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Ad Club of Western Massachusetts Welcomes New Board Members

West Springfield, MA The Advertising Club of Western Massachusetts, the premier organization for all marketing and communications professionals in western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut, has welcomed three new board members. The Ad Club raises the level of each members’ craft by enriching their experience through programs that add value and remain relevant to their ever-evolving industries.

Elena Valenzuela-Stookey:

Elena is currently an Account Manager at BRIGADE. Over the past two years, she’s worn multiple hats including managing their resourcing, coordinating marketing efforts, supporting new business development, and managing social media accounts.


“I grew up in Western MA but had no idea I was surrounded by such a successful and one-of-a-kind creative community until I joined the BRIGADE Team,” said Elena Valenzuela-Stookey. “I am joining the Ad Club Board because I want to help shine light on and uplift all of the amazing businesses, artists, and entrepreneurs in our community.”


Lucie Bodnar:

Lucie has been an Account Coordinator at BRIGADE since July 2021. She has worked at several Marketing and Public Relations Firms since graduating from Smith College in 2016.


“I am thrilled and completely humbled to be joining the board of the Ad Club of Western MA! As a Valley resident, I’m surrounded by incredible talent and inspiring creatives and am excited to work with the Ad Club to help illuminate the artists and their craft.”

Robyn Lee Miller:

Robyn founded MorningBird Media in 2018 as a means to combine her experience in social media, strategic development, photography and graphic design under one roof. Previously working for corporate digital media teams and various marketing positions, Robyn now utilizes her strengths in helping small businesses and entrepreneurs tell their stories in the digital space. MorningBird donates time to support mom and women entrepreneurs as well as college-aged students who have interests in digital marketing careers.


“When an opportunity to join the AdClub Board as the Communications Chair presented itself, I knew not to let it pass. As a Western MA native, the chance to get involved with this flourishing community of creatives and entrepreneurs was a no-brainer. I am very excited to help others reach their potential utilizing the power of community!”


The Ad Club provides a wonderful platform for showcasing individual strengths and providing a personal pitch to professionals already in the business. They aim to promote a tradition of excellence in future generations of communications professionals.


The Advertising Club of Western Massachusetts is the premier organization for all marketing and communications professionals in western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut. The Club offers its members the ability to advance and enrich the advertising community, by acting as a catalyst for idea exchange, professional development, and creative energy. The Club creates a forum for members to learn, network, recognize achievement and give back to build a stronger advertising and marketing community.

Elena Valenzuela-Stookey, New Board Member


Lucie Bodnar, New Board Member


Robyn Lee Miller, New Board Member: