Marketing Executives

Tom Matthews – Executive Director for Corporate Communications, Longaberger, Inc.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Tom Matthews is the Executive Director for Corporate Communications for the iconic basketmaker Longaberger. We recently visited him at his company headquarters in Newark, Ohio. Where are Longaberger baskets made? Our Home Office – the basket-shaped building – is in Newark, Ohio. Our manufacturing campus, which is home to basketmaking, Make A Basket, distribution and [...]

Anita Stanley – Marketing Executive and Owner of ABS:Works

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Where are you from? I was born and grew up in north Central West Virginia. Where did you go to college and what did you major in? Attended West Virginia University and received a B.S. in Journalism with a major in advertising. What has been your career path from college to your present job? Like [...]

David Hessen – Marketing Director for the National Watch and Clock Museum

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Dave Hessen is the Director of Communications for the National Watch and Clock Museum and the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. (NAWCC) Both organizations are housed in a spacious museum complex in Columbia, Pennsylvania – located on the banks of the Susquehanna River 15 miles south of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and just off Route [...]

Pam Engelland – Director of the Corn Palace Visitors Bureau

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Pam Engelland is the director of the Corn Palace Convention and Visitors Bureau in Mitchell, South Dakota. A lifelong resident of Mitchell, she tells us about the only building in America with a fa├žade fashioned from corn. What was the original impetus behind decorating a building with corn? Eight years before the turn of the [...]