Published: February 20, 2019
Source: CEO Today Magazine
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Jessica Hawthorne-Castro is CEO of Hawthorne, a leading Los Angeles- based advertising agency specializing in analytics-driven campaigns. As CEO, Hawthorne-Castro has been recognized throughout the professional community as a leader in the marketing revolution of advertising where art meets science. The company specializes in analytics-driven campaigns and offers a complete service approach that includes media planning and buying, analytics, campaign management, strategic planning and award-winning creative development. She joined Hawthorne 12 years ago as VP, Operations & Clients Services, before being named CEO in April 2014. Under her leadership, the 30-year-old advertising agency which was a pioneer in accountability in advertising, has achieved superior financial performance, was on the Inc. 5000 list and is a Certified Women Owned Business®.