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Carol A. Wolowic - President & 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.

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Natalie Strickler – Vice President & 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 a Senior Sales Director for Liquidus Marketing. Please contact Natalie at if you are interested in exploring sponsorship opportunities with 314 Digital.

Emily Ann Brown - Director of Marketing

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.


Lauren Gosling - Creative Director

Lauren Gosling is an marketing professional with a decade of creative and digital experience. This Mizzou grad started her career a designer at the St. Louis Convention & Visitor Commission. She's also worked as an art director at Obata before shifting her focus to digital strategy at HLK. Most recently, Lauren served as the director of digital service at STLCC. She is now working as a full-time independent contractor in the areas of creative development, user expeirience planning and digital startegy. 

Kelly Wiethuchter - Director of Sponsorships

Kelly Wiethuchter currently holds the position as Sales Director for AudienceX working with many top agencies and brands in the region. She began her career in local broadcast sales in Tulsa, and later moved to Chicago to work in national cable sales for FOX Sports Cable Networks.  In 2012, she moved back home to St. Louis and started working exclusively in the digital space for Centro.  Please contact her at if you are interested in exploring sponsorship opportunities with 314 Digital.

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.

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.


Diana Rosen - Professional Development 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.