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Amber Meairs
Solutionist, Account Director


“Surround yourself with people that bring out the best in you.” 

“Put your heart into something.”



Words that describe Amber

Persistently Detailed
Amber is persistently detailed at formulating, organizing and implementing her creative expertise into the strategy needed for successful programming.

Enthusiastic & Courageous Conscience
She embraces the urge to stay positive and find the “new” in everything. Amber is a true believer.

Creative Vision, Shutterbug Eye
Amber enjoys photography and has freelanced for some of Chicago’s online galleries, including work for the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Historical Society. Amber’s photography has also been published in music magazines Spin and Billboard and she is a contributing photographer to the modern luxury publication, CS Magazine.

Professional Biography

With more than a dozen years of experience at some of Chicago’s major ad agencies, Amber has provided strategic client services to many top companies and brands including BMW, Dunkin’ Donuts, Hilton Hotels, Chicago Park District, Weber, Ace Hardware, Pepsi Americas, and Lil’ Drug Store. 

The Grass is Greener
Since joining IMS in 2010, Amber has developed successful millennial marketing campaigns, grassroots initiatives, and 1-to-1 programming for our clients. One example includes a grassroots canning program with local farmers markets. Discover You Can: Learn, Make, Share is a summer canning education program sponsored by Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball® Brand Fresh Preserving Products. The goal of the program is to generate awareness, encourage canning, and to promote food preservation through local Market Managers using farm-fresh, local produce. 


Areas of Focus

She has extensive experience in various industries including: automotive, business services, consumer products, food and beverage, financial, government, hardware, health care, recreation/leisure, and not-for-profit. Amber prides herself in providing full service marketing capabilities to her clients, such as strategic planning; integrated marketing plans; campaign management; understanding the market and key competitors; and working collaboratively to determine creative messaging.