Carolyn Ahlstrom has been promoted to senior brand planner at advertising agency Carmichael Lynch. She joined the agency in May 2009 and provides strategic guidance and leadership on several accounts. In her new role, Ahlstrom is charged with establishing and managing client objectives, while developing and defining key concepts for their brands.
Before joining Carmichael Lynch, Ahlstrom served as a brand planner for Fallon in Minneapolis, providing strategic planning on the Purina Latin America, Boston Market, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express accounts. She also served as a cognitive anthropologist for Crispin Porter + Bogusky in Boulder, Colo., where she conducted primary research and provided strategic insights for Volkswagen and Domino’s Pizza.
“Carolyn is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional,” says Mike Lescarbeau, CEO, Carmichael Lynch. “She has a knack for developing a vision for our clients and is diligent in everything she does. Carolyn is very deserving of this recognition.”
Ahlstrom is a graduate of the University of Minnesota’s school of journalism, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in professional strategic communications with an emphasis in advertising.