NEW Regional Advisory Chair Marla Thompson was named senior vice president, partnership at Angie’s List in April. She previously served as senior vice president, U.S. strategy for Catalina, where she specialized in building brands, combining insights and advanced analytics to drive performance. In this role, Thompson drove strategic alignment among sales, marketing, product, technology and operations. Prior to this, she led the company's mobile and online teams globally. Earlier in her career, Thompson worked in brand management at Procter & Gamble and The Campbell Soup Company. She received her bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and her MBA degree from Harvard Business School. She has completed three terms on the board of directors for the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago.