As an author, speaker, marketer, brand and customer experience evangelist, educator, and consultant, Elaine Fogel engages, entertains, and motivates audiences and readers with stories and lessons gleaned from her diverse career as a singer, educator, television show host, and marketing executive.
Originally from Canada, she has worked with celebrity spokespeople; produced television and radio spots; served as a spokesperson in national media; and stewarded relationships with Fortune 500 corporate partners such as Nike, Ford, and Aventis (Sanofi). She has written, produced, and developed materials on ad agency contract for major corporate clients such as Kraft, Procter & Gamble, Nestlé Carnation, and Warner-Lambert.
Elaine has been a contributing writer for The Business Journal and MarketingProfs, and contributes to SmallBizClub (founded by NFL Hall of Famer and author, Fran Tarkenton), and Business2Community People in over 100 countries have read her blog and her articles have appeared in many print and digital publications. She is also president and CMO of Solutions Marketing & Consulting LLC located in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Elaine has been a faculty associate at Arizona State University and is a professional member of the National Speakers Association. Interviewed by NBC News and CNN, she is a sought-after marketing and branding thought leader who specializes in small-to-medium businesses and nonprofit organizations.
She is the author of Beyond Your Logo: 7 Brand Ideas That Matter Most For Small Business Success, a 2016 Finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards as well as the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
In her “real life,” she plays tennis, swims, follows a plant-based diet, and cuddles with her dog, Mitzy. She and her husband, Allen, became U.S. citizens in 2014 and have two grown children.