Anthony Shop (Missouri 2004)
Anthony Shop is a pioneer in the field of digital media and online advocacy. A former journalist and press secretary, Anthony is the first new media professional elected to the prestigious National Press Club’s Board of Governors. He founded the Club’s popular “Get It Online” digital media series, which has hosted luminaries from USA Today, NASA and The White House to discuss media trends with the national opinion leaders and influencers.
Starting from a deep belief that the future is bright and people come before technology, Anthony co-founded the digital innovation agency Social Driver with his husband Thomas in 2009. Social Driver has since been named the 7th fastest growing agency in the United States by The Agency 100. As Chief Strategy Officer, Anthony has sparked innovative campaigns for a portfolio of industry-leading clients. Anthony earned his MBA from The George Washington University School of Business, where he now teaches as an adjunct lecturer.