Chief Marketing Officer
Rich Fontaine joined Lindblad Expeditions as CMO in July 2013, bringing 25+ years of experience in consumer-direct marketing for highly-regarded lifestyle media and merchandising brands. Most recently, Rich served as SVP, Consumer Marketing for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (MSLO), which he joined in 1995 as one of the first 50 employees, and was an integral part of the senior management team that built the Martha Stewart brand into a billion-dollar retail brand. Rich’s responsibilities at MSLO included overseeing all consumer-direct acquisition, retention and reactivation marketing, digital publishing and marketing, consumer research and insights, and corporate database development. Previously, Rich served in product management/marketing roles at Time Inc./Sports Illustrated, and MBI, Inc./The Danbury Mint. Rich graduated with a BA in Economics from Cornell University.