Sr. Marketing Manager
Alissa Endres made her way to Nashville to join Starstruck Entertainment, a leading artist management company, earning the position of Marketing and Partnerships Director during her 5 years with the company. In this role, Alissa oversaw Blake Shelton’s brand partnerships with NBC’s The Voice, Smithworks Vodka, and Ole Red event spaces. She was involved in Kelly Clarkson’s relationships with brands, Wayfair and Norwegian Cruise Lines and productions like Ugly Dolls the Movie.
Throughout her 11-year career in the marketing and entertainment industry Alissa coordinated promotional efforts for music festival, Country USA, led ticket sales initiatives for the Wisconsin Badgers, and organized youth leadership workshops with the Milwaukee Bucks. She has well-rounded experience with brand partnerships representing both the brand and the hired talent. Serving as a Hotdogger (brand ambassador) for the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, she contributed to media coverage in People Magazine and made an appearance on the Today Show.
Skilled in creative strategy, event planning, concert promotion, interactive activation, media
relations, artist management, and brand partnerships, Alissa offers a diverse marketing
perspective to any business or client with an emphasis on building meaningful relationships. She
is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Business earning a Bachelor of Business
Administration (BBA) with a double major in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, and a Minor in
Spanish. Inspired by her semester abroad in Sevilla, Spain, and year-long stint on the hot-dog
highways of America, she has a strong love of travel and trying new things. In her free time, she
enjoys the outdoors, watching Wisconsin sports, and volunteering with the Wisconsin
Association of School Councils youth leadership organization.
“I am so excited to join this team of goal-driven creatives who are making noise in the marketing
and entertainment industries. Grayscale felt like the right next step for my marketing career. We
value continued learning and client-first thinking. I know I am in an environment that promotes
innovative thinking, and both personal & professional growth. I can’t wait to see what we’ll do