Ann-Marie Bland is combining her work in high tech and social impact to provide the world with a way to give back to their communities and to each other. Her passion for social ventures started as CMO and Head of Product at Connected Living, an award winning, social mission-based technology solution for the senior living industry. Her daughter’s compassion for others inspired her to found ThinkGood, in fact, her daughter came up with the name for the company.
With a track record of success at start-ups and emerging growth companies, Ann-Marie specializes in brand building, online, inbound and social media marketing, product marketing, and business development. As CEO and President of game start-up Cecropia, Ann-Marie along with successful entrepreneur, Omar Khudari, grew the company to 100+ people in two studio locations, and built an award winning social and emerging mobile platform.
At Hasbro, she was responsible for a $100M business unit, with responsibility for some of the most known consumer brands including Monopoly®, Scrabble®, Trivial Pursuit®, Jeopardy!®, and NASCAR®. Ann-Marie ran all public relations for Viaweb which was sold to Yahoo!. Her career started with Papyrus Racing, managing all Marketing, PR, Sales and Manufacturing. Papyrus was successfully acquired by Vivendi.
Personally Ann Marie loves watching social trends in addition to understanding people and how they interact. She loves music, laughing, helping people, water sports, skiing and technology. The most precious thing to her is family, her daughter and their special “girl days”.
Facebook Communication, ThinkGood Kids Teamtheresa@thinkgood.com
Theresa Amos was an early believer in ThinkGood. Previously a follower on the ThinkGood Facebook page, she is now devoted to our way of life and manages the ThinkGood Facebook page where she posts content and engages our followers. She has grown our Facebook footprint and developed the ThinkGood “Inner Circle”, a community of devoted followers that provide public feedback on the ThinkGood mission and ideas for volunteering in their own neighborhoods and social circles. Theresa is also currently working at Easter Seals in South Portland ME. She is a wealth of knowledge and extremely outgoing.
Facebook Communication, ThinkGood Kids Team
Facebook Communication Assistant
Laurie Giordano has been a follower since ThinkGood began. ThinkGood had all the same philosophies that she follows; Do good and be kind! Laurie loves being a part of something so unique, and can't wait for ThinkGood to soar! Laurie helps manage the FB page, and loves posting positive, and doing good quotes and stories (along with humor). She also believes in families volunteering together. Her own family has been volunteering in their community for years. They visit nursing homes, help at food banks, and help the elderly in their own neighborhood. Laurie owns her own business, and lives in North Carolina with her loving husband, and five amazing children.
Facebook Communication Assistant
Collateral and Marketing Support, YouTube, Filmkatrina@thinkgood.comPersonal Link ×
Collateral and Marketing Support, YouTube, Film
Ambassador, Kids Programs×
Ambassador, Kids Programs
Creative, User Experience Designlou@thinkgood.com
An incredibly talented artist and designer and UI/UX master, Lou has been part of several award winning product development teams, leading many talented developers to create some of today’s most forward thinking forms of interactive media. Lou is a visionary and visual arts leader, pushing limitations to fully engage people with today’s most ubiquitous and dynamic forms of new media. During a time of fast moving technology and changing consumer behavior, Lou has been keen to understand the pulse of online communities around the world which are embracing the social web like never before. It has been said, that “prompt action is worth 1,000 words” and Lou is no stranger to quickly engaging and empowering creative individuals to bring the best of what can be imagined to life on today’s top devices and platforms for markets around the world. He brings a personal passion to ThinkGood, having spent time conceptualizing ways to make people more charitable. He lives with his wife and three daughters in Nashua, NH.