Walsh|Sheppard Expands Account Management Team with New Personnel
As the result of a growing client roster, Walsh Sheppard has added two new hires to its client services team.
Account Manager Jesse Kreger comes to Walsh Sheppard from the architectural and engineering field, where he provided project management and coordination for commercial, civil and residential projects across Alaska and in the Lower 48. Kreger holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in communication and leadership from Gonzaga University.
Account Manager and Social Media Manager Maia Nolan-Partnow previously worked as an account executive and copywriter at another Anchorage agency, as well as a freelance writer and blogger. She is a former managing editor of Alaska Dispatch, where she developed the news site’s award-winning social media strategy. Nolan-Partnow has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Portland and a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing and literary arts from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Kreger and Nolan-Partnow are both lifelong Alaskans and graduates of East Anchorage High School.
“We’re very excited to welcome these experienced young professionals to Walsh Sheppard,” Founder and CEO Pat Walsh said. “Jesse and Maia each bring a unique set of skills to the agency, and already they are working with our clients to explore new ways to promote their brands and share their messages.”
Walsh Sheppard is a full-service marketing communications firm headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, and specializing in strategic branding. Founded in December 1985, the agency serves a diverse group of clients in industries such as telecommunications, banking and finance, healthcare, retail, construction, engineering, entertainment, hospitality, energy, and government contracting, as well as Alaska Native corporations, nonprofits and political campaigns. Led by agency founder and CEO Pat Walsh and her partner, Jack Sheppard, President and COO, Walsh|Sheppard offers clients a creative yet pragmatic approach to strategic and marketing.
Posted: September 24, 2012