Join Woody Kay and Al Samuelian to hear how Arnold and MPG/Media Contacts are helping Amtrak give planes and automobiles a run for the money.
As travel becomes an increasingly abusive experience in the air and on the highways, the train is emerging as the faster, cheaper, greener and nicer way to go for both leisure and business travelers.
About the Speakers
Managing Partner, Chief Creative Officer
As a designer, an art director and a creative director, Woody’s made a career out of making the truth appealing for clients like Amtrak, The Bahamas, Cannondale Bicycles, and Choice Hotels. Before joining Arnold, he was a founder and executive creative director of the Providence and Boston creative shop Pagano Schenck & Kay. Woody graduated from Vanderbilt University and The Rhode Island School of Design, and began his career in design at Malcolm Grear Designers before switching to advertising at Leonard Monahan Saabye. With over twenty-five years in the design and advertising fields, he’s received consistent awards recognition for his work, and is a former board member of The One Club for Art & Copy.
VP, Group Account Director
With over thirteen years media experience at Hill Holliday and MPG, Al currently manages MPG’s Goodyear, Amtrak and Titliest and Footjoy accounts. Early in his career, Al gained experience within many categories including financial and technology.
Dedicated to building integrated programs that drive results, Al is especially proud of developing Air Time, a customized tool which provides ROI metrics for broadcast coverage delivered from the Goodyear blimp. Al’s work has recently been recognized by the trade with a jack Meyer’s Innovation award, an Effie Award in the Automotive, Related Products & Services category, Valencia Media Festival nomination in the Best Communications Strategy category, and the Grand Prix Havas Media Catalyst award for Amtrak in 2008. Throughout Al’s media career he has served on several steering committee’s and planning boards for many advertising industry functions.