Ann Billock

Ann Billock

Founder/Partner at Ark Advisors
New York, United States

About me

Ann has over 30 years of experience working as a senior marketing executive for national advertisers and agencies. For the past 18 years she has been a Management Consultant, and before founding Ark Advisors, spent 10 years at two of the nation’s leading consultancies specializing in agency sourcing, compensation, and relationship management.Ann also has worked as Senior Consultant at The Weston Group, a well-regarded general marketing management consultancy. Prior to her consulting, Ann spent over a decade in senior account management and business development at leading agencies including BBDO, J. Walter Thompson, Hal Riney & Partners, Hill Holliday, and Wunderman Worldwide.


Ann’s client-side experience includes over five years of brand management at Kraft (General Foods) and direct marketing management at CBS Publications.


Ann attended Brown University, received her BA from Barnard College, and has an MBA in Marketing from Boston University Graduate School of Management. She lives in New York City, loves film, theatre, ballet, and antiques, and has two sons who are also in the Marketing Communications industry. 

Positions

Founder/Partner
New York, United States
May 2007 - Present (12 years)
Marketing Management Consultants. The Nation's #1 Ranked Expert in Agency Search. Specialize in Agency Search, Agency Compensation, Client-Agency Relationship Management, organizational integration, business growth and development, marketing counsel and management support.
Member of Marketing First Forum Global Network (www.M1F.org)
Principal
A-Team Advisors
January 2005 - April 2007 (2 years 3 months)
Executive Vice President
Roth Associates
January 1998 - June 2004 (6 years 5 months)
Senior Consultant
West Shokan, United States
1996 - 1998 (2 years)
Specialized in Agency Search
Independent Consultant/Senior Consultant
Weston Group (CSC)
1992 - 1995 (3 years)
Senior brand management, account management and New Business Positions
General Foods (Kraft), Wunderman, BBDO, JWT, Hal Riney
1980 - 1992 (12 years)

Education

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