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President and CMO
As an author, speaker, marketer, brand and customer experience evangelist, educator, and consultant, Elaine Fogel engages, entertains, and motivates audiences and readers with stories and lessons gleaned from her diverse career as a singer, teacher, cookbook author, television show host, and marketing executive.
Originally from Canada, she has worked with celebrity spokespeople; produced television and radio spots; served as a spokesperson in national media; and stewarded relationships with corporate partners such as Nike, Ford, Aventis, and Air Canada. She has written, produced, and developed materials on ad agency contract for major corporate clients such as Kraft, Procter & Gamble, Nestlé Carnation, and Warner-Lambert.
Elaine has been a contributing writer to The Business Journal, and contributes to MarketingProfs, SmallBizClub (founded by NFL Hall of Famer and author, Fran Tarkenton), Business2Community, and Kingged.com. People in 100+ countries have read her blog, Totally Uncorked on Marketing, and her articles have appeared in many print and digital publications.
Elaine has been a faculty associate at Arizona State University and is a professional member of the National Speakers Association. Interviewed by NBC News and CNN, she is a sought-after marketing and branding thought leader who specializes in small-to-medium businesses and nonprofit organizations.
She is also the author of Beyond Your Logo: 7 Brand Ideas That Matter Most For Small Business Success, a 2016 Finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards as well as the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
In her “real life,” she plays tennis, swims, follows a plant-based diet, and cuddles with her dog, Mitzy. She and Allen became U.S. citizens in 2014 and have two grown children.
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Allen Fogel has been in sales and marketing for over 25 years. In his early career, he worked for an upscale men’s clothing manufacturer before joining forces with a Toronto-based custom uniform manufacturer that serviced the hospitality and airline industries. As vice president of sales, he traveled North America developing and managing client accounts such as Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Hotels by Hilton, Canadian Airlines, Calgary Saddledome, Trump Taj Mahal, and Sheraton Hotels & Resorts.
Allen worked with hotel and airline executives, developing collaborative relationships while helping them identify their needs and working with their staff to implement customized programs. He project managed each client’s program from initial meeting through to completion.
After relocating to the U.S. in late 2004, he transferred his skills and experience to the promotional products and custom printing side of SOLUTIONS Marketing & Consulting. He works with North American businesses and nonprofit organizations, helping them build their brand awareness using a variety of logo items and print collateral. Whether people seek his guidance for golf tournament giveaways, customer, volunteer, and donor appreciation gifts, awards, trade shows, product launches, campaigns, major events, incentive programs, or just one-to-one relationship building, Allen spends the necessary time sourcing appropriate options, collaborating on ideas, and then delivering on time, within the client’s budget.
In his “real life,” Allen lives for powder skiing. He plays tennis and is a passionate volunteer for Arizona Leader Dogs and Lions Clubs. He has also served as an ambassador for the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce.
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