About

Board of Directors

Meet the WISE SF Bay Area Board of Directors.

President

Ariel Feigenbaum is a marketing leader with over 15 years of experience developing creative community-focused brand marketing and bold partnership initiatives. She has led partnership development at Sutter Health, One Medical Group, and MRY for clients including Visa (NFL and Olympics), Old Navy, and Neutrogena, bringing brands to life through innovative community focused programming and marketing activations. She is currently the President of WISE SF Bay Area, where she volunteers as a mentor and community leader.

Vice President

Bio/Info coming soon.

Secretary

Fayne is currently the Senior Manager of Events and Marketing Special Projects at Bloom Energy, where she is responsible for internal and external event execution, sponsorships, partnership and channel marketing, as well as involved in a variety of other projects including branding  budgeting, and operations. Prior to joining Bloom Energy, she gained a wide range of experience within events, operations, and marketing for technology companies, event agencies, and nonprofits including Raiders Radio Network, Playworks, The Oakland A's, Octagon, and Marshawn Lynch's Fam 1st Family Foundation. Fayne also serves as the BIG 10 hospitality and event lead for the Redbox Bowl Host Committee. An East Coast native (and proud Philadelphia sports fan) calling the Bay Area home for 15 years, Fayne earned a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from the University of Maryland and a Master's Degree in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco.

Treasurer

Bio/Info coming soon.



Events Chair

Marisa Giglio is the owner of Creative Gigs, a consulting firm that specializes in assisting startups, golf courses and nonprofits with their business development, marketing and communication strategies and event logistics.

Prior to building her own business, Marisa was a recognized event manager with the United States Golf Association, and successfully managed multiple U.S. Open Championships across the country. Over the years Marisa has collaborated with some of the industry’s top leaders such as Lexus, Rolex, American Express, IBM, Deloitte, Cisco, and numerous NFL, MLB, NBA, and collegiate teams to raise funds, produce on-site activations and develop community awareness campaigns.

After years working with large corporations Marisa appreciates the opportunity to collaborate with clients who share her passion and mission for creating healthy, inclusive, communities that thrive. Marisa takes pride in bringing people together and helping her clients build critical relationships to execute on their overall business goals and financial targets.

Marisa’s portfolio includes Dryvebox, OnTrack Event Management, The CLUB of Silicon Valley, Off the Grid and Stanford Fan Fest


Marketing Communications Chair

Allison is currently a Partnership Marketing Manager for the San Jose Earthquakes, working with a variety of different partners to bring their brand to life. Prior to joining the Quakes, she managed partnerships for Pac-12 Networks. A Bay Area sports fan, Allison fell in love with sports at a young age. She played 4 years of collegiate volleyball at UC Davis and a season professionally in France before shifting over to the business side of sports.

Membership Chair

Madeline (Maddy) Rosenthal Whittaker is a sponsorship marketing professional focused on using purposeful partnerships to drive business outcomes. Maddy works in Global Sponsorship Strategy at Visa and her prior experience ranges from the agency to the property side of sport sponsorship. Prior to her time at Visa, Maddy worked with brands like Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Jaguar Land Rover and Kelloggs across global sponsorship properties from Formula 1 to Rugby. As the Membership Chair of WISE SF Bay Area, Maddy and her committee focus on inclusive chapter growth and helping our members get the most out of their involvement. 

Partnerships co-Chair

Bio/Info coming soon.

Partnerships co-Chair

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Belonging Co-Chair

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WISE Within Chair

Megan Thompson is a young sports professional who has worked in many different sports events over the first five years of her career, including multiple FISU World University Games, NCAA March Madness Tournaments, and many Pac-12 Championships. Megan is currently the Pac-12 Conference Marketing Manager, where she oversees and implements the Pac-12 brand through championships, ancillary events, and on institution campuses. In addition, she is currently the WISE Within Chair of WISE SF Bay Area, where she enjoys helping others find their mentor.


Alumni Chair

Bio/Info coming soon.

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