Leadership Board

The eec would not be able accomplish all that it does without the dedication and commitment of the members of the eec. A special thanks to the members that serve on the Member Advisory Committee (listed below) and eec Subcommittees. We’re grateful for all of their hard work, great ideas and inspiring leadership.


MAC is comprised of leaders in the email marketing community and sets the strategic direction and forwards the mission for the entire DMA Email Experience Council. Meet your executive leadership team:

  • Mr. Len Shneyder Chair of MAC VP, Industry Relations (SendGrid)
  • Mr. Matt Vernhout Vice-Chair of MAC Director, Privacy & Industry Relations (250ok)
  • Mr. Dennis Dayman Chairman Emeritus Chief Privacy & Security Officer (Return Path, Inc.)
  • Mr. Rick Buck Vice-Chair of Advocacy Subcommittee SVP, Privacy (Zeta Global)
  • Mr. John Caldwell President (Red Pill Email)
  • Mr. Anthony Chiulli Chair of Education & Events Subcommittee Director of Product Marketing (250ok)
  • Ms. Emma Coria Email Production Manager (Live Nation and House of Blues Entertainment)
  • Ms. Kait Creamer Vice-Chair of Education & Events Subcommittee Email Marketing Manager (Scaled Agile)
  • Ms. Heather Curcio Email Channel Marketing Manager, Digital Member Experience (AARP)
  • Mr. Will Devlin Vice-Chair of Membership & Marketing Subcommittee VP, Marketing (MessageGears)
  • Mr. Derek Harding Chair of Advocacy Subcommittee Chief Technology Officer (Trendline Interactive)
  • Ms. Nancy Harris Co-Chair of EEC2019 Planning Committee Senior Compliance Lead (Sailthru)
  • Ms. Jennifer Hoth Sr. Relationship Marketing Strategist (DEG)
  • Ms. Jeanne Jennings Chair of Membership & Marketing Subcommittee Founder and Lead Strategist (Email Optimization Shop)
  • Mr. Justin Khoo President (Campaign Workhub)
  • Mr. Dan McDermott Director of Product Marketing - Messaging (Epsilon)
  • Ms. Alyssa Nahatis Co-Chair of EEC2019 Planning Committee Director of Deliverability & Global Services (Adobe)
  • Ms. Kath Pay CEO (Holistic Email Marketing)
  • Mr. Ryan Phelan Chairman Emeritus CMO (Origin Email)
  • Mr. Dwight Sholes Principal (Sholes LLC)
  • Ms. Shanon Strahl Chair of Awards Subcommittee
  • Ms. Karen Talavera Vice-Chair of 2018 Nominating Committee President (Synchronicity Marketing)
  • Mr. Mark Talley Vice-Chair of Awards Subcommittee Roku
  • Mr. Tink Taylor Chair of 2018 Nominating Committee Founder & President (dotdigital)
  • Mr. Bart Thornburg Director of Email Marketing (Total Wine & More)
  • Mr. Sal Tripi AVP Digital Operations (Publishers Clearing House)

Our Mission is to:
  • EDUCATE the latest trends and techniques from eec hosted webinars, reports, and events.
  • PROTECT your practices with guidance… to ADVOCATE ethical email marketing best practices and technologies through guidance and our partnership with DMA advocacy efforts.
  • CONNECT with experts, thought leaders and peers in your field from across the globe.
  • LEAD through engagement and volunteer opportunities with eec committees and projects.