With 25+ years of strategic brand development and communications leadership experience, Janice brings deep expertise in branding, design innovation, and business management to her role as VP, Managing Director.
Janice has built and managed agency operations, led multi-disciplinary teams, and built long term client relationships with CPG/FMCG, Pharma, Retail, and B2B clients, start-ups and non-profits, at the Director, VP and C-Suite levels.
Prior to joining SLD, Janice served as VP/Managing Director of the Americas (NYC, San Francisco and Toronto), for Anthem Worldwide for 15 years, managing a combined team of 75+. Earlier in her career she held positions as Group Director at Interbrand NYC; Creative Lead at Viant NYC (internet consulting); and Creative Director and co-founder of Lipson Alport Glass & Associates/BrandImage NYC.
In 2019 Janice earned a Certificate in Digital Marketing from Cornell University, and earlier, a Certificate in Business Management from The Wharton School. She holds a BFA from the University of Rhode Island, with a major in Communications, and a minor in Marketing.
Throughout her professional life, Janice and her teams’ work has been honored with over 100 awards of creative excellence, including honors from the prestigious Pentawards, Creativity International Awards, Graphic Design USA Awards, American Graphic Design Awards, New York Festivals, and the PAC Awards, among many others.
Janice is a member of D&AD; has served repeatedly as a New York Festivals Advertising Awards Juror; is an annual Guest Host/Presenter for the School of Art & Design at FIT, and has been a guest lecturer to Fordham University, St. John’s University, and the University of Maryland’s MBA marketing programs.