our team

Noetic Consultants is a Washington, DC area-based marketing and leadership consultancy that strengthens brands and the people who build them.

Affie Benson


MBA, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
SSP America, HMSHost

Alexandra Perez

Junior Consultant

BA, American University
Campus Outreach DC

Alicia Lisowski


BA, Dartmouth College
Leo Burnett USA,
NAVTEQ (now Nokia HERE), Starcom, Mediacom, PHD, Mindshare, SimplyBe.

Carly Hagan Brogan

Junior Consultant

MSP, Georgetown University
Fox Corporation, Media DC

Ginny Townsend


MLA, Harvard University
Vanity Plate Consulting, Bamboo Creative,
TD Ameritrade

Michael Barry


BA, Baylor University

IMG, Baylor University, James Madison University, University of Virginia

Nancie McDonnell Ruder

Founder & CEO

MBA, University of Chicago
Leo Burnett USA

Samantha Martin

Samantha Martin


BS, Georgetown University
Dentsu International, Epsilon, Merkle,
US Army, Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs

Nellie Ryan


BS, Virginia Tech
Amazon, Discovery, Inc., The Brand Consultancy, Arnold Worldwide Advertising

Tanya Lederman

Tanya Leyderman


MBA, American University
Match Marketing Group, GE Capital,
Centric Consulting, University of Maryland

Tiffany Castleman

Director of Finance and Operations

BA, George Mason University
Discovery Inc., AOL