Emily K. Howard Vice President / Principal

Emily’s experience working with large, national brands gives her the ability to understand how best to strategically grow your business to its full potential.

Emily began her marketing career in 1997 at a digital marketing firm in Dallas working with the Campbell’s Soup Company to develop their brands’ inaugural website. She continued her career at one of the world’s premier ad agencies,DDB Worldwide, by managing integrated marketing campaigns for American Airlines and PepsiCo. In 2005, she returned to her home state of New Mexico to join McKee Wallwork & Company for the next eight years where she worked with financial services, tourism/hospitality and other B2C and B2B brands.

Since 2014, Emily has served as Vice President of Esparza where she drives the development and implementation of our clients’ brand/marketing strategies and manages the account team. At Esparza, her experience includes OppenheimerFunds, PNM, Office of Substance Abuse Prevention, Ambercare and The Arbor Company. She also contributes regularly to the “Beyond Madison Avenue” column on TalentZoo.com. Emily is a proud mother of two daughters, sports fan and an admirer of Georgia O’Keeffe.

Professional Highlights:

  • Featured Columnist for Talent Zoo
  • Fathers Building Futures, Board Member
  • New Mexico Education Trust Board, Senior Marketing Advisor
  • Office of Substance Abuse & Prevention, Senior Marketing Advisor
  • Member of Agency Management Institute #1 Network

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