rabouin of Hart Kienle Pentecost

About Elizabeth: Kara is newer to the marketing field, but in just 5 short years she has made her way to the top. From excelling as a Receptionist early on, Kara moved up to a Marketing Coordinator position, which led her to become a Marketing Director at one of the most respected law firms in southern California, Hart Kienle Pentecost. Kara’s passion for quality and efficiency is what drives her motivation for success. In 2022, she was able to secure two magnificent awards for her firm including the prestigious Best Place to Work in OC award by Orange County Business Journal. Kara’s most favored areas are communications, customer experience and satisfaction, corporate and internal office event planning, email marketing, branding, graphic design, and networking within the community. When Kara isn’t taking over the marketing world, she can be found working towards her MBA while balancing being a wife and mother.

 


 

VP Finance

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VP Programming

Brooke Behunin

 


 


 

VP Special Events

Craig Maloney of EverythingOnline SEM

Craig Maloney is the co-founder and president of EverythingOnline, LLC an integrated digital marketing agency providing search and digital marketing solutions to businesses of all sizes. Craig is also digital marketing enthusiast bringing sales and marketing leadership to a rapidly evolving industry.


 

VP Membership

Van Thu Nguyen owner of Envisionary Studio

About Van: aka Van Revival is a hard-driving brand builder with a refined eye for beauty known to help people achieve goals quicker through community, marketing, and 360-degree branding. Her experiential empathic approach has gotten brands to the #1 spot on Apple Podcast, closed a $1.2M+ contract, sell-out live events, and grown a membership community by 43% in less than a year. With a background in coaching, Van can take your professional image to where you want it to be. She has worked with the world’s most photographed clients including The Kardashians, Forest Whitaker, and All-4-One.

Specialties: reputation establishment, brand development, positioning strategies, consulting, social media, website, event marketing, digital marketing, directory listings, creative production, workspace set up.


 

VP Sponsorship

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VP Career Development

This position on the AMAOC Board is open. If you are interested in volunteering your support,  please connect with AMA OC leaders.


 

VP Collegiate Relations

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VP Communications

Denise Ward of Chapman University

About Denise: Denise is a results driven marketing professional with experience in media buying, planning, account management, and strategy. Her passion for strategy and dedication to client success led to increases in lead generation and brand awareness for her clients. Industries of experience include; e-commerce clients, pharmaceuticals, HVAC and currently higher education.

 


 

VP Talent Acquisition

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Art Director

Teresa Fritzler of Fritzler Design

About Teresa: Teresa Fritzler is an expert visual communicator and defines corporate brands with emotionally charged design that defines who companies are, what they do and why they're valuable. Teresa has owned Fritzler Design for over 25 years saving the world one logo, website, social media graphic, brochure and trade show graphic at a time.

Good art directors give back. Teresa has contributed design to AMAOC since 2016 and designs promotional materials for Ryan’s Reach, an organization that supports the brain injured and their families. For 7 years she was involved with the local design organization, AIGAOC, and served on their board of directors.