Marketing and Branding Expert, Digital and Communications Visionary, Community Leader, Author
The Mortgage Awards of Excellence judging panel features individuals with renowned business expertise and entrepreneurial spirit who will provide valuable insight and unbiased assessment of the MAE finalists.
Mitch Joel is President of Mirum – a global digital marketing agency operating in 25 countries. He has been named one of the top 100 online marketers in the world, and was awarded the highly prestigious Top 40 Under 40. Joel was named “one of North America’s leading visionaries” and the “Rock Star of Digital Marketing” by Marketing Magazine and has helped brands like Google, Starbucks, Shopify and GE to leverage technology to better connect with their consumers. Joel is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Marketing Association and a past executive for the National Advertising Benevolent Society. He is also a former Board Member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada.
Personal Finance Educator, Financial Literacy and Consumer Advocate, Author
Kelley Keehn is a financial professional and educator and author of eight books. She has written many columns and published articles as a weekly columnist for The Globe and Mail, Tangerine Bank, and Meridian Credit. Kelley has served on the National Steering Committee for Financial Literacy and is a board member for Money Mentors, an affiliate member for the OECD’s International Network on Financial Education, a committee member on the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada’s Consumer Protection Advisory Committee and the Consumer Advocate for the Financial Planning Standards Council. Kelley appears on popular radio and TV outlets around the globe and was a regular contributor for CNBC in New York, a nationally syndicated columnist with CBC Radio, and host of BURN MY MORTGAGE.
Viral, Social and Authentic Marketing Expert, Sales Training Professional, Professor, Author
Scott Stratton helps companies like Walmart, Pepsi, Adobe, IBM, Microsoft, Cirque du Soleil and Saks Fifth Avenue navigate their way through the landscape of business disruption and bridging the business gap between the virtual and real world. Scott has written four best-selling books, the latest, “UnSelling: The New Customer Experience” was named “Sales Book of the Year” by 1-800-CEO-READ. Scott has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, USA Today, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNN.com, Inc.com and Fast Company and was named one of “America’s 10 Marketing Gurus” by Business Review USA.