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Ad 2 Lightning Talks
Lessons in Courage  

This is Ad 2's biggest event of the year!

Come join us for our annual Public Service Night. Each year, Ad 2 San Diego adopts a non-profit to create a pro-bono marketing campaign. This year, Ad 2 has selected Operation Courage is Beautiful. The non-profit brings a little joy to active duty, deployed U.S. servicewomen by creating and shipping them high quality care packages made of female-oriented personal care products. All funds raised at the event go towards the marketing campaign to help Operation Courage is Beautiful.

Not only will this night be for a great cause, but it will help each attendee enhance their personal growth and careers! We will have five San Diego marketing leaders and entrepreneurs speaking about how exhibiting COURAGE has helped them in their careers!

But that’s not all! Each attendee will also have the chance to purchase raffle tickets to win a one-on-one meeting with each of the five speakers. You can choose which speaker to put your raffle tickets towards.

So hurry up and purchase your tickets today to this great event for a great cause!


Reid Carr Founder and CEO Red Door Interactive


Reid started his full-service, data-driven marketing agency in downtown San Diego in 2002. The privately held, fiercely independent company now has three offices with worldwide remote locations and more than 80 employees.

Jim Floros President & CEO The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank


Since taking over as president and CEO, Jim has increased the number of people served by the Food Bank every month from 320,000 to 370,000. Under Jim’s leadership, the Food Bank distributed more than 7 million pounds of fresh produce to families in need this past fiscal year, and the Food Bank is distributing more fresh, healthy food to more families than ever before.


Elizabeth Fitzsimons VP, Marketing & Events Interim VP, Leadership


San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Elizabeth Fitzsimons is Vice President, Marketing & Events, and Interim Vice President, Leadership at the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, the Board of Library Commissions for the City of San Diego, and the Chapter, or governing body, of St. Paul’s Cathedral.


Regina Bernal Entrepreneurship Manager University of San Diego


Regina spearheads and enhances major Entrepreneurship opportunities at the University of San Diego including the V2 Pitch Competition, the Legacy Entrepreneurship Conference, and the coaching and mentoring program for entrepreneurs. Having grown up on both sides of the border, Bernal mentors US and Latin American startups.

Since the venue is a bar, you must be 21+ to attend.

28 Feb 2018
Tin Roof
401 G St
San Diego, 92101
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM