Mosaic Next Generation Leadership Council

The Mosaic Next Gen Leadership Council offers a unique experience for rising talent and industry change agents, by supporting the Mosaic Council, Mosaic Principles, and AAF programming. Our efforts reflect the highest quality of timely content and innovation.


To inspire and equip diverse voices with the necessary tools to holistically succeed in the ad industry. 



  • Provide a current point of view of the industry experience
  • Prepare students for their transition into the workforce
  • Showcase relevant content + highlight diverse talent
  • Bridge connections + cultivate networking opportunities for junior talent
  • Promote wellness + self care


Council Members

Council Chair

Candace Queen, Principle/Creative Director, Tabernacle

Kandace J. Barker, Associate Marketing Manager, General Mills
Bennett D. Bennett, Principal, Aerialist; Co-Founder, 600&Rising
Amber Jackson, Sr. Account Manager, 360i
Alix Montes, Account Executive, Ketchum
Abu Ngauja, Account Executive, Leo Burnett
Jake Quintanilla, Account Executive, FCB Chicago

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AAF Staff

Ayanna Jackson, Vice President, Mosaic Center & Education Services Email