Advertising Recruiters Panel

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

33 E. Congress Pkwy, 219 33 E Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60605

What does it take to work at an advertising agency in management, strategy and creative roles? How can you make the leap from student to industry professional and launch your career in advertising and marketing?

Hear first-hand from recruiters that work with some of Chicago's leading, global agencies on how your work can get noticed and how you can break into the industry. Prepare to land a career working to build brand recognition, managing clients and accounts, and executing campaigns across multiple platforms.

Students with interest from all majors and class levels are invited to attend this student moderated panel presented in partnership with Columbia College Chicago's Ad Club.

Check back for latest info on panelists.

Confirmed panelists include*:

Craig Badynee, Creative Recruiter, VML

Katie Kreutzer, Creative Recruiter, Vitamin T

Ilana Black, Agent - Creative, Vitamin T

Amy Zanglin, Director of Creative Recruiting, Leo Burnett / Arc Worldwide / Lapiz

Sheri Silverman, Strategy Recruiter, Leo Burnett 

Heather Hayden, Director of Talent, The Escape Pod

Mary-Therese Barkhausen, Recruitment Manager Account Management, McGarryBowen

Holly Willis, Account Director, FCB

*Subject to change with availability


AAF Ad Club aims to connect alternating majors across Columbia to produce high quality and creative work for a personal and professional portfolio. Emphasizing the importance of art and advertising connections, we want to make appearances within agencies and young professional competitions. We strive to network with other clubs at Columbia as well as plan interactive events to make a truly enriching experience.

Join us at our meetings every Tuesday at 33 East Congress at 6:30PM!

Event Type

Presentation, Talk, Career Planning, Engage Columbia, Career


School of Media Arts, Advertising and Public Relations, Students, Organizations, Career Center



Free for current students


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