MTA Promotes Jessica Gilbert To Public Relations Manager
MTA, Alaska’s best choice for technology and communications products, has announced that Jessica Gilbert has been promoted to Public Relations Manager, a new role for the company. She had previously served as Marketing Specialist, where she was a leader in MTA’s business growth and customer experience strategy.
In her new role, she will manage MTA’s public image, develop partnerships and engage with the various communities that the company serves. She will also manage the MTA Foundation, which provides donations throughout the community and scholarships to students with the goal of pioneering technological growth throughout the MTA serving area.
“I am honored to take on this role and continue to showcase the best-in-class work that MTA doing throughout the state of Alaska and beyond,” Gilbert said. “Additionally, I look forward to growing the MTA Foundation’s momentum to foster more technologically intelligent communities throughout Alaska.”
“Jessica has already established herself as a creative and skilled communicator within our Marketing department, and she has the perfect experience and talents to excel in this new position,” said MTA CEO Michael Burke. “There is no one better to shine a public light on the innovation and community-building that MTA takes pride in, and I congratulate her.”
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