Peggy Conlon joined The Advertising Council in June, 1999. As President, Ms. Conlon serves as Chief Executive Officer of an organization that mobilizes yearly more than $1.5 billion of advertising time and space, while partnering with over 50 major advertising agencies and hundreds of corporations. Since Ms. Conlon joined the Ad Council, the organization has tripled the work done on behalf of premier government and non-profit organizations. She also has executed national campaigns in response to national and international crises, such as September 11, Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami in Southeast Asia.
Previously, Ms. Conlon served as Vice President, Group Publisher of the Broadcasting & Cable Group for Cahners Business Information. She earned her B.A. from the California State University at Fullerton and her M.A. from the University of Southern California.