Elizabeth Abate is a Media Director at Marcus Thomas LLC and Media Unleashed™ in Cleveland, Ohio. She leads teams to make positive business impacts with data-driven media decisions. Since joining Marcus Thomas in 2010, she has been focused on media strategy, planning and ideation across all media types using qualitative and quantitative thinking on behalf of the Ohio Lottery, MTD, KeyBank and TourismOhio. Outside of the agency, Elizabeth has served as an Adjunct Professor for Kent State University in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from Kent State University, and in 2016 was named one of Four under Forty by the American Advertising Federation – Cleveland.