As president of Bates Creative Group, Debbie Bates-Schrott brings deep understanding of leading edge digital publishing strategies and brand initiatives across marketing platforms to clients and partners. Her energy and passion for rallying brands has made her a highly sought after speaker who regularly contributes to media and marketing events around the country. Debbie has successfully led the Bates Creative Group from print to the digital world, contributing to year-over-year growth. Prior to launching Bates Creative, Debbie co-founded a graphic design agency. A graduate of Corcoran School of Art, Debbie has served on numerous boards, including Association Media and Publishing, Florida Magazine Association, International Association of Business Communicators, and Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington.
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