Marketing Messaging & the Future: Opportunities, Innovations & Inclusivity

January's NMAMA Event

Marketing Messaging & the Future: Opportunities, Innovations & Inclusivity

Join NMAMA for a panel discussion focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion in marketing. We will examine how companies are adapting to be more inclusive, how messaging is changing, what we can do as marketers to address these issues head-on, and more.

Khalil Ekulona, Host/Producer, KUNM-FM and Your New Mexico Government

Jason P. Anderson, Chief Member Experience Officer, Nusenda Credit Union
Kristelle Siarza, Owner and CEO, Siarza Social Digital
Michael M. Silva, Owner, Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory and Rude Boy Cookies 

We will examine:
* How organizations are adapting to be more inclusive 
* How messaging is changing
* What we can do as marketers to address these issues head-on... and more! 

Thursday, January 21, 2021
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


The Panel

Khalil Ekulona, Moderator

Khalil Ekulona is the host and producer of No More Normal, a pandemic focused radio show on KUNM. He’s been on television as the co-host of Good Day New Mexico on KOB4, The Prognosticators on ProView Sports, and as a correspondent with New Mexico PBS. He is a former educator who also makes hip hop music. You may have seen him behind your favorite bar when we were allowed to go to such places. He also makes the best chocolate chip cookies you’ve never had.

Jason P. Anderson, Panelist

Jason P. Anderson is Chief Member Experience Officer at Nusenda Credit Union. He is co-leading diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy at Nusenda. Jason received a Diverse Business Leader Award in 2017 from Albuquerque Business First. In 2019, he was a co-keynote speaker at Oracle Corporation’s annual PRIDE employee resource group event.

Kristelle Siarza, Panelist 

Kristelle Siarza is a business executive, non-profit founder and entrepreneur. In 2014, she founded Siarza Social Digital – a 360-degree digital marketing firm that pivots on innovation, curation and creativity. Kristelle has been honored as one of NM’s ‘Forty Under 40’ and she also received the “Women of Influence” award. As a Filipino-American, she is one of Albuquerque’s business owners from Asian descent. She also serves as volunteer Executive Director for the Asian Business Collaborative.

Michael Silva, Panelist 

Michael M. Silva, Jr. has 20 + years of hospitality & tourism industry experience. In 2007 Michael co-founded ABQ Trolley Co., now a sub company of the newly named parent company, Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory. In 2014, Michael founded Rude Boy Cookies. Michael is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship and philanthropy, and serves on many boards. The 20th Annual New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards named Michael the winner of the award for Individual Excellence in Ethical Business Practice. 

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