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brooks heckner | director of partner services

Brooks Heckner is CDP’s Director of Partner Services. Brooks and his team manage the research, development and execution of a portfolio of turn-key marketing and fundraising services available to CDP member stations that are proven to help increase net revenue.

Brooks began his career with McDonald’s Corporation in the Baltimore-Washington region helping local franchise owners with the execution and promotion of national marketing and public relations initiatives at the local level. A relocation to Boston in 2006 prompted a move to the agency-side of the business joining the team at Mercury Marketing. Working in client-service and project management roles for several years, Brooks was responsible for the successful execution of direct mail and email campaigns for clients such as CVS/pharmacy, Shaw’s Supermarkets, Johnson & Johnson, PODS, and Olympia Sports.

The combination of client service, project management and federated marketing experience was a natural fit for CDP, where Brooks joined in 2013, as CDP began to increase their station services. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Maryland.