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Carol S. Niemi, PhD
Founder and Lead Strategist

Professional Experience

Independent Marketing Services:


Atlanta, 1994-present


Worth Knowing for the Reporter Newspapers

May 2019-present


The Chamber Report for the Dunwoody Crier

Atlanta, December 2014-March 2015 

Features Writer

Dunwoody Crier

Atlanta, Dec. 2009-May 2019


Associative Creative Director

TuckerWayne/WestWayne (Now 22 Squared)

Atlanta, 1993-1994

Vice-President/Creative Director

Sawyer Riley Compton (Now Brunner)

Atlanta, 1986-1993


MA and PhD, English, University of Georgia

BA, French and English, Florida State University

Certificate, University of Paris-Sorbonne

Inbound University (HubSpot)


Georgia Press Association 2022 winner for “Serious Column”

One of “Ten Women to Watch,” Atlanta Business Chronicle

One of Atlanta’s top three creative directors, Atlanta Business Chronicle

Winner of local, regional and national awards for advertising and marketing creativity and effectiveness:

National EFFIE (American Marketing Association)

Show South

ACE (New York)

American Advertising Federation ADDY

NAMA (National Agri-Marketing Association)

National Pro-Comm (Business Marketing Association)

AMY (American Marketing Association, Atlanta)

O&R (American Business Press)

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