Meade graduated from Duquesne University with a degree in communications. For the last 25 years she has held account management positions at several advertising agencies in Pittsburgh including:
- MARC Advertising
- Blattner Brunner
- GBL Advertising
Meade has worked on a broad range of client businesses including consumer, business-to-business, and retail, providing such services as project management, marketing communications plan development, and strategic planning. In addition, she has a proven track record of leadership and has spearheaded the delivery of creative, media, and research services by agency teams to meet the needs of a variety of clients.
Meade’s core skills include strategic and analytical thinking; team building and expectation management; organization of project activities and resources; and budget management.
Her client experience includes Dick’s Sporting Goods, Philips Respironics, Pittsburgh Public Schools, UPMC, PPG, and The New York Philharmonic. Meade is currently working as a marketing consultant and is a past president of the Pittsburgh Advertising Federation Board.