Lunch & Learn

September 22, 2017

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Premier - 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, OH 43614




11:30 Networking
11:45 Buffet Lunch
12:00 Announcements/Presentation and Q&A

Lindsay Martin, Centro

Search Tips and Trends to NOT Ignore

General overview of the paid search space, best practices, targeting beyond keywords and geographies, big players in the space, and upcoming trends in search.

About Lindsay:
Lindsay has spent the last eight years of her career dedicated to Paid Search. Over the past six years at Centro, she's held a variety of roles within the Paid Search team, ultimately helping to grow a team that managed over $30MM in 2016.  As an Associate Director, her responsibilities include overseeing strategic innovation, emerging industry trends, and overall education and service both internally and externally.  Her experience ranges across multiple verticals and KPIs, some of which most commonly include: financial services, education, and retail.  Additionally, Lindsay brings ad agency experience from her time prior to Centro. 
$25/member ~ $30/non-member ~ $15/student
RSVP by Wednesday, 9/20 by email or online registration

Lunch & Learn

October 18, 2017

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Blarney Event Center


The Blarney Event Center, 601 Monroe St., Rear Building, Downtown Toledo, OH 43604

meter parking free between 11:00-2:00


11:30 networking

11:45 buffet lunch

12:00 announcements/presentation/Q&A


Cindy Kerr from

Downtown Toledo brand including social media, event support, target markets and visuals.


about Cindy:

Cindy Kerr has been the Executive Director of the Downtown Toledo Improvement District since 2014.  With the partnership between the Downtown Toledo Development Corporation and the Improvement District, she’s about to take on the role of Vice President of Services.  In this new position, she will have responsibility for Marketing & Events, Clean & Safe Services, Park Smart, and the Toledo Design Center.  She’s excited to see Downtown Toledo’s future progress.  As she likes to say, “Others work “in” downtown but she works “on” downtown.”

Cindy began her career at The Toledo Hospital in finance before moving on to The Medical College of Ohio as Finance Director.  She also worked at the global headquarters for Whirlpool Corporation in Benton Harbor, Michigan.  Her leadership roles included Human Resource, Manufacturing Quality, Product Development Marketing and Innovation.

She has her Bachelors of Business Administration and MBA from the University of Toledo.  She also has an executive degree in Healthcare Administration from the Ohio State University.  Cindy is a passionate supporter and volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, Cherry Street Mission and Read for Literacy.


$25/member ~ $30/non-member ~ $15 student

RSVP by 10/16 via email or reserve online


The Blarney Event Center

The Internship Event

November 4, 2017

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton Garden Inn, Perrysburg

more information

Lunch & Learn

November 10, 2017

11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Dan Roselli 

Co-Founder, Packard Place


The Power of Story

Dan will talk about his journey through advertising and brand marketing for some of the largest brands in the world included M&M's, Colgate Palmolive, Kahlua, and Bank of America.  Dan continues his journey of story by going on to found and run one of the Country's largest technology and entrepreneurship centers.


about Dan:

Dan is co-founder of Charlotte’s entrepreneurship center called Packard Place which was recently ranked as one of the 5 largest tech and innovation centers in the country.  

Dan also co-founded the QueenCity Fintech program which is one of the top Fintech Accelerators in the World and has over 50 alumni companies with over $35M in raised capital.

Dan 1st career was in Fortune 500 marketing working in senior marketing positions for General Mills, Colgate Palmolive, and M&M/MARS.  Dan also served as the Brand & Advertising Executive for Bank of America where he oversaw Brand Strategy and Marketing Communications.

Dan began his entrepreneurial career in 2003 and was one of the co-founders of Internet marketing firm Red Ventures and has co-founded three different companies that have made it to the INC 500 list of fastest growing private companies in America.

Dan has a finance degree from Michigan State University and a MBA in marketing from the University of Minnesota. He is the father of two sets of twins and is a passionate Spartan.  Go Green.


$25 member ~ $30 non-member ~ $15 student

Our Favorite Things

December 6, 2017

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Hilton Garden Inn, Perrysburg

Holiday Luncheon

Event hosts:

  • Chrys Peterson & Michael Seay


$30/person or table of 10 for $250

  • cash, check, MasterCard, VISA, American Express accepted


Cash Bar


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AAF Toledo

7230 Sawmill Run
Holland, OH 43528
Phone: 419.866.4199
Fax: 419.868.3746

Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide programs and social activities that further the professional development of members in the practice of their craft, and make contributions to the community through public service and educational programs.