Meet Sought-After Social Media Marketing Speaker, Mana Ionescu
Mana Ionescu, (pronounced Mana [Mah’-nah] Ionescu [Yo-nes’-koo]) is Founder, President of Lightspan Digital, one of Chicago’s top specialized digital marketing agencies. Award-winning marketer (and data nerd). Mana Ionescu has taken the stage over 100 times in the past 3 years, busting social media myths and showing measurable results are possible. Mana believes in digital marketing done with purpose and storytelling as the keys to digital marketing success.
The mission of Mana’s firm is to deliver clear, simple and direct digital marketing solutions. They believe in marketing done with purpose, not just for the heck of it, to help businesses get in front of the right audiences, in the right places online, and turn that into traffic to the places where the customer will see it.
Lightspan services range from story-telling strategies to web writing, from email marketing to social ecommerce strategies, Lightspan helps businesses, large and small, get more traffic and generate more leads. Specialties include content marketing, marketing automation, multi-channel digital strategy and project management, social media lead generation, social media targeting & list building, social media brand ambassador programs, digital marketing measurements and analysis.
In addition to her roles as entrepreneur and digital marketing nerd, in 2014, Mana was awarded the “Chicago Woman Making History” Outstanding Entrepreneur Award by the City of Chicago Treasurer’s Office. Mana is also a passionate SCUBA rescue diver (of sharks), and opera lover. She is also a wannabe runner who took up half marathons a couple years ago. A staunch STEM education supporter, Mana serves on the Board of the Illinois Math and Science Academy Fund.