Mentor- Metro Detroit

Marci Benson

Doner Advertising Agency

Marci Benson has worked at Doner since 2007, serving as a senior vice president, brand leader.   She has lead high profile communications initiatives including:

  • ADT Security Services (Residential and Commercial):  Acquisition of largest competitor Brinks/Broadview and launch of Pulse Interactive Solutions for home management and security
  • Amazon Kindle:  Launch of the Kindle, best selling product ever for Amazon
  • Oil Dry Corporation, Cat’s Pride:  Launch of Fresh & Light litter, biggest launch in company’s history

In this position she has also the daily operations of the Agency’s American Equity Mortgage, Polartec, Athletic DNA and Detroit Historical Museum accounts.

Having over 20 years of industry experience, Marci has also spent time at McCann Erickson, Birmingham, Michigan, as senior vice president, account director, corporate communications and J. Walter Thompson, Detroit, Michigan as senior vice president, account director.  Throughout her career, Marci has worked for a variety of clients, including General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Sunbeam Products.

Marci received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and a master of business administration degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.