One of the country’s most respected leaders in branding, Marc Brownstein, president and CEO of the Brownstein Group, has been named the interim director of Drexel LeBow’s Center for Corporate Reputation Management.
“Marc Brownstein is a dynamic leader who is going to bring exciting ideas to our Center for Corporate Reputation Management,” says Interim Dean Frank Linnehan. “Marc’s insights on the issues affecting reputation management and the concerns of brand managers today will be incredibly valuable to our researchers and students. It’s perfectly in line with our mission of putting research into practice.”
The Brownstein Group is a Philadelphia marketing and advertising agency specializing in brand strategy. Marc’s father, Berny Brownstein, established the agency in 1964. Marc joined the agency after an eight-year stint with Ogilvy & Mather in New York. During Marc’s tenure, the firm experienced a five-fold growth in staffing and billings, and added a Seattle Office and a digital marketing division. The Brownstein Group won “Best of Show” in creativity in the 1998, 2004, 2007 and 2008 ADDY awards.
Brownstein serves on the board of directors of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Greater Delaware Valley Chapter), Kyle’s Treehouse Autism Foundation, Penn State University’s School of Communications, Lion’s Paw (Penn State’s Honor Society for student leaders) and the American Association of Advertising Agencies. He was the 2008-09 chairman of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO Philly) and was selected to join the 2010-11 YPO International Network Committee. He is also a member of the Super Advisory Board of the Philadelphia Advertising Club, of which he is a former chairman.