Linda De Jesus-Cutler, President of The Bravo Group has been named as one of Crain's New York Business annual "40 under 40" rising stars. This special section profiles up-and-coming professionals who have made an impact on New York's business industry and have positively affected their community's quality of life.
Humbly commenting on the award, De Jesus-Cutler stated, "I am honored to be included on this list of distinguished professionals. These are exciting times for Hispanic marketing and the community of over 36 million U.S. Hispanics. Certainly, this is an accolade for both the Bravo family and myself as success to me is only achieved through innovation and good old-fashioned teamwork. This milestone energizes me and fortifies my resolve to continue cultivating superior client relations and to further nurture Bravo's incredible talent base."
De Jesus-Cutler was named President of The Bravo Group in September 2002. She reports directly to Daisy Expósito-Ulla, the company's Chairman/CEO and Founder. De Jesus-Cutler's tenure includes several key management positions. She joined the company in 1989 and has since played a key role in developing accounts with prestigious clients such as AT&T, Mazda and Banco Popular.
Recognized as both a Hispanic market specialist and a communications industry visionary, her expertise has been featured in major media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, CNN en Español, Crain's and DM News. In early 2000 Advertising Age, the industry's premier trade publication, named De Jesus-Cutler one of advertising's "Women to Watch," a distinction bestowed upon "selected female executives who are destined for greatness in the industry." Most recently she was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Achievement by the American Advertising Federation.