Theresa Garrett Bio

Theresa Garrett, Managing Partner, Acacia Marketing Group

Theresa brings in-depth experience in creating and executing successful global marketing programs and campaigns. Before forming Acacia Marketing Group with Marianne Fitzpatrick in 2001, Theresa was the Director of Worldwide Channel Marketing and Director of Worldwide Market Planning for IBM's Lotus software division. Theresa has extensive experience in industry marketing programs serving as Director of Industry Marketing for Lotus where she helped dramatically grow the Lotus Notes business. As part of Acacia Marketing Group, she played a key role in helping Cognos launch their industry initiative.

Theresa is actively involved in her community which includes serving as a member on the American Red Cross Mass Bay Disaster Response Team.  She is the 2010 co-chair for "Needham Steps Up for Equity in Education", an initiative designed to address the achievement gap and opportunity gap for low-income students.