Brand Partnership Summit 2023

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

D’Angelico Guitar Showroom
141 W 28th St, Fl. 4
New York, NY 10001

Wi-fi Information
Network: D’Angelico-Guest
Password: dangelicony

12:30p – 1:05p


1:05p – 1:10p

Overview of the Day

Tim BramletteSenior Director of Partnerships & Marketing, HeadCount

1:10p – 1:15p

Welcome Greeting

Andy BernsteinCo-Executive Director & Co-Founder, HeadCount
Lucille WenegiemeCo-Executive Director, HeadCount

1:15p – 1:20p

Opening Remarks

Jessy TolkanBoard Chair, HeadCount; President & CEO, Drive Agency

1:20p – 1:35p

Meet Your Neighbors

1:35p – 1:45p

Culture & Cause

Justine LucasFounder, Q15 Impact

1:45p – 2:00p

The 2024 Election & Young Voters

Tappan VickerySenior Director of Programming and Strategy, HeadCount

2:00p – 2:20p

2024 with HeadCount

Lucille WenegiemeCo-Executive Director, HeadCount

2:20p – 2:35p


2:35p – 2:45p

Featured Speaker

Seth SchieselEditorial Communications Director, Discord

2:45p – 3:00p

Brand Advocacy in Action

Tim BramletteSenior Director of Partnerships, HeadCount
Whitt BellDirector of Partnerships & Events, HeadCount
Lindsay Berberich
Partnerships & Marketing Manager, HeadCount
Lucy Beach
Partnerships & Events Manager, HeadCount

3:00p – 3:15p

Brand Case Study: Tony’s Chocolonely

Karin CampbellDirector of Brand Partnerships, Tony’s Chocolonely
Noel Davison
Digital Communications Specialist, Tony’s Chocolonely

3:15p – 3:35p

Group Breakout Session

3:35p – 3:50p


3:50p – 4:20p

Panel: Volunteers In Action

Chris Tallent (moderator) – Field Director, HeadCount
Hart WellesHeadCount Team Leader; Process Improvement Engineer Specialist (General Dynamics Electric Boat)
Lizzie MoncriefHeadCount Board Member & Team Leader; Lead Commercial Contracts, Music, Legal (Meta)
Haley BuskeHeadCount Partner & Volunteer; Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications (ASCAP)

4:20p – 4:50p

Panel: Issues, Influence & Impact

Lindsay Berberich (moderator) – Partnerships & Marketing Manager, HeadCount
Claire SimonCommunications Coordinator and Chair of 2024ward (GenZforChange)
Dion DowdellContent Creator & HeadCount Team Leader
Glennis MeagherPresident & Co-Founder (Generator Collective)

4:50p – 5:00p

Closing Remarks

Andy BernsteinCo-Executive Director & Co-Founder, HeadCount

5:00p – 6:30p

Cocktail Reception

Aidaly Sosa Walker, Tony’s Chocolonely

Alexis Bechtol, Levi Strauss & Co

Alison Rhen, SpotCo

Ally Diamond, United Talent

Amber Scott, NBA

Amelia DeCeanne, MLB

Andrew Okinyi, Columbia Records

Andy Bernstein, HeadCount

Anne Gordon, SpotCo

April Brown, MLB

Aurora Bales, The Body Shop

Beau Seguin, Guayaki

Bret Heiman, AEG

Brianna Cayo Cotter, MTV / Paramount Global

Bridget Schwartz, BETCHES

Brittany Strazza, iHeartMedia

Bryant K. Von Woodson, Queer Capita

Carly Heinz, Beyond Sport

Caroline Donahue, Go Daddy, Experian & Versapay

Carter Hawthornthwaite, LiveNation

Casey Acierno, Spotify

Cassie Carothers, Global Citizen

Cata Seligman, ASCAP

Cecily Kaiser, Penguin Random House

Celia Moreno, Lyft

Chris Mooney, Digi Music

Chris Tallent, HeadCount

Christopher Echeverria, NYU Votes

Claire Simon, Gen Z For Change

Daniel Iammatteo, Queer Capita

Daniel Stringer, Loyalties

Dennis Labbancz, Foot Locker

Dion Dowdell, HeadCount

Elani Myers, Steve Madden

Elizabeth Moncrief, Meta / HeadCount Board Member

Emily DeSanto, La Colombe

Emily Goldman, American Eagle

Erika Soto Lamb, Paramount Global

Glennis Meagher, Generator Collective

Gracie Lawrence

Gregg Meyer, Steve Madden

Haley Buske, ASCAP

Haley Emerson, A24

Hannah Wait, Queer Capita / Virgin Music

Hart Wells, HeadCount

Holly Grace Jamili, ASCAP

Ian Kaley, HeadCount

Isaac Slone

Jade Agudosi, Xceleader

Jake Hull, Loyalties

Jamie Huntsman, HeadCount

Javier Torres, Levi Strauss & Co

Jed Bennett, Penguin Random House

Jeremy Keys, La Colombe

Jesse Askew, American250

Jessica Cambiero, Bond Audio

Jessica Cortez, People’s Bus

Jessica Jackson, HeadCount

Jessica McDevitt, HeadCount

Jessica Seewald, Atlantic Records

Jessy Tolkan, Drive Agency / Headcount Board Member

Jim “Great Neck” Richman, Richloom Fabrics

John Michael Kanne, Loyalties

Jordan Somer, Steve Madden

Julia Galvin, Atlantic Records

Justine Lucas, Q15 Impact

Kari Keller, Sony Music / Columbia

Karin Campbell, Tony’s Chocolonely

Karina Rykman,

Kimberley Carroll-Cox, Nonprofit Vote

Kristin Mangone, Candid Creativ

Laura Davis Gross, Partake

Lauren Higgins, The Body Shop

Lauren Iossa, ASCAP

Lauren Siegal Wurgaft, Spotify

Lauren Uchrin, Levi Strauss & Co

Lee Van Put , HeadCount

Les Skolnik, HeadCount

Lindsay Berberich, HeadCount

Logan Crizer, Punkdafunk

Lucille Wenegieme, HeadCount

Lucy Beach, HeadCount

Madilyne Nguyen-Acosta, Columbia Records

Mallory Thomson, Spotify

Mannone Butler, NBA

Marisa Ricciardi, The Ricciardi Group

Markie Ruzzo, UMusic

Marlo Shankweiler, Global Citizen

Maureen Traynor, HeadCount Advisory Board

Max Webb, UMusic

Meg Wolk, Candid Creativ

Melinda Nanovsky, Joe Coffee

Michael DeLellis, Sparc Group

Morgan Howard, HeadCount

Nate Roache, HeadCount

Nico Delle Femine, Queer Capita

Nico Machlitt, Vevo

Nicole Hajjar, UMusic

Noel Davison, Tony’s Chocolonely

Palika Makam, Ben & Jerry’s

Pat Bedell, Candid Creativ

Peter Shapiro, Headcount Board Member

Rachel Parks, HeadCount

Riley Arnold, HeadCount

Rob Wooley, NHL

Saige Defreitas, HeadCount

Sam Burlingame, BrewHeister

Samantha Sachs, Sony Music

Sarah Weill, HeadCount

Seth Schiesel, Discord

Shannon Bowers, Ranaverse

Shannon Bradley, Queer Capita

Shreya Wankhade, HeadCount

Sofia Ongele, Gen Z For Change

Stephanie Russo, iHeartMedia

Susan Mazo, Umusic

Tappan Vickery, HeadCount

Tim Bramlette, HeadCount

Tyler Williams, Columbia Records

Whitt Bell, HeadCount

William Schoof, Global Citizen

Zach Lewis, AEG

Zoe Briggs, Umusic

HeadCount works with partners in a variety of ways, from custom branded action centers to event activations to employee volunteer drives.

Partner Examples 


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