Nancy Hill to Present Heffern Lecture October 8
October 07, 2008
Nancy Hill ‘79, president and chief executive officer of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA), will present the Gordon Heffern Business Ethics Lecture on Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall at Mount Union College.
Prior to joining the AAAA staff, Hill served as chief executive officer at Lowe New York, where she led an agency reorganization to more closely align services with the demands of clients in the 21st century. She was executive vice president and managing director at BBDO New York, where she oversaw several of the agency’s largest accounts, including Motorola, HBO, Visa and AOL.
Her background is steeped in technology experience from clients such as Cisco, LucasArts, Microsoft, Sybase, Sony and Verizon.
Named one of the “75 Most Influential Women in Business” in both 2001 and 2002 by the San Francisco Business Times, Hill has served on the Board of Directors of the Miami Ad School, has had many teaching engagements and is actively involved in a community and educational program in Ecuador.
The Gordon Heffern Business Ethics Lecture was established by Mount Union College Trustee Gordon E. Heffern to encourage dialogue about the practical ways in which spirituality can transform the workplace. Heffern, a graduate of the University of Virginia, served as chairman of the board of Society Corporation before retiring in 1987.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Presser Recital Hall is located within Cope Music Hall at the corner of Simpson Street and Union Avenue in Alliance. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni and College Activities at (330) 823-2030.