Mary Margaret Connell
Executive Director, Growth and Development / J. Walter Thompson Atlanta
Mary Margaret Connell serves as Executive Director, Growth and Development for J. Walter Thompson Atlanta, overseeing all integrated business activities and focusing on agency growth, inside and out. Formerly severing as Management Director and Group Account Director for the agency, Mary Margaret has an intimate knowledge of the agency’s talent, capabilities and client business.
Mary Margaret brings valuable experience and strategic direction from both the agency and client perspectives. Prior to joining J. Walter Thompson, she was with The Martin Agency where she worked on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Virginia, Amgen, Alltel, KinderCare and Men’s Health Magazine, as well as Mullen where she oversaw the entire Nextel Partners account. On the client side, Mary Margaret served as brand manager for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Before advertising, Mary Margaret practiced criminal law in North Carolina for four years. She’s also a spin class enthusiast, wife and mom to two teenage boys.