AcuPOLL Advisory Board

Nancy FitzgeraldNancy Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Seasoned Global Market Research Executive

For more than 20 years, Nancy has been on the front lines of business teams to help determine the best course of action in advertising, branding, packaging design, and new product development.

Nancy has a Ph.D. in Human Development from The Pennsylvania State University, and completed 2 years of post-doctoral work at Northwestern University consulting and researching in the area of program evaluation.  She left academia for the business world, first working at the Quaker Oats Company, and then Kraft Foods/Mondelez International until 2012.

Nancy has spent the past several years traveling the globe, introducing Starbucks to grocery retail in Europe and Japan, revising multi-country brand advertising for Oreo, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, and Tang, and developing and launching new products in Brazil.

Nancy currently splits her time between the Chicago area and Phoenix, AZ.

Bob GilbreathBob Gilbreath

Digital Marketing Executive, Entrepreneur, and Author

Bob Gilbreath is Co-Founder and President of Ahalogy, a Pinterest marketing optimization company.  He is the author of the award-winning book The Next Evolution of Marketing: Connect with your Customers by Marketing with Meaning (McGraw-Hill 2009). 

Bob founded Ahalogy after selling his digital agency, Bridge Worldwide, to WPP.  Bob helped Bridge grow from a few dozen employees and evolve to become Possible Worldwide, one of the largest global digital agencies with more than 1,000 employees in 20 cities.  He became Possible Worldwide’s first Chief Strategy Officer and went on to lead global projects for companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, Danone, and MasterCard. 

Bob began his marketing career at Procter & Gamble, where he led a dramatic turnaround of the Mr. Clean brand through several new product innovations, including Mr. Clean Magic Eraser.  Bob received his M.B.A. in marketing from the NYU/Stern School of Business and his B.A. in Economics from Duke University.

Chuck Lieppe

Former Chief Executive for several companies and Senior Executive at Procter & Gamble

Chuck is a seasoned chief executive who has led multi-billion-dollar marketing-driven public and private businesses, including Nabisco International (food products), Berol Corporation (LBO of writing instruments manufacturer), DBT Online Inc. (NYSE-traded online information company), and WestPoint Pepperell (consumer and commercial bed and bath products). 

Earlier, Chuck spent 21 years with Procter & Gamble; and, after progressing through positions of increasing responsibilities, he was named head of P&G’s health care divisions, where he established and built P&G’s over-the-counter and prescription drug business through internal development and acquisition.  Chuck chairs or sits on the Boards of several companies.  Chuck graduated from Columbia University with an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance and an A.B. in English.