Principal | Brian J. Ganton & Associates
As Principal at Ganton, Mark has led and managed marketing, advertising and brand development for a diverse portfolio of businesses, including the creation of award-winning work for DuPont, Oldcastle, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Pergo, Reader’s Digest, Belgard, Guggenheim Museum, Columbia University, and Rubbermaid to name a few. Mark has been featured in The New York Times and Advertising Age. He was also interviewed by HOW Magazine, NJBIZ and Graphics USA. He has won hundreds of awards for creativity and effectiveness including ADDY, Creativity Gold, Print’s Best and Print Editor’s Choice, HOW, Graphic Design USA, New Jersey Advertising Club Best of Show, Art Directors Club of New Jersey Best of Show, WebAward Standard of Excellence and Graphis. Mark is a frequent speaker on marketing and branding. Mark was named as one of New Jersey’s 40 most dynamic business leaders under the age of 40 by NJBIZ, and also selected by Graphic Design USA as a “Person to Watch.” Seton Hall University honored Mark with the first Alumni Impact Award for “his extraordinary contributions that have greatly advanced the mission of the University.” An alumnus of the university, he delivered a commencement address in May 2012. Mark is an adjunct professor on best practices in marketing and advertising at the university level. Currently serving on the Seton Hall University Board of Regents as Vice Chair and the Board of Trustees, Mark previously chaired the Communications Advisory Board, advising the President of the university on matters of marketing, advertising, branding and crisis communications. In addition, he served as president of the Seton Hall University Alumni Association. Mark holds a BA from Seton Hall University and has completed advanced studies in Advertising and Design at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, with renowned designer Milton Glaser. He has served on the Curriculum Advisory Council for Bergen County Schools and as a Board Member for the New Jersey Advertising Club and the Art Directors Club of New Jersey. He also served as a Leadership Advisor for the Dale Carnegie Program.