Elyssa Gray

Former Director, Head of Creative & Media, NA Marketing at Citigroup, Inc.

Elyssa Gray

Elyssa Gray

Former Director, Head of Creative & Media, NA Marketing at Citigroup, Inc.

Biography

As Citibank’s Director of Creative and Media for the NA Consumer Marketing division, Elyssa Gray is responsible for strengthening the Citi brand and building customers’ trust and loyalty. In this role, Elyssa manages Citi’s media strategy and investment for the U.S., as well as the development of integrated campaigns for the credit cards, retail bank, small business, commercial and mortgage businesses, with a strong focus on driving brand metrics and organic growth. She has also been responsible for championing the brand’s digital transformation and leadership, creating industry best in class digital programs.

The work that Elyssa and her incredibly energetic team have led over the past two years has been lauded throughout the industry and has received numerous accolades, including several Radio Mercury, ADDY’s, Midas, New York Festivals and FCS Portfolio awards. Citi has been recognized for its integrated executions across multiple categories including social media, television, print, tablet and OOH advertisements, web video, and multimedia campaigns.

Prior to joining Citi, Elyssa was the Head of Global Media and Creative for Visa Inc. where she was responsible for leading global media strategy and management of Visa’s media investment, as well as overseeing all of Visa’s creative production for the U.S. market. During her 13 years at Visa, she led the advertising efforts behind numerous product launches including Visa Signature and Visa Buxx, Hispanic segment marketing, national promotion campaigns and all of Visa’s sports and entertainment sponsorships, most notably the Olympic Games and NFL.

Elyssa’s advertising foundation was built while working at BBDO NY in both Media and Account Services departments on several powerful consumer brands including Dupont, Gillette, Texaco, Visa USA, Armstrong and Thomasville.

She graduated from the University of Vermont and currently resides in NYC with her husband David and sons Ethan and Justin, who keep her very busy when she is not in the office, either on the soccer field or on the side of a mountain.

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Elyssa Gray
Former Director, Head of Creative & Media, NA Marketing at Citigroup, Inc.
Career History
Director, Head of Creative & Media, NA Marketing
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Citi works tirelessly to provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial services and products. They strive to create the best outcomes for their clients and customers with financial ingenuity that leads to solutions that are simple, creative and responsible.

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Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

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Elyssa Gray is affiliated with Citigroup, Inc., The Advertising Club of New York

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