Maria Ungaro is a Vice President of Kellen Company 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 Company. 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 Company 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 Company, 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.
Angella serves as a liaison to committees, manages membership programs and coordinates various events and meetings of the Board, membership and industry. Angella is experienced in communications, strategic planning, membership retention, event planning and volunteer management. Angella graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communications.
Director of Communications
Lynne spearheads public relations and marketing strategies to promote the leading organization for content marketing in North America. Since 2013, Lynne has contributed to the Council’s increasing online presence and engagement, member visibility and live event success.
Prior to The Content Council, Lynne served as Public Relations Representative and Booking Manager for several clients in the music industry, as well as co-founded a music festival in Belgrade Lakes, Maine, which she still runs on her own time. Lynne graduated with honors from Drexel University in 2011 with a major in music industry concentrated on marketing, communications and business.