Rupal Parekh is Ad Age's Deputy Managing Editor, with responsibility for the publication's coverage of the advertising agency space, as well as oversight for the Creativity brand. That includes running Ad Age's Annual Agency A-List and its Agency Issue, and overseeing the Small Agency Awards franchise and Small Agency conference. She leads a team of reporters and is focused on finding new ways for Ad Age to serve the agency community. She joined Ad Age in 2007, and before that spent time at other publications in the Crain Communications family. Rupal is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Rutgers University.