The Advertising Hall of Achievement is the premier event recognizing top young thought leaders making a significant impact on our industry and their communities. The impressive alumni network–each selected by peers in the advertising industry–includes nearly 200 members who have transformed the landscape of advertising, entertainment and media.

Induction Ceremonies | Cipriani 42nd Street
November 17, 2021 | 11:30am ET

The Advertising Hall of Achievement is the industry's premier award for outstanding advertising professionals age 40 and under. The AAF established this program in 1993 as a way to recognize talented individuals whose leadership, career achievement and personal characteristics inspire others to excel.

Nominations Open for the 2021 Class. DEADLINE EXTENDED: April 12, 2021.

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2020 Inductees


Marcus Collins

University of Michigan

Marcus Collins is an award-winning marketer and cultural translator. His deep understanding of brand strategy and consumer behavior has helped him bridge the academic-practitioner gap for blue-chip brands and startups alike.  

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Lauren Crampsie

Ogilvy New York

Lauren has led Ogilvy’s New York office since May 2019 as Executive Partner, President, New York. She oversees all aspects of the office's integrated business which spans six core capabilities. 

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Karla Davis

Ulta Beauty

Karla Davis is a high performing leader whose innovative spirit, influence and partnership is helping to change the face of beauty. Karla leads the Integrated Marketing Comms and Media Team for Ulta Beauty.

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Jarrod Dicker

The Washington Post

Jarrod Dicker is an entrepreneurial media and technology executive. He is currently VP of Commercial at the Washington Post focusing on emerging technologies at the intersection of engineering and revenue.

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Cavel Khan


Cavel Khan is the CRO of Tumblr responsible for global sales and sales strategy company-wide. Prior to Tumblr he was the SVP of Client Partnerships, North America at VICE.

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Adrian Parker

Bacardi Limited

Adrian Parker is Global Vice President of Marketing for Patrón Tequila, overseeing a portfolio of luxury brands including the world’s #1 premium tequila. He leads a team of marketers at parent company Bacardi Limited.

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Brandon Pierce


Writing a bio for yourself is hard. I almost hired a TaskRabbit to do it for me. But here I go ya’ll. So, me. I was born in the Mojave desert. Raised in the burbs of Yorktown Heights, NY. And spent high School as the new kid in Durham, NC.  

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Haley Romer

The Atlantic

Hayley Romer is the Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer of The Atlantic. In this role, she leads the company’s global commercial efforts and is responsible for the revenue generating and brand marketing teams, strategies and initiatives. 

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