Maria Ungaro is a Vice President of Kellen and along with The Content Council serves as Executive Director for New York Women in Communications (NYWICI), a professional society, where she provides expertise in membership growth and retention strategies.
Ungaro is a seasoned association executive with more than 15 years at Kellen. She is highly skilled in strategic thinking, operational effectiveness, membership retention, growth marketing and major event planning and fundraising. Ungaro has also previously served Kellen in many other capacities including roles as Executive Director for the New York Women's Agenda and Deputy Director to many trade associations such as the Builders Hardware Manufacturers and the Window Covering Safety Council.
Prior to joining Kellen, Ungaro worked for a management consulting firm specializing in crisis communications, public relations and corporate positioning. A graduate of Fordham University, Ungaro holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major of Political Science with minor a Minor in Economics, as well as a Master of Business Administration in Marketing.
In her current position, Gemma promotes member agencies to brands, clients, marketers and the wider industry through increased visibility via The Content Council’s external
communications and events. She is focused on growing and diversifying the membership, as well as developing programs and services that benefit current members.
Prior to joining The Content Council, Gemma worked for the Content Marketing Association in the UK, organizing the country’s only content marketing awards ceremony and the annual content marketing summit. She started her career at one of the UK’s leading content marketing agencies where she honed her knowledge of the industry.
Anna is responsible for visualizing and executing new strategies to retain and grow The Content Council membership. She graduated Cum Laude from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Graphic Design. She has previously worked for the Walt Disney Company and at the Museum of Modern Art where she learned the importance of excellent brand management.
Samantha Harber is an experienced public relations professional for Kellen. She oversees public relations, communications and marketing campaigns for The Content Council. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Samantha received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a degree in Public Relations. Her PR background includes working for the City of Raleigh, the City of Tuscaloosa, and for some major clients such as Hooters, Kangaroo Express and Eye Care Associates.