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Beth Ellard

Member, AARP Board of Directors

Beth Ellard, MBA, of New York, is executive vice president of media, overseeing the media function for the Ad Council and securing more than $1.5 billion in donated media support annually for the organization’s 50 national public service campaigns. To this end, she is chiefly responsible for the Ad Council’s relationships with over 200 U.S. media companies, across all platforms, as well as the top 20 U.S. media agencies. She also oversees media marketing and distribution, media measurement and analytics, and creative services. She has also held positions at several top media companies, including NBCU/Comcast, Hearst, Disney and Time Inc., with significant experience in brand development, revenue diversification and digital transformation.