Building a Rock Star Culture Through Marketing

For his latest podcast, Alan Hart interviews Assurance’s Chief Marketing Officer and Brand strategist, Steven Handmaker. Assurance is among the largest and most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. A “Top 50” broker and repeated national “Best Place to Work” winner. What makes assurance special and unique relative to other companies in the field…

16: Corporate Boards, Future CMOs and Impact on Company Performance

Part 1 with Kimberly Whitler, Forbes contributor and Assistant Marketing Professor at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, sat down with Alan Hart to discuss her recent research looking at company performance, corporate board composition and the CMO. Did you know purely analytical CMOs are correlated to poor company performance? Did you know…

13: Mark-Hans Richer, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Harley-Davidson

Mark-Hans Richer of Harley-Davidson spoke to Alan Hart about what many scoffed at a few years ago: Take a brand with an aging owner base and made it a must-have product for young adult riders. In 2008 we made some big moves with product introduction of Dark Custom, which — as a strategic initiative —…

Oscar Wins by Making Healthcare More Humane

“Oscar’s problem with the healthcare industry is that it’s viewed as inhumane. The industry doesn’t really focus on the individual, and it’s hard to navigate,” says Veronica Parker-Hahn, Vice President of Marketing at Oscar Insurance. “And we saw a great opportunity to bring a human component to healthcare.” According to the New York Times, Oscar…

12: Veronica Parker-Hahn, VP of Marketing at Oscar Insurance

Tips, advice, and insights from the industry’s top, award-winning marketers. “Oscar’s problem with the healthcare industry is that it’s viewed as inhumane. The industry doesn’t really focus on the individual, and it’s hard to navigate,” says Veronica Parker-Hahn, Vice President of Marketing at Oscar Insurance speaking to Alan Hart. “And we saw a great opportunity…

11: Linda Lee, Global Advertising and Brand Director at GE Capital

Linda Lee, GE Capital’s Global Advertising and Brand Director, sits down with Alan Hart. Linda and the rest of her team recently took home an Effie at this year’s Effie Awards Gala in New York, for their work which centered around the financial giant’s differential value proposition – the fact that GE does more than…

9: Chris Stamper, SVP of Corporate Marketing at TD Bank

Tips, advice, and insights from the industry’s top, award-winning marketers. Alan Hart sits down with Chris Stamper, SVP of Corporate Marketing at TD Bank, to discuss TD’s inspiration behind one of the most touching campaigns of the past year.