About Us

    Michiana is home to some of the most creative and innovative marketing professionals in the nation, with businesses that include local start-ups, globally-recognized brands, and everything between.

    AMA Michiana brings together these professionals, from across the northern third of Indiana, including South Bend, Elkhart, Warsaw, Fort Wayne, and the surrounding areas, through valuable professional development events, networking opportunities, and monthly luncheons.

    Our ranks include members, guests, volunteers and sponsors from a diverse mix of industries and marketing functions. Our community is always growing, and we want you to be a part of it!

    Learn more about how you can get involved today, or join us for one of our upcoming events.

    AMA Michiana is proud to be a part of the National AMA, which is one of the largest and most prestigious associations of professional marketers in the world. The American Marketing Association is the professional association for individuals and organizations involved in the practice, teaching and study of marketing worldwide. AMA was founded in 1937, and today has over 75 chapters in the US and Canada with nearly 30,000 members including leading marketing academics, researchers and practitioners across many industries.

    Learn more about the National AMA.

    Past Presidents of the Michiana Chapter of the American Marketing Association

    Paula Sours

    July 2019 - June 2020

    Shane Frost

    July 2018 - June 2019

    Alexandria Trusov

    July 2017 - June 2018

    Christine Walsh

    July 2016 - June 2017

    Amy Heline Slav

    July 2015 - June 2016

    Edgar Diaz

    July 2014 - June 2015

    Amy Heline Slav

    July 2013 - June 2014

    Julie Sisco

    July 2012 - June 2013

    Missy (Saltzman) Stanisz

    July 2011 - June 2012

    Alexandria Trusov

    July 2009 - June 2011

    Thom Villing

    July 2008 - June 2009