The Gerety 2023 Executive Jury For Chicago Is Announced. Deadline to Enter is March 3rd.


By thelaegotist / /

The Gerety Awards reveal the full executive jury and announce March 3rd as the entry deadline.

Named for Frances Gerety, the copywriter who in 1948 coined the slogan “A diamond is forever”. The Gerety Awards brings together a jury to select the best in advertising that resonates most with a female audience, creating a benchmark that is relevant to the market reality, all while redefining the standard to which advertising has traditionally been held.

The 2023 Gerety Awards jury includes 190 judges from 40 different countries.The Grand jury is composed of global leaders and the executive jury is holding in person jury sessions in Bogota, Chicago, London, Stockholm, Madrid, Bucharest, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai and a joint AUNZ judging session. 

As well as defining the shortlist the executive jury sessions each select the agency and production company of the year from their country. This is chosen from the entrants of the Portfolio Cut.

On the selection of the Chicago jury, ambassador Myra Nussbaum, President/Chief Creative Officer at Havas Chicago said “I was born during the second wave of feminism and regularly attended N.O.W. meetings with my Mom. Here I am 40 years later in the fourth wave, and I’m jazzed to be celebrating global creative work with some of the biggest badasses in the business who also happen to be women. My mom would be proud of all of us”

The Chicago jury includes:

Tracy Mathison, SVP, Group Creative Director VMLY&R Commerce

Alisa Wolfson, EVP, Head of Design, Leo Burnett Chicago

Lindrea Reynolds, Founder and Chief Brand Strategist, LR Brand Consulting, Inc

Tereasa Surratt, Founder Wandawega, VP GCD Ogilvy

Meg Farquar, Executive Creative Director, DDB Chicago

Esther E.T. Franklin, Global CSO, Spark Foundry

Lisa Leone, Chief Creative Officer, MSQ NA

Karyn Rockwell, President Wunderman Thompson, Midwest (includes Minneapolis and Chicago)

Elena Robinson, Head Of Production, O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul, EP/Founder Putney

Tiana Conley, VP of Global Chocolate, Mars

Michelle Tucker, EVP, Executive Creative Director, US Creative Health Lead Edelman

Robin Laurens, SVP Executive Creative Director, Energy BBDO

Jennifer Martindale, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Chicago Cubs

Enter here before March 3rd.



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