Walton Isaacson Execs Named 'Black Enterprise' Top Women in Advertising And Marketing

Billed as "The Planet's Most Interesting Agency,” Walton Isaacson is home to three execs  who have been named Top Women Executives in Advertising and Marketing by Black Enterprise magazine. Ayiko Broyard, VP Group Account Director, Kirsten Atkinson, VP of Media and Brand Integration, and Vida Cornelious, EVP and Chief Creative Officer, have been selected to join the magazine's listing of leading women in marketing and advertising.

Broyard serves as the lead on WI's Lexus account, which handles the Black, Hispanic and LGBT marketing for the brand and she also is an entertainment producer in advertising and marketing. 

At Walton Isaacson she worked on the NAACP Image Award-nominated TV series "Verses & Flow," as well as the Inside Out Web series for Lexus, recently recognized by Advertising Age as one of the 10 Best Ads directed at and in support of the LGBT community. She  oversaw McDonald's during its first broadcast of the 365 Black Awards in 2013.



Atkinson leads social platforms, interactive TV, branded entertainment, addressable TV, experiential and digital. She has launched award-winning campaigns for Lexus such as Design Disrupted, a fashion experience; and Facebook 1000 Ads, a customized social campaign and the Jimmy Fallon Live commercial. 

She is a 2015 Facebook Creative Award recipient, a 2014 Ad Age Media Maven, co-founder of ADCOLOR in LA, board member of ThinkLA's MAT program and recipient of AdWeek's 2012 "Media Plan of the Year" award.

Cornelious, who has been named to the list in prior years, has been recognized at major shows around the world including Cannes. Other achievements include two Super Bowl spots featuring Oprah Winfrey and Bob Dylan. Over the course of her 20-plus-year career, she has worked on McDonald's, Budweiser, Lexus and Spalding. Cornelious was also named one of Ad Age's "40 Women to Watch." 

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