10/14/16

Padilla announces agency promotions

MINNEAPOLIS (October 14, 2016) – Padilla announces employee promotions across several of its industry practices and groups. Twice each year the agency considers candidates for promotion. These sixteen individuals were recognized for their contributions at Padilla and FoodMinds, a division of Padilla.


Minneapolis

Tina Charpentier was promoted from vice president to senior vice president in Padilla's Environmental Sciences Practice. As leader of the sector, she has led an agency transition to broader capabilities around agriculture, water and energy.

Tracy Carlson was promoted from director to senior director in Padilla's Media Relations Practice.

Rohit Keshwani was promoted from senior developer to associate solutions architect in Padilla's Creative and Digital Group.

Thea Buri was promoted from senior designer to associate creative director in Padilla's Creative and Digital Group.

Alisa Coddington was promoted from senior analyst to manager, market intelligence in Padilla's Insights Group.  

Beatrice Zvosec was promoted from account executive to senior account executive in Padilla's Manufacturing/Technology Practice.

Lauren Huisinga was promoted from account executive to senior account executive in Padilla's Investor Relations Practice.

Molly O'Mara was promoted from account executive to senior account executive in Padilla's Manufacturing/Technology Practice.

Lacey Poppe was promoted from assistant account executive to account executive in Padilla's Environmental Sciences Practice.

Meredith Gallagher was promoted from assistant account executive to account executive in Padilla's Investor Relations Practice.


New York

Rachel McPherson was promoted from account executive to senior account executive in Padilla's Food and Beverage Practice.


Chicago

Allison Mikita was promoted from director to senior director for FoodMinds, a division of Padilla.


Richmond

Jeff Wilson was promoted from senior director to vice president in Padilla's Business Development and Agency Marketing Group.

Samantha Cox was promoted from senior account executive to account supervisor in Padilla's Corporate Relations Practice. 

Catie Frech was promoted from assistant account executive to account executive in Padilla's Corporate Relations Practice.


San Francisco

Jessica Hall was promoted from assistant account executive to account executive for FoodMinds, a division of Padilla.


About Padilla
Padilla is a top 10 independent public relations and communications company. Its 240 employee owners use insightful strategies to help clients develop purposeful connections with the people who are important to their success. The company's 360-degree approach leverages research, brand strategy, advertising, design, digital, social, mobile, media relations, events and crisis management expertise to build corporate and product brands with customers, investors, employees and communities. Brand consultancy Joe Smith and market research firm SMS Research Advisors are integral parts of Padilla. FoodMinds, an award-winning food and nutrition communications and consulting company, is a wholly owned division of Padilla. Clients include 3M, Barnes & Noble Education, BASF, Bayer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, GE, Hass Avocado Board, Land O'Lakes, Mayo Clinic, Prosciutto di Parma, Rockwell Automation, U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, the Virginia Lottery and Xcel Energy. Padilla is a founding member of The Worldcom Public Relations Group, a partnership of 143 independently owned partner offices in 115 cities on six continents. Make a connection at PadillaCo.com.

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