MRI produced the audience ratings for the consumer magazine industry in the U.S. along with offering a projectable database on the demographics, attitudes, activities and buying behaviors of the U.S. consumer. MRI also developed and sold various software products. All major media, top advertising agencies and a large number of major U.S. advertisers used these data to define and understand their targets. While at MRI, Ms. Love maintained top-line growth and strong profitability growth while introducing new products and services to meet the needs of an advertising industry in transition. She also launched some of those innovative products internationally with partners in China, the U.K. and Eastern Europe. She has been a frequent speaker at international conferences on publishing and advertising.
Prior to joining MRI, Ms. Love held executive positions at The New York Times, EMap Publishing and The Magazine Publishers of America. She has been an adjunct or guest instructor at Rutgers University, Brooklyn College and Queens College.
Ms. Love holds at B.A. degree from Douglass College, Rutgers – The State University, an M.A. from Michigan State University and an M.Phil. from The Graduate Center, C.U.N.Y. She has advanced to candidacy for a Ph.D. in Psychology. She is a certified executive coach and is a member of the International Coaching Federation.
She has served on the board of directors of the Advertising Research Foundation, The Media Behavior Institute and the Market Research Council, of which she is past President. She currently sits on the board of the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College, and serves as their treasurer.