Supporting the Advertising Industry

The American Advertising Federation protects and promotes the well being of advertising. We appreciate our members’ continued loyalty and engagement surrounding advertising. We work to provide opportunities for professionals of all career levels such as helping build supportive networking relationships with others in the industry.

Over 115 Years of History

The national American Advertising Federation (AAF) was established in 1905 and continues to grow steadily year after year. It is the only organization that includes members across all disciplines and career levels in advertising.

We are a unique national network of advertisers, agencies, media companies, local advertising clubs and college chapters.

Board of Directors

Angie Roberts


Angie works at Purdue University as a Senior Writer/Designer in the Research Communications department

Zach Bear

Vice President

Zach works at The National Group as a PrePress Technician and Graphic Designer

Tom McCool


Tom works at Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette as the Executive Director in Marketing & Communications

David Huhnke

Executive Director

David is the Director of Marketing and Communications for the City of Lafayette.

Neal Johnson

Board Member

Part of the new Digital Engagement team at Purdue tasked with coordinating PPC efforts amongst University departments.

Keith Austin

Board Member

As president of Better Merchants, Keith oversees both the media and marketing divisions of the company. 

Lisa Tally

Board Member

As Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Lisa leads editorial, design, & multimedia efforts to support Purdue’s fundraising & stewardship initiatives.

Tyler Knochel

Board Member

Tyler is the cofounder of HustleFish, a web design and marketing agency. His role is to help brands tell better stories. 

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