AIMM Inaugural GrowthFronts Event

March 1, 2023, Dotdash Meredith Headquarters, NY

Thank you to our speakers, hosts, sponsors, and everyone who attended the 2023 AIMM GrowthFronts Event


AIMM Diverse Owned and Targeted GrowthFronts.
This inaugural industry event will showcase diverse owned AND targeted media entities including Black, Hispanic, Asian, Indigenous and LGBTQ+ who own video, digital, print, audio and/or content/integration platforms. It will be well attended by participating media companies, sponsors, media buyers, and invited members of the press.


You can check the agenda using this QR code

Videos and Presentations




8:30 – 8:55am
  • Bob Liodice , CEO, ANA
  • DeLonzo Rhodes, Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Dotdash Meredith
  • Stephanie Stopulos, Vice President, Media & Channels, Target
  • Lisette Arsuaga, Co-Founder of AIMM and Co-CEO of DMI-Consulting
10:35- 10:55am
  • Carlos Santiago, AIMM Co-Founder & President & CEO of SSG
  • Kathleen Coffey, Founder & CEO Media Frameworks/MAVEN
  • Todd Koons, VP, Strategic Partnerships, Standard Media Index
10:55 – 11:15am
  • Lisette Arsuaga, AIMM Co-Founder and Co-CEO of DMI-Consulting
  • Bob Liodice, CEO of ANA
  • Brianne Boles-Marshall, Diversity Media Strategy and Investment Lead at General Motors
11:15 – 11:55pm
  • Lisa Torres, President, Publicis Media
  • Rachel Chan, Brand Media Strategy & Activation, Verizon
  • Edna Kane Williams, EVP & Chief Diversity Officer, AARP
  • Sue Seams, Senior Director, Experience Planning, Kellogg’s
11:55 – 12:25pm
  • Royal Jackson, EVP, Impact Network
  • Dean Cates, SVP of Business Development, The Africa Channel
  • Kerel Cooper, President of Advertising, Group Black
  • Bree Balogun, VP of Account Management, REVOLT
  • Devon Johnson, Founder/CEO, BleuLife Media Group
  • Moderator: Renetta McCaan, Chief Inclusion Experience Officer, Publicis Groupe
12:25- 12:55pm
  • Aki Li, VP, Sales & Marketing, Crossings TV
  • Genessee Semler, VP of Advertising, Asian Media Group
  • Theresa Mai Wright, VP Media Sales & Marketing, Little Saigon TV
  • Eric Orrantia, Vice President, Sales, ODK Media
  • Moderator: Richard Lui, Breaking News Anchor, MSNBC/NBC
1:55 – 2:30pm
  • John Leguizamo, Actor & Partner at NGLmitu
  • Moderator: RIchard Lui, Breaking News Anchor, MSNBC/NBC
2:30 – 2:50 pm
  • Charles Cantu, CEO, Reset Digital
  • Charlotte La Niear, U.S. Multicultural Media Senior Director , Procter & Gamble
  • Eric Austin, Global Media Senior Director, Procter & Gamble
2:50 – 3:20pm
  • Justin Garrett, Chief Revenue Officer, Q.Digital
  • Damian Pelliccione, CEO/Co-Founder, Revry
  • Anya Richkind, Director of Brand Partnerships, Autostraddle
  • Michael Kelley, Chair, President of Global Growth and Development, equalpride
  • Moderator: Sarah Kate Ellis, President & CEO, GLAAD
3:20 – 3:50pm
  • Isabel Rafferty, CEO/Co-Founder, Canela Media,
  • Lino Garcia, President, Unanimo Sports Media
  • Gisella Fu-Ripp, SVP of Sales & Strategic Partnerships, LATV
  • Jessica Ricaurte, CRO, Adsmovil
  • Tony Gonzalez, CEO/Founder, Mundial Media
  • Moderator: Gilbert Dávila, AIMM Co-Founder and DMI-Consulting Co-CEO
  • Bob Liodice , CEO, ANA
  • Gilbert Dávila, Co-Founder, AIMM
  • Drag Performers: Lagoona Bloo, Castrata and Peachez