San Diego CA— After four years working at SDX, formerly the San Diego Advertising Club, Laurie Ganz has left her director role to join the American Liver Foundation’s (ALF) Pacific Coast Division in San Diego as special events manager.
In her new role, Ganz will coordinate three ALF fundraising events, including the Liver Life Walk San Diego on May 11 at Liberty Station NTC Park, Sip ‘n Savor Festival on June 2 at Liberty Station Barracks and Flavors of San Diego on Oct. 6 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. The events raise funds to support people living with liver disease and their families. ALF is the nation’s largest nonprofit focused solely on promoting liver health and disease prevention.
Succeeding Ganz as interim executive director is Georgina Forster with 15 years of advertising agency and digital marketing experience. Forster was previously with Mirum Agency in San Diego and New York. She has a degree in marketing from Lancaster University in Lancaster, England.
Founded in 1911, SDX is San Diego’s largest and oldest local networking and professional group for advertising and marketing executives with more than 100 companies representing about 300 members.