Member of the Month

Theresa Desilets

March 2012 Member Spotlight

HYPE Member Since: 2009

Employer: Cigna

Industry/Job Title:  Marketing Communications

What she does: I’m an Account Manager with Cigna's internal marketing agency, Cigna Creative Communications. I’m responsible for planning, developing and executing all marketing communications for key products such as traditional medical, vision, preventive health, tiered and restricted networks, and steerage.

After receiving my Masters in Integrated Marketing and Communications, I spent six years working in marketing agencies as an Account Manager/Project Manager where my clients included companies such as Dunkin’ Donuts, Stop & Shop, NewAlliance Bank, Sun Life Financial and MassMutual.

I currently serve as an officer on the Board of Directors for Judy Dworin Performance Project and volunteers as a mentor and tutor. And recently, I was accepted into the Leadership Greater Hartford’s Quest program for 2012.

Future Aspirations: To work at a top-rated marketing or advertising agency for 10-15 years and then go back to school for my PhD so I can teach marketing during the school year and open/manage my own bakery over the summer.

A few fun facts about me:

  • I am the second youngest of eleven children and have 20 nieces/nephews
  • I ran my first full marathon last year at the ING Marathon on October 15th
  • I’ve managed the production of 4 Super Bowl ads
Contact Info:  theresadesilets@gmail.com

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