Elaine Fogel

President and CMO, Solutions Marketing & Consulting LLC

Elaine Fogel is a well-known blogger, writer, consultant, and marketing thought leader who has worked for, and with, many organizations on marketing strategy, communications tactics, branding, and customer service. From her earlier agency career assignments copywriting Procter & Gamble, Nestlé Carnation and Kraft materials in her native Canada, Elaine's passion for marketing took her to senior-level positions for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and March of Dimes. Since relocating to Phoenix in late 2004 and launching Solutions Marketing & Consulting, she has worked with many local, regional, and national organizations on a variety of projects. A professional speaker and trainer, Elaine is a senior contributor to MarketingProfs.com and was a contributing writer for The Business Journal. Her articles have appeared in several publications. Elaine chairs the American Marketing Association's (AMA) Nonprofit Marketing Community and is chair of the 2011 AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference in DC. She has served the Association of Fundraising Professionals' (AFP) international Communications and Marketing Committee and is on the board of the AFP Greater Arizona Chapter. She serves as an officer for a start-up nonprofit called Lead for Good, and is also a professional member of the National Speakers Association. Elaine's career has included stints as a cookbook author, teacher, singer and television show host. She loves tennis and golf and is an admitted social media and Internet junkie.