Andy Wood joins Sea Research Foundation as vice president of marketing
Sea Research Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Wood as vice president of marketing. Based in Mystic, Conn., Sea Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization that operates Mystic Aquarium, the Ocean Exploration Center and, in partnership with National Geographic Society, The JASON Project and its Immersion Learning program.
Prior to joining Sea Research Foundation, Wood served as partner and managing director for Caspari McCormick, a Delaware-based creative agency. He brings more than 15 years of marketing and advertising experience that spans a variety of industries. In his new role, Wood will oversee the strategic development of Sea Research Foundation’s marketing and advertising initiatives, with a primary focus on Mystic Aquarium’s attendance-driving campaigns.
“Andy brings talent, energy and a unique perspective to our organization,” said Sea Research Foundation Executive Vice President of Marketing and Public Affairs Peter Glankoff. “His extensive experience goes well beyond traditional marketing and advertising. He understands our brand and will be an invaluable asset in advancing our mission of inspiring people to care for and protect our ocean planet. We are thrilled to have him join our team.”
Wood managed Sea Research Foundation’s account in his role with Caspari McCormick and his leadership contributed significantly to Mystic Aquarium’s recent attendance growth. Wood has also worked with the Greater Mystic Visitors Bureau, Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, DuPont, and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, among others.
Wood is a native of Southern New Jersey and has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Rutgers University.