February 24, 2023
The Akron Civic Theatre

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The American Advertising Awards are nothing without our wonderful judges. Get to know these professional powerhouses below!

Tiffany Andrews

Sales and Marketing Administrator, Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Myrtle Beach, SC


A marketer for almost 25 years, Tiffany Andrews joined the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in the fall of 2003 and has worked as the Sales and Marketing Administrator since 2006.At MBCC, she is responsible for branding concepts, creative design, marketing plans, media placement, innovative concepts that include AI and AR, editorial/advertorial/native content, social media, and promotional items. She launched her company, The Andrews Agency, a boutique advertising company in 2007. This woman’s passion for the advertising industry is unstoppable. 

Andrews is a member and served the American Advertising Federation (AAF) for 23 years. She served as AAF-Coastal Carolinas for 6 years, SC Governor, District 3 Governor, a speaker on the Apex Speakers Bureau for AAF, American Advertising Awards judge (2 years), and NSAC judge (2 years).

As a hospitality professional, Meeting Professional International (MPI) in February 2019 featured Andrews in “5 Questions to Key Industry Women”. In July 2019, Meetings Today Magazine highlighted Andrews as one of the “Industry Trendsetters Who Are Changing the World”. From 2011-2019, Andrews was appointed by governors and elected officials to serve as Commissioners of Horry County Higher Education. 

She was the recipient of one of CAAHF’s Drum Major Awards in 2015. Awarded the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce Business Diversity Individual in 2017. Currently, she is COB for District 3 AAF. Andrews is the newest member of the Board of Trustees of the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach. Tiffany’s most prized accomplishment is being available to help her mother when The Google is broken.

Julie Major

VP, Group Creative Director, MMGY Global

Kansas City, KS

She’s a group creative director who started out as a copywriter who fell in love with words and writing in 5th grade. Favorite textbook ever is Murray Bromberg’s “Words With a Flair.” Heartfelt passion for inspiring and mentoring young creatives. Annoying passion for dad jokes. Has been in the ad industry for almost 20 years, writing for vertical agencies specializing in affinity brands, pharma, senior living and travel. Outside of work Julie can be found fronting a KC-based rockabilly/jump blues band, Miss Major and her Minor Mood Swings.


Danielle Salley

Associate Interactive Director, Chernoff Newman

Columbia, SC

Born in New Jersey and raised in West Virginia, Danielle made her way down south by chance and ended up making it her home. It started when she attended Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design.  Right after graduation, Danielle took a job in Columbia, South Carolina – a city she knew very little about but has now called home for over a decade. 

Danielle’s career with Chernoff Newman began in 2013 as an interactive designer and front-end developer. Having a design background helped provide an insightful approach to development and user-experience. After six years in that role, Danielle was promoted to Senior Art Director where she worked on a variety of accounts including B2B and B2C clients creating award-winning branding, integrated campaigns, and, of course, interactive projects. With this unique career path, Danielle now serves as Associate Interactive Director, leading the interactive team for Chernoff Newman. 

Her passion for advertising is clearly seen through her dedication to the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Through this organization, she has been awarded National President of the Year (AAF Midlands, 2014), Member of the Year (AAF Midlands, 2016), National Governor of the Year (AAF District 3, 2020), and is a Silver Medal recipient (AAF Midlands, 2021). She currently serves on the AAF National Board of Directors and was elected the Chair of the AAF Council of Governors.

Outside of the office, Danielle enjoys playing tennis, riding her Peloton (#RideSalleyRide), and enjoying quality time with her husband, Will, and daughter, Genevieve.

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