The 314 Digital board is comprised of leaders with rich and diverse experience from a variety of industries servicing digital marketing.
Carol A. Wolowic - President and Co-Founder
Carol Wolowic started her career on the agency side as a media planner for B2C and B2B clients, but moved over to client side with Panera Bread in 2011. Here, she's watched media strategies go from local to national and push for Panera's digital evolution as the industry and our consumers move forward. When arriving in STL, she joined two others in co-founding 314 Digital, the local Interactive Marketing Association Alliance affiliate, and has been successful in bringing lively panels and events to the digital community.
Natalie Strickler – Vice President and Co-Founder
Natalie Strickler is a native of St. Louis; she graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Journalism-Advertising. She spent ten years in Chicago working at The Onion, Starcom and then PointRoll/Sizmek. She moved back to St. Louis in 2011 and is now the Director of Business Development for In Depth with Graham Bensinger, a sports profile interview show produced here in St. Louis.
Kelly Wiethuchter - Director of Sponsorships
Kelly Wiethuchter currently holds the position as an Account Lead with Centro working with many top agencies and brands in the region. Previously she worked for FOX Sports Cable Networks in Chicago. She's happy to be back in her hometown after being away for over a decade. Please contact her if you are interested in exploring sponsorship opportunities with 314 Digital.
Rachel A. Saddler - Director of Design
Rachel A. Saddler is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design. A few years after receiving her degree in Advertising Design, she moved to St. Louis. She currently works as a digital designer for an online brokerage company and is excited to continue expanding her visual communication skill set by working by working with 314 Digital.
Emily Ann Brown - Director of Social Media
Emily Ann has a diverse background in media buying and planning including national television, social media, digital media and local traditional media. She began her career at Empower Media Marketing in Cincinnati, worked as an Account Planner at True Media and then started the paid media practice at Elasticity. Emily Ann is passionate about making sure media and content work cohesively together to drive effective and measurable results for her clients.
Branden Miller - Community Chair
Branden Miller graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Sociology. Currently serving as the Senior Director of Midwest Sales for Choozle he works with agencies and expanding and developing their capabilities in the programmatic space. Branden spent a decade in sports media with Learfield Communications in Columbia, MO, St. Louis and most recently Chicago where he successfully established and implemented the company’s first national sales strategy for 150+ college sports websites and social media channels. Branden is a self-taught banjo player, classically trained on the trumpet, and once reviewed thirty-four margaritas across nine cities in a thirty day span for a still developing margarita blog.
Diana Rosen - Career Chair
Diana Rosen is a Division Director for the St. Louis office of The Creative Group, a division of Robert Half, specializing in the placement of highly skilled marketing, interactive, and creative professionals on a project or full time basis. Before moving back to her hometown, she spent 7 years living in New York City working with A-list clientele as a Celebrity Publicist and Talent Booker. Diana holds a BA in Communication Arts and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Jill Gainer - Educational Outreach Chair
Jill Gainer has been active in the St. Louis media community for more than 25 years, leading media planning, placement and negotiation for brands like Coca-Cola, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Caterpillar. She's seen the media landscape move from purely traditional media to the digital world we live in now and can't wait to see what's next.
Meagan LeMelle - Philanthropic Chair
Meagan LeMelle serves as the Philanthropic Chair of 314 Digital. In this role she coordinates fundraising efforts on behalf of the organization. She is currently a Communications Specialist with The Boeing Company. In her spare time she enjoys exploring St. Louis and playing her violin.
Jennifer Brickler - Events Chair
Jennifer spent the first 12 years of her career as a media buyer specializing in digital media at two St. Louis agencies. In 2015, she joined Spectrum Reach’s digital sales team.