BOA Represents Executives from WGBH, One to One Interactive, Simmons School of Management, Forrester Research
Watertown, MA. May 27, 2009 –- Corey McPherson Nash (www.corey.com.), a leading national branding and design firm based in Watertown, Massachusetts, has added three new members to its board of advisors. Michael McCay, of One to One Interactive, Chris Pullman, from WGBH, and Fiona Wilson, from the Simmons School of Management, join existing advisor Julie Meringer, from Forrester Research. The board will work closely with the firm's management team to develop new strategies for today's rapidly evolving marketplace that are relevant, effective and compelling.
"We are grateful to have access to some of the sharpest, most creative minds through our Board of Advisors," said Andrea Naddaff, partner and vice president for business development at Corey McPherson Nash. "In our efforts to deliver thoughtful design and branding strategy, we will tap into the board for fresh insights and unique perspectives on a variety of topics including social media and strategies relevant for today's market conditions."
About the Corey McPherson Nash Board of Advisors
Michael A. McCay
As Chief Finance Officer & Chief Operating Officer of One to One Interactive, Michael is responsible for the oversight of financial and accounting operations, technology and information systems, facilities and administration of One to One and its four subsidiaries.
In his twenty years of Finance and Operations experience, Michael has also held top financial positions at The Boston Group and KHJPR after serving as Operations Director for Boston's longest-standing classical music and dance presenting organization. In addition to his work at One to One, Michael serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, MA.
Michael graduated from Suffolk University's Sawyer School of Management magna cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and went on to graduate with distinction from Bentley College's McCallum Graduate School earning a Master's degree in Business Administration.
Julie H. Meringer
Meringer's career at Forrester has spanned more than 14 years. Currently, she is vice president for Forrester's Consulting practice in the Americas and is responsible for driving growth in Forrester's research-based consulting group. Previously, she was a vice president for Forrester's CIO Group - part of Forrester's Oval offering. She has conducted custom research for top CIOs and has worked with them to develop strategies around the intersection of business and technology. As a veteran in the technology research industry, Julie has provided in-depth analysis and guidance to many senior technology executives. Most recently, she has worked with the top IT executives at US Mint, Verizon, CGE&Y, and DirecTV. Julie has helped them analyze issues like how to organize IT to better support business and which service provider has the best business process outsourcing expertise for a specific industry.
Julie has also worked with leading-edge firms in Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France, Canada, Japan, Thailand, and South Africa to define their IT organizations and use of outside service providers. She has been quoted on CNBC and the BBC and in The Wall Street Journal and other publications.
Prior to joining Forrester in 1993, Julie was an English teacher in Japan. She is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire.
Since 1973, Pullman served as Vice President of Design for WGBH, a major supplier of programs and web content for PBS. He and his staff were responsible for the visual personality of WGBH, as expressed through its on-air titles, credits and animation, classroom materials and interactive media.
Viewers of PBS will recognize Pullman's work in the opening title sequences of "Masterpiece Theatre" and "Antiques Roadshow" and the WGBH animated on-air signature, which is used at the end of every program produced by the public broadcaster.
After receiving his BA in History from Princeton University in 1963, Mr. Pullman enrolled in a three-year graduate program in Graphic Design at Yale. He earned his MFA in 1966 and the same year began teaching in the graduate and undergraduate programs at Yale, an affiliation he still maintains regularly as Senior Critic.
Fiona Sara Wilson
Currently on the faculty of the Simmons School of Management, Fiona is interested in how technology intersects with social entrepreneurship. Her experience includes serving as VP of Marketing for CMGI (the Internet Investment & Development company) and Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in senior Media Research, Media Planning and International Account Management roles. Active in the community, she has served as a volunteer and board member for many non-profit organizations and loves hanging out with her young daughter.
Fiona graduated with highest honors from Simmons College School of Management earning a Master's degree in Business Administration, and is currently pursuing her doctorate in strategy and policy at the Boston University School of Management.
About Corey McPherson Nash
Corey McPherson Nash (CMN), a national branding and design firm, helps organizations achieve measurable brand equity across a wide variety of print, interactive communications and social media outlets. Founded more than 25 years ago, CMN is widely recognized for its thoughtful design and strategic insights into the critical task of brand iteration and creative development, and cultural institutions.