Mandy Mooney is the Senior Director of Marketing & Communications for the SAC, bringing 15 years of experience in building and nurturing brands for global companies of all sizes in retail, tech, media, and healthcare. Mandy oversees the SAC’s internal and external marketing and communications initiatives. Key responsibilities include developing the SAC’s annual communications plan and building the organization’s reputation and brand awareness through media relations and membership engagement.
Prior to joining the SAC, Mandy spent nearly a decade working for Gap Inc. in various capacities, from leading large-scale impact campaigns for Gap Foundation and the Global Sustainability team to spearheading a new crisis communications process and protocol for each of the brands. Most recently, she played a key role in writing the brand guidelines, company mission, and values statements for newly-branded Khoros.
Recognized for co-founding GapWIL (Women in Leadership) in 2013, Gap Inc.’s most popular employee resource group that supports women to reach their full career potential, Mandy has a passion for seeing women support one another. Mandy also volunteers as a member of the Board of Directors for GirlVentures, where she serves as Chair of the Marketing and Fundraising Committee. She offers her time and talents to this organization whose mission is to inspire girls to lead through outdoor adventure, inner discovery, and collective action.
Mandy received her degree in business and apparel merchandising from Indiana University. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and two daughters. Her favorite pastimes are writing music, doing yoga, and traveling. Last November, she checked off a bucket list item when her family spent a month exploring New Zealand.
Having led philanthropic, sustainability, and diversity & inclusion initiatives, impact marketing is a sweet spot for Mandy and a personal passion. She pushes brands to think bigger about their purpose-driven initiatives and to gain clarity around how they can accomplish their most audacious goals. Mandy is honored to join the SAC to help accelerate their mission and advance the industry.