15 Jun June 18, 2019 – Dazzling Digital Kristi Kellogg, Every Country w BofA Lee Abbamonte and Heart of the City Alexander Garvin
Kristi Kellogg – CEO and Founder at Dazzling Digital: Marketing Agency
Great content begins with keyword research. There are questions
that people are asking. The first step is finding out what they are.
Kristi Kellogg founded Dazzling Digital Marketing Agency in 2017. She works closely with the digital marketing and SEO team at Condé Nast, and she performs content strategy for Condé Nast brands including Vogue, Brides, Teen Vogue, Epicurious, Glamour, Allure, GQ and Condé Nast Traveler. Kristi also oversees paid and organic social media marketing for Search Engine Journal, a leading digital marketing news publication with more than 2 million visits per month. Dazzling Digital also works with major national brands including FiftyFlowers and MobileMonkey. Kellogg’s widely-credited digital marketing insights have been published on Search Engine Journal, Marketing Land, Search Engine Land, and 3Q Digital, among others. She is frequently cited as a digital marketing expert in the press, and she speaks regularly at digital marketing conferences, including Social Pro, Digital Growth Summit and Social Media Week.
Lee Abbamonte – Travel Expert, Youngest American to Visit Every Country in the World Plus the North and South Poles, and
John Sellers – Bank of America Preferred Rewards Executive
Global travel expert Lee Abbamonte, the youngest American to visit every country in the world as well as the North and South poles, and John Sellers, Bank of America Preferred Rewards Executive, discuss summer travel tips on how to save for dream vacations and how to maximize financial rewards, like points and cash back earnings. Lee is a travel expert, writer, entrepreneur, foodie, and global adventurer. Known as “the Marco Polo of the 21st century,” he is the youngest person to visit every country, plus the North and South Poles. A frequent contributor and on-air personality, Lee has been interviewed on Bloomberg TV, CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC, and the Travel Channel and has been featured in articles in top publications, including the Chicago Tribune, Condé Nast Traveler, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and countless others.
As the Bank of America executive in charge of Rewards, John Sellers oversees all rewards programs; including consumer and small business reward programs and credit card rewards redemption. Prior to his current role, he led work in other product areas at Bank of America including Auto Lending, Merrill Edge and Credit Card. John is the architect of the award-winning Bank of America Travel Rewards Credit Card and led the effort to bring chip technology to all Bank of America cards.
Alexander Garvin – President & CEO of AGA Public Realm Strategists and Author of The Heart of the City: Creating Vibrant Downtowns for a New Century
Cities are inanimate objects. They don’t do anything.
People or organizations do things.
Alexander Garvin has combined a career in urban planning and real estate with teaching, architecture, and public service. He is now President and CEO of AGA Public Realm Strategists, Inc., a planning and design firm in New York City that is responsible for the initial master plans for the Atlanta BeltLine, Tessera (a 700-acre new community outside Austin), and Hinton Park in Collierville, Tennessee. Between 1996 and 2005 he was managing director for planning at NYC2012, the committee to bring the Summer Olympics to New York in 2012. During 2002-2003, he was Vice President for Planning, Design and Development of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. Over the last 49 years he has held prominent positions in five New York City administrations, including Deputy Commissioner of Housing and City Planning Commissioner. Alex is Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning and Management at Yale University, where he has taught a wide range of subjects including architecture, city planning, and real estate development. He is on the board of directors of the Forum for Urban Design and the Citizens Housing and Planning Council. Between 1996 and 2004, he was a fellow of the Urban Land Institute for whom he has organized and taught workshops on basic real estate development, the residential development process, and the role of design in real estate. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Skyscraper Museum, the Ed Bacon Foundation, the Society of American City and Regional Planning History, as well as the National Advisory Council of the Trust for Public Land. Alex is the author of multiple books including The American City: What Works, What Doesn’t, now in its third edition and What Makes a Great City, published by Island Press.