Founder & CEO
Lorraine Stewart is a successful entrepreneur and strategic marketer; she is the Founder & CEO of The ROJEK Consulting Group. A trusted adviser to CEOs and CMOs, Lorraine facilitates multi-million deals between corporate clients seeking to hire creative, media and digital advertising agencies and the agencies her firm identifies, evaluates and recommends in response to her clients’ needs. She is highly regarded for her strategic marketing expertise as well as ground breaking thought leadership on organizational culture, effective team building and talent sourcing practices. Her company is the go-to resource leaders seek to improve their agency management issues, including engaging the best mix of talent to build their brands.
In partnership with the American Association of Advertising Agencies, Lorraine has published on the subject of client and agency organizational culture. She is an active speaker in advertising industry conferences, welcomed for her insightful perspective, authenticity and gracious personal style. A graduate of Northwestern University, The Medill School of Journalism and Integrated Marketing Communications, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and a Master of Science in Advertising, graduating summa cum laude. She is certified for Board of Directors Governance by the Kellogg School of Management. Before starting her consulting Company, she spent 8 years in agency account management as well as in corporate marketing, as the VP Corporate and Retail Marketing for a large regional banking system. She confesses her entrepreneurial beginnings may date back to her earliest teen years when she successfully launched a newspaper. To the delight of her neighbors, she published The Knollwood News for many years until she headed off to grown up J-School.
With her daughter Grace Rojek, she recently launched an innovative tech start-up within the bridal category; Check out their story at www.unboxthedress.com She values the principles of servant leadership and building collaborative relationships with people who can affirm the best in each other as they influence change for the better.