Lou Anne Banks

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

President, Banks Strategies, Llc

Experience at:
Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill (a Sun Capital Portfolio Company), Ignite Restaurant Group - Joe's Crab Shack / Brick House Tavern + Tap, The Learning Experience (a Norwest Venture Partners Portfolio Company)

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    Lou Anne Banks
    Where I've Worked
    B

    Dec 2008 – Present

    President

    Banks Strategies, Llc
    S

    Jun 2017 – Feb 2020

    Marketing Lead - Strategic Consultant / Vice President, Marketing

    Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill (a Sun Capital Portfolio Company)
    I

    Oct 2016 – Jun 2017

    Marketing Lead - Vice President, Marketing

    Ignite Restaurant Group - Joe's Crab Shack / Brick House Tavern + Tap
    S

    May 2016 – Oct 2016

    Strategic Consultant

    Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill (a Sun Capital Portfolio Company)
    T

    Jan 2015 – Apr 2016

    Marketing Lead - Chief Marketing Officer

    The Learning Experience (a Norwest Venture Partners Portfolio Company)

    Jun 2013 – Sep 2014

    Agency Executive - EVP, Chief Strategy Officer

    Zimmerman Advertising

    Aug 2010 – May 2013

    Marketing Lead - Director, Marketing

    Bonefish Grill
    J

    Jul 2007 – Nov 2008

    Marketing Lead - Vice President, Marketing

    Johnny Rockets
    C

    2002 – 2007

    Agency Executive - Vice President and Assistant General Manager

    Cramer-krasselt Advertising, Ckpr
    A

    1994 – 2002

    Agency Executive - Senior Vice President, Regional Director

    Arnold Worldwide / Arnold PR (a Havas Agency)
    Where I've Studied

    1985

    BA, Psychology, Communications

    Western Maryland College

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    People I've Reported To

    People I've Worked With

    People Who've Reported to Me

    Brand Strategist, Multi-Unit Marketing Executive, CMO

    Innovative and transformational marketing and communications executive accomplished at identifying, developing, executing and evaluating business, marketing and sales strategies.

    Specialties

    Brand Marketing & Management

    Communications & PR

    Marketing Research & Analysis

    Digital Marketing & Social Media

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    Banks Strategies, Llc

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