Jackie Berg - Principal Officer
bridges communications group, inc.
Jackie is a market strategist with more than 20 years proven expertise. Adept in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments, Jackie has a documented track record leading new product launches, jump-starting languishing product divisions, creating profitable joint ventures and strategic alliances.
Considered a publishing expert, Jackie has created business publications, urban magazines and nationally acclaimed newspaper products, in addition to award-winning marketing collateral, advertisements and communications campaigns.
Her areas of expertise include competitive market analysis, strategic planning, market penetration, market segmentation, product development, product marketing, marketing communications, branding, community-based partnerships and new business development.
Recognized as an ethnic market expert, Jackie has led African American and Hispanic market initiatives for leading companies including Comerica Bank, McDonald's, Procter & Gamble, Valassis, and The Southland Corporation (7-Eleven Stores).
Jackie has served on the board of the Hispanic Business Alliance, Michigan Citizens for Solid Waste Solutions, Pontiac Oakland Symphony and is an Alumni of Leadership Michigan. She also has been an active member of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce and Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Lizabeth Ardisana - Alliance Partner
Lizabeth Ardisana is the co-founder, principal owner and Chief Executive Officer of ASG Renaissance, an international professional services firm with nearly 200 employees and offices in Michigan, California, South Carolina, Washington D.C. and Ontario.
Lizabeth, a strategic partner since 1999, areas of expertise include marketing, custom publishing, web-based and interactive promotions, supplier development, environmental consulting and professional staffing.
Her interests are far-reaching, reflecting deep social concern and solid professional achievement, Ardisana was elected chairperson of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2003, becoming the first woman to chair the chamber's 30-member board. She also serves on the Kettering University Board of Trustees, Citizens Bank Board of Directors, Ford Hispanic Supplier Council and the Board of Directors for Focus: HOPE - a civil and human rights organization dedicated to overcoming racism, poverty and injustice.
Gail Green - Alliance Firm
Gail Green Design
Gail Green brings more than 20 years of award-winning creative thinking to Bridges Communications Group along with a portfolio of global, regional and local clients that include, GMAC Insurance, Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Abbott Labs, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Taubman Centers Inc. and Wal-Mart to name just a few.
Gail's creative success stems from her ability to define the motivating factors that will make an impact on the client's target audience and to develop highly-targeted customer campaigns that drive customer activity.
Marvin Winkfield - Alliance Firm
The Wink Group
Marvin Winkfield is the founder and owner of the Wink Group, a national marketing communications firm.
An advertising agency and corporate marketing veteran, Marvin's areas of expertise include strategic planning, market segmentation, competitive market analysis, branding, interactive solutions, CRM, experiential marketing, new product marketing, business development and marketing research.
Marvin has represented and led marketing efforts for some of the nation's brand behemoths including Allstate, Bank of America, Coca Cola, Coors, KFC, Honda, General Motors, McDonald's, Wellpoint Health Network, Procter & Gamble brands, 7-Eleven, and Taco Bell.
The Wink Group has been an alliance firm member since 2007.
Marvin is an Advertising Educational Foundation Ambassador and is a board member of We Love Detroit International and Reach the Future Foundation.
Duane Davis - Authorized Agent
With more than 15 years experience in sales and marketing, Duane is adept at translating customer needs into actionable opportunities. He has been instrumental in the launch of several award-winning marketing initiatives for McDonalds’s, AAA Michigan, Comerica Bank, Faygo Beverages, Perry Drug Stores and DaimlerChrysler Corp.
A global automotive industry veteran, Duane has led product development, project management and marketing initiatives at DaimlerChrysler. A gifted public speaker, creative writer and marketing strategist, he has also served on the editorial staff of several major publications and is a recognized leader in faith-based marketing efforts.