Joanne Truffelman, Vice Chair
Joanne Truffelman is co-founder and chairman of TG Madison Advertising in Atlanta, Georgia, which has been the marketing and advertising agency for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund for over a decade. She is credited with bringing computer graphics to Atlanta advertising after leaving New York City’s Wells, Rich and Greene advertising agency, where, as vice president for Production Services, she produced campaigns for many Fortune 500 companies.
Before founding TG Madison, she was vice president for Creative Services at McDonald and Little, and spent four years as Coca-Cola’s manager of National Bottler Advertising and Graphic Services.
She is a trustee of several non-profit boards, including Zoo Atlanta; the Alzheimer’s Association; the Georgia Shakespeare Festival; and the Advisory Circle of the Cobb Performing Arts Center; and is vice-chairman of the Fossey Fund’s board. Truffelman earned her Bachelor's degree from Queens College, New York.