2022 Notable Leaders in Marketing

Marketing professionals are tasked with effectively connecting brands with their target audiences and the larger public. In a time marked by a pandemic, labor and supply shortages, inflation, a social justice movement, and demands for equity, that’s not a simple job. But TCB’s 2022 Notable Leaders in Marketing have proven themselves, and the brands they represent, worthy of recognition.

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Rebecca Martin

Rebecca Martin

Chief marketing officer, Total Expert
Rebecca Martin is a 20-year marketing veteran in Minnesota’s technology industry, having held positions at companies including Calabrio, Code42, Trissential, Stellent, and Oracle. Since joining St. Louis Park-based fintech software
Milena Oliveira

Milena Oliveira

Senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Transportation and Electronics Business Group, 3M
Milena Oliveira began her career with 3M as an intern in her home country of Brazil. Since then, she’s spent 21 years in varying business management and marketing roles for
Emily Pritchard

Emily Pritchard

Founder and CEO, The Social Lights
Emily Pritchard founded Minneapolis social media marketing agency The Social Lights in 2011, the same year she graduated from college. While her peers were applying for internships, Pritchard leaned into
Justin Robinette

Justin Robinette

Marketing director, EisnerAmper
Justin Robinette joined the Minneapolis office of entrepreneurial accounting, tax, and advisory firm EisnerAmper (formerly, Lurie LLP) in March 2020. Since that time, he’s been at the center of the
Debra “Deb” Rohloff

Debra “Deb” Rohloff

Vice president and director of client and community relations, PNC Bank
Twenty-five-year marketing veteran Debra Rohloff has worked extensively building brand loyalty and turning consumers into brand advocates. She spent 20 years of her career at Target, where she led a
Carolyn Sakstrup

Carolyn Sakstrup

Executive vice president, chief growth and generosity officer, Thrivent
As part of Thrivent’s ambition to become a leader in diversified financial services, the Minneapolis-based financial services organization made a strategic hire in December 2021, welcoming Carolyn Sakstrup as its
Hillery Shay

Hillery Shay

Vice president of marketing and communications, Children’s Minnesota
Hillery Shay stepped into the role of vice president of marketing and communications of Children’s Minnesota just over a year ago and made an immediate impact. She launched the Twin
Chris White

Chris White

Director of marketing, Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis
Chris White has a history of propelling luxury hotel and resort openings, renovations, and rebranding projects to success in all market conditions. He has worked in marketing and sales at