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Michele Fabrizi

President & CEO, MARC USA

Michele Fabrizi

Passionate, successful, game–changer. As President and CEO of MARC USA, one of the nation’s largest independent advertising agencies, Michele Fabrizi is all this and more. She is a brand champion, who generates real business results for her clients.

Respected as a leader in her field, Adweek magazine cited her as one of the outstanding women in advertising.

Michele knows what it takes to grow a business. She joined MARC USA in 1982 and moved rapidly up the ranks. In 2003, Michele was named President/CEO of the advertising division, the post she holds today. Prior to this, as President/CEO of MARC USA’s Pittsburgh headquarters, she oversaw a 200% increase in billings in two years.

Michele serves on the Executive Committee of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, where she led the development of the new regional brand and marketing for Pittsburgh’s 250th Anniversary. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the United Way of Allegheny County and was the first woman to chair the annual campaign. Michele chairs the Boards of Directors of both the Pittsburgh Opera and the Andy Warhol Museum. She is also a Board Member of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.