David Indo

David Indo is a highly experienced media leader having spent 20 years within some of the world’s most ambitious and famous marketing organisations.

He co-founded ID Comms in 2009 alongside media strategist Tom Denford, with a clear view of how marketers could upgrade their media management capabilities and make media investments work harder to drive profitable business outcomes.

Tom Denford

Tom Denford is one of the world's most trusted advisors to senior marketers and procurement leaders on navigating media and digital transformation.

Prior to founding ID Comms in 2009 with ex-Nike media director David Indo, Tom had held global strategy roles at major media and creative agencies, including Carat in London and JWT in New York.

Nick Manning

Nick has spent 30 years in the media industry, principally having co-founded Manning Gottlieb Media (MGM) in 1990. MGM became one of the most highly respected and fastest growing Media Specialist agencies before becoming part of Omnicom in 1997. His most recent position was CEO of OMD's operations in the UK. Nick also co-founded OPera, the media negotiaion arm for OMD and PHD, with billings of £1 billion.

Morag Blazey

Morag spent more than 20 years in agencies; at CDP as a TV buyer, BBH as a planner buyer where she worked on Audi and NatWest Banks and most recently at PHD. She joined PHD as Group Account Director in 1994 to work on TV licensing, the BBC and COI anti-Smoking and Drugs Education. She was promoted to the board in 1995, became Managing Director in 1999 and CEO in 2006. Morag led the agency to its accolade of Agency of The Year in all three trade magazines in 2005. Morag left PHD in 2008 to broaden her communications and business experience.

Dietmar Kruse

Dietmar Kruse has more than 25 years' experience in marketing and media in various executive positions. Prior to joining Ebiquity as CEO in Germany, he was founder of Billetts in 2008 (now Ebiquity) and partner at Accenture for the period of four years, responsible for all Marketing and Media operations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. In his earlier position, he was Executive Director of Media Audits, where he built up the German business for the English company.

Mary Ellen Andras

Mary Ellen Andras has been the senior consultant with Joanne Davis Consulting Inc. since 2002. She has been actively involved in the firm’s consulting work for the Association of National Advertisers, Bausch & Lomb, BlueCross BlueShield, Choice Hotels, Jim Beam Brands, Macy’s and T.G.I. Friday’s to name a few. She oversees the primary and secondary research into firms/agencies with capabilities most relevant to search criteria while collaborating on RFP and response review in addition to working with clients during the subsequent phases of the search process.

Jane Twyon

Jane Twyon, Founder and President of Jane Twyon Inc. and Worldwide Media Directors, is an affiliated partner of Joanne Davis Consulting Inc. for media.

Jane has partnered with Joanne Davis Consulting on media searches for clients including Bayer, Jim Beam Brands, Collective (Payless and Stride Rite), Macy’s and VF Corporation.

Cheryl Benton

Cheryl Benton, CEO of 747 Marketing, is an affiliated partner of Joanne Davis Consulting Inc. for interactive and direct and relationship marketing.

Cheryl has partnered with Joanne Davis Consulting on several confidential projects for Pfizer and other clients, and they previously worked together in their earlier agency careers.

Steve Drake

Steve has responded to dozens of RFPs over the course of his 25+ career and led numerous PR agency searches as both a corporate communications executive and an independent consultant. Before launching RFP Associates, he ran his own corporate communications consultancy, Steven Drake Associates, LLC, where Steve offered services designed to help clients effectively communicate with audiences and achieve their organizational objectives.

Robert Udowitz

Over the course of his 25-year career, Robert has seen both sides of the request for proposal process while working at public relations/public affairs offices, corporations, and trade associations. Prior to creating RFP Associates, he was a PR/PA consultant based in Washington, DC, where his clients centered in the financial industry but included commercial real estate companies, trade associations and a magazine publisher.