Experience starts at the top.

There are leaders in every layer of our organization, but these are the ones lighting the way. With a broad range of strengths and interests, each executive brings a unique perspective to the challenges our clients face, examining every engagement from all angles. When experience is everything to your customers, you need a marketing agency driven by experience.

Our Executive Team

Jay Dettling

Andy Arnold

Raj Choudhury

Jen Cole

Simms Jenkins

Cindy McEntire

Matt Neisler

Kelly Jo Sands

Jay Dettling

Chief Executive Officer

Jay Dettling
In his role as CEO, Jay is responsible for growing Ansira’s business, building the company’s client roster, and adding new talent and capabilities to an existing team of marketing consultants and practitioners who are passionate about achieving exceptional client results. Jay most recently served as vice president of global partners at Adobe, where he was responsible for doubling the size of the partner ecosystem and integrating Marketo and Magento into Adobe’s partner program. Before joining Adobe, he was a managing director at Accenture Interactive and, before that, president of Acquity Group. While at Acquity Group, Jay expanded its service offerings and launched the company into new markets, ultimately leading to its sale to Accenture in 2013. He was also an integral part of the leadership team for Acquity Group’s initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. Jay has a bachelor’s degree in economics and computer applications from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Northwestern University. An avid music fan, he lives in Chicago with his wife and four kids, who share his passion for exploring new travel destinations.

Our Board of Directors

Chris Egan

Alan Herrick

Jim Lyski

Jim Warner

Eric Wei

Chris Egan


Chris Egan
Chris joined Advent International in 2000. He previously worked at UBS Warburg in the Financial Sponsors Group, advising leveraged buyout firms on acquisition financings, mergers, and equity offerings across a variety of industries. Chris received a bachelor’s degree in English from Dartmouth College.

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