Our Team

Put our Fortune 100 experience to work for your brand.

Compass Marketing brings decades of Fortune 100 consumer brand experience and best practices to help your business succeed.

We’ve walked in your shoes and managed businesses of all sizes. We know reports don’t belong on shelves. Analysis outcomes must drive actions. And implications must be put in motion to drive growth.

When you want to know where to play and how to win to grow your business better, smarter and faster, we are the team that delivers.

Lynda Ferrari

Lynda Ferrari

Partner

Lynda has nearly 20 years of consumer marketing experience and a passion for new product development, especially during what she describes as the “fuzzy front end” of the innovation cycle. She has a unique ability to develop insight-driven ideas by looking at all facets of the consumer landscape and unearthing unmet needs. It’s how she’s helped our clients build unique brand DNAs that resonate with consumers and bring sustainable growth.

At Gillette, Procter & Gamble, and Clorox, Lynda was instrumental in growing well-known consumer brands like Oral-B toothbrushes, Gillette shaving (Venus and Fusion), and Tilex bathroom cleaners. She holds an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and earned her M.B.A. at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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Lisa Brookins

Lisa Brookins

Partner

Lisa has over 25 years of consumer marketing experience, most of it on the client-side, launching and growing well-known brands. Today she brings her talent for recognizing and forging strategic opportunity to our clients. Lisa’s goal is to bring certainty to decisions, and that comes from analysis and research. Lisa delves into the hearts, minds and behaviors of consumers to uncover powerful insights that make all the difference, to enrich ideas, and to quantify opportunity.

Lisa brings marketing experience from Gillette, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, and Proctor & Gamble in both the U.S. and Canada. Lisa is fluent in French, a native of Montreal and graduate of Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business with a Master’s of Science in Administration (Marketing).

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Annette Herz

Annette Herz

Partner

With over 20 years of marketing and finance experience, Annette balances creativity with the bottom line. She uniquely translates her Fortune 100 marketing expertise into the real-world environment of brands with big aspirations and limited budgets – but never at the expense of innovative ideas. Annette is an experienced marketing strategist skilled at identifying growth opportunities and successfully guiding products from concept to launch, both in the U.S. and globally.

Annette honed her marketing skills while working for The Boston Consulting Group, Procter & Gamble, Gillette, AT&T, and The Stride Rite Corp. Fluent in German and conversant in French, Annette has lived and worked abroad while coordinating global launches. She holds degrees from The Wharton School of Business (Finance) and The Kellogg School of Management (Marketing).

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