Latest AAF Government Affairs Report

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Here is the latest from Clark Rector, Senior Vice President, AAF National.

California Consumer Privacy Act Update

California regulators in the state Attorney General’s office continue their efforts to make the Californian Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) ready for implementation by the January 1, 2020 deadline. 

Student Connection Scholarship Winners Announced

studentconnectionlogoThe AAF-Cleveland Student Connection board is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Scholarship Program.  We want to thank our donors Rob Spademan, Sheila Wyse, Think Media Studios and Marcus Thomas LLC for their continued support of this program.

VictoriaHeadShotThe winner of the Marc Wyse Memorial and Marcus Thomas LLC scholarships is Victoria Schurr from the University of Akron. 

Ad Camp Atlanta

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Are you a high school student preparing for the next phase in life but are unsure of what career you’d like to pursue? If you are interested in design, writing, project management or even creative expression in general, advertising might be something to consider further.

Meet Our Board

Brianna Monroe Talent Manager Marcus Thomas LLC
Brianna Monroe
Talent Manager
Marcus Thomas LLC

Brianna is a recent MBA graduate of Cleveland State University. After graduating in 2014 with her BBA and minor in Management and Labor Relations, Brianna went on to hold her 1st Human Resources role for a small credit union.

AAF-Cleveland Welcomes New Corporate Member

AAF-Cleveland would like to welcome Halo Media Works as a new corporate member.  Halo Media Works is a production studio focused on providing high quality CG Animation and Game Cinematic services.  You can learn more about them and see work examples here.

Meet Our Board – 1st VP, Rick Turner

Turner Headshot Sept 2017 1Rick, a 20-year veteran of the Hospitality, Culinary and Special Events industries, is an Account Executive for multi-award-winning Extraordinary Events, an experiential meeting and event agency firm headquartered in Los Angeles.

Rick is very involved with a number of civic and industry associations, including the International Live Events Association, and was instrumental in developing chapters in the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Markets.