Michael Lynch named Messaging for Customer Relationship Management instructor

Lynch is the director of loyalty marketing and market research at Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises. In his role, he is responsible for all direct marketing efforts including; strategy, teleservices, Frequent Diner loyalty club, email marketing, website and operational customer relationship management.  Lynch is also responsible for research and market survey analysis.

With a career as diverse as loyalty itself, Lynch comes from years in both the gaming and hospitality industries. While still in high school, Lynch started his career as a chef at the Polynesian Hotel at Walt Disney World.  Lynch’s restaurant experience includes operations management positions with General Mills and Stouffers Restaurants.  He moved from restaurants to hotel management positions with Trusthouse Forte, HFS, Holiday Inn and Embassy Suites. During the 12 years prior to joining Lettuce Entertain You, Lynch worked in the casino industry during the advent of the multi-property player’s card. He helped with the launch of the Total Rewards Card at Harrah’s Casinos and the Isle One Card at Isle of Capri Casinos before moving on to Trump Casinos in Palm Springs, California and Gary, Indiana.  

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UPS ‘Whiteboard guy’ to keynote INTEGRATE WV

Advertising executive Andy Azula’s UPS “Whiteboard guy” commercials are so popular they’ve 

Azula, senior vice president and executive creative director at The Martin Agency, will share his innovative ideas at the INTEGRATE West Virginia keynote dinner in Huntington on Friday, June 2. The two-day conference for strategic communicators is a partnership between the West Virginia University Reed College of Media and Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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Leyda Hernandez hired as Campaigns instructor

Leyda Hernandez has been hired as a instructor for the

Hernandez is an award-winning marketing leader and instructor who takes a ‘big impact’ approach to business growth. Drawing inspiration from iconic and alluring campaigns, Hernandez gets creative in delivering strategic marketing programs and systems that improve efficiency, drive growth and spark brand magnetism.

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