HCK2 Partners Grows Team in 2014
(DALLAS) – HCK2 Partners (HCK2), an award-winning, Dallas-based and woman-owned integrated marketing communications agency, today announced seven new hires and four promotions across its public relations, creative, interactive and new business departments.
“This past year brought many accomplishments for the company and our client partners,” said Heather Capps, president and CEO of HCK2. “We are fortunate to have some of the most talented people in the industry working for us and are proud of their commitment and support. We have a great team of talented employees and are excited for what 2014 will bring.”
Agency new hires include:
Jaclyn Amend joins the agency as director of development. Prior to joining HCK2, Amend served as director of marketing and public relations for Lockton Dunning Benefits.
Mike Crouch joins the agency as account director. Prior to joining HCK2, Crouch served as the director of public relations for Nexon America.
Warren McNeely joins the agency as interactive services manager. Prior to joining HCK2, McNeely served as senior project manager for Brierley & Partners.
Ingrid Kibler joins the agency as social media account supervisor. Prior to joining the HCK2, Kibler served social media manager for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.
Brad Beasley joins the agency as senior graphic designer. Prior to joining HCK2, Beasley served as art director for JODesign, LLC.
Sara Brace joins the agency as senior account executive. Prior to joining the agency, Brace served as account service/project manager for Visual App.
Kalyn Ballard joins the agency as account executive. Prior to joining HCK2, Ballard served as account coordinator at William Mills Agency.
Drew Wilson joins the agency as account executive. Prior to joining HCK2, Wilson served as account executive at MM2 Public Relations.
Leila Mustafa joins the agency as account coordinator. Mustafa received a bachelor’s degree in convergence journalism from Southern Methodist University.
Katie Post joins the agency as account coordinator. Post received a bachelor’s degree in public relations from The University of Texas.
Rachel McCormick joins the agency as account coordinator. McCormick received a bachelor’s degree in communications and English from Texas A&M University.
Josh Walker joins the agency as interactive developer.
Agency promotions include:
Lauren Griffin has been promoted to account director. She has been with the firm since April 2010.
Jordan LaMons has been promoted to senior web developer and director of technology. He has been with the firm since June 2007.
Robbie Michael has been promoted to interactive design director. He has been with the firm since June 2011.
Emi Fitzgerald has been promoted to account supervisor. She has been with the firm since October 2011.
Christy Morris has been promoted to senior account executive. She has been with the firm since May 2012.
ABOUT HCK2 PARTNERS
HCK2 Partners (HCK2) is a Dallas-based full-service integrated marketing communications agency. Ranked as the No. 2 public relations agency in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal, HCK2 communications programs keep clients close to customers and ahead of the competition with comprehensive media relations campaigns; creative multimedia marketing; and innovative interactive solutions. Founded in 1998, HCK2 has developed marketing communications expertise in growth industries including: construction, direct sales, energy, finance, healthcare, retail, technology and telecommunications. More information is available online at www.hck2.com.