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New Talent Fuels Alliant Growth

By Julie Viscardi on December 20, 2023

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Julie Viscardi

Chief People Officer

2023 marked an extraordinary year for Alliant with tremendous growth and achievement. We recognize that our ability to provide best-in-class audience solutions is fueled by the collective effort of a diverse and talented team. Alliant is delighted to introduce and welcome six new individuals that joined our team. Each one brings a distinct set of skills and work experiences that will contribute to our continued growth and innovation. Let's introduce our fantastic new associates:


New Talent Fuels Alliant Growth_BlogDave Taylor joins us as Chief Product Officer, leading Alliant’s Product division encompassing Data Science and Data Engineering. He will drive the development of profitable data solutions for brands and agencies, expanding Alliant’s existing product line and exploring new business prospects. David brings a wealth of expertise with a BS in Information Systems from Marist College and a Master’s Certificate in IS/IT Project Management from Villanova University. Beyond work, Dave coaches his kids in soccer and basketball, enjoys golf in the summer, and plays pick-up basketball in the winter.

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New Talent Fuels Alliant Growth_Blog7Welcoming Walter Chistoni as our Senior Vice President of Sales marks a pivotal addition to Alliant's leadership team. Walter oversees two divisions—New Business and Client Engagement—while collaborating across teams to capitalize on cross-channel selling opportunities. His role is crucial in leveraging Alliant's wealth of quality data and expertise across online, offline, and TV channels. With a BS in Marketing from Fordham University, Walter brings experience in educating buyers about the potential of data products in achieving their objectives. In his leisure time, he enjoys golf, cooking, concerts, rooting for his beloved Yankees to win the World Series again.

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New Talent Fuels Alliant Growth_Blog3We're thrilled to welcome Greg Ferrara as our new Client Success Manager, bringing over 15 years of experience in client services, support, and success. Having navigated the challenges of competitive marketing landscapes in previous roles, Greg finds it immensely rewarding to exceed client expectations by aligning our offerings with their specific needs. Greg holds a BS in Sports Management from the University of Connecticut and outside of work, is an avid golfer and loves listening to podcasts. As a proud UConn grad, he even spent several years working in the Athletic Department and had the experience of dressing up as the university mascot "Jonathan the Husky" for various community events.

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New Talent Fuels Alliant Growth_Blog2Introducing Susan Calame, our new HR Business Partner, bringing over 15 years of human resources experience to Alliant. Susan holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Long Island University, and is thrilled to be a part of a growing department and looks forward to contributing her expertise. In her free time, Susan's passion lies in being a devoted foster parent to dogs from a local animal shelters, finding joy in their journey from shelter to fur-ever homes! 

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New Talent Fuels Alliant Growth_Blog4Introducing Jamie Reilly, our latest addition to the exceptional Client Success Team. With 8 years of diverse experience in administration and customer service across various industries, Jamie brings an invaluable wealth of business support expertise. She has a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications from SUNY Oneonta and is currently pursuing a Master's in Communications and Digital Media at Pace University. What attracted Jamie to Alliant was our supportive and collaborative environment, as well as our commitment to the growth and development of both our clients and employees. Beyond work, Jamie finds joy in cooking, watching movies, and staying up to date with pop culture. 

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New Talent Fuels Alliant Growth_Blog5Alessandra Maniscalco joins us as Client Success Associate, bringing 2 years of Sales Development and Marketing experience and a dual major in Marketing and Sport Management from Sacred Heart University. Alessandra was drawn to Alliant for the opportunity to advance her career in sales while being impressed by the happy, growth-driven team culture highlighted during the interview process. When not at work, she enjoys staying active and working out at the gym, walks, and runs with her dog. A self-proclaimed foodie, Alessandra also enjoys cooking, dining out, and catching a sports game. 

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Join us in welcoming Walter, Dave, Greg, Susan, Jamie, and Alessandra as they join Team Alliant! Intrigued about the prospect of joining Alliant? Explore the range of open opportunities throughout our organization as we actively seek to engage with top-tier talent.

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