Ch- Ch- Changes : New Employees and Promotions
We are very fortunate to have an awesome team working hard to help us grow and expand into new markets. We’re excited to announce some new hires and promotions. The rest of this year and 2013 look awesome and I can’t wait to see what’s next!
Heidi Clark, Project Manager
Heidi joins our team full time as a Project Manager. Heidi comes to us directly from our community, where she’s been a member for over a year. She started out as a blogger working on campaigns, helped the community team on a contract-basis and now will contribute to our production team and rocking out awesome campaigns! Follow Heidi’s blog at www.thebusynothings.com and follow her on Twitter at @TheBusyNothings.
Melissa Garcia, Social Media Strategist
Melissa joins our community team as Social Media Strategist working on the Community team. She will focus on new tactic development for our programs, in addition to helping execute social tool management for our clients. Melissa was a Walmart Mom for almost four years. She’s been a Social Fabric member since the beginning and is the owner of ConsumerQueen.com, a very successful consumer site focused on savings. Follow Melissa on Twitter at @ConsumerQueen.
Annette McCormick, Project Manager
Annette joins our team as a full time Project Manager and will focus on our New York accounts. She recently graduated from Penn State with a degree in Advertising and PR and a concentration in Business & Art History. Originally from New York, she interned here last summer, fell in love and moved to AR to join the team full time. Follow Annette on Twitter at @Annette_McC.
Stewart Cox, Product Manager
Originally from North Carolina, Stewart has worked for Collective Bias as a Technology Project Manager and has built and directed Social Fabric University from the ground up. As Product Manager he’ll take his ability to successfully develop valuable and profitable products to build out and manage Collective Bias’ product offerings. Follow Stewart on Twitter at @stewart_cox.
Matt Garcia, VP of Client Service
Matt has been promoted to Vice President of Client Service and will lead the Account Team. Matt’s performance as an Account Director has been an excellent record of customer relations, problem resolution and proven customer results. Matt is known for his ability to be a team player and overcome problems during challenging times and we believe Matt is a great leader for the other members of the account team. Follow Matt on Twitter at @mgarcia1.
Monica Johnson, Director of Operations
Monica was a great leader for the production team, training and developing them to deliver successful campaigns for our clients. In her new role as Director of Operations, Monica will take her passion for people and process development and oversee the company’s operating functionalities and help to find efficiencies to better the productivity of our teams. She will also lead efforts in helping with new employee orientation and facilitate training opportunities for the staff. Follow Monica on Twitter at @MonicaJohnson.
Brad Lawless, VP of Strategy and Analytics
Brad has been a significant part of our company growth and development, and now as VP of Strategy and Analytics he will lead a team to further develop our analytics and reporting capabilities. Brad will foster the relationship with our analytical partner and other partners to build better solutions for our clients. You can follow Brad on Twitter at @BradLawless.
Lauren Rodkin, Production Manager
Lauren has proven her exceptional skills as a Sr. Project Manager and has been promoted to Production Manager. Lauren will oversee the daily functions of the Project Management team and manage the production schedule, while monitoring the production process. This position will also serve as a liaison between the Project Management team and other departments. You can follow Lauren on Twitter, @LaurenRodkin.
Mailena Urso, Director of Marketing and Communications
Starting as a Project Manager, Mailena soon realized her passion and focus was in communications. Mailena has proven much success as Communications Manager for Collective Bias, assisting in developing an outbound communications channel. As Director of Marketing and Communications she will be responsible for leading brand development, communications strategy and product development. Follow Mailena on Twitter at @MailenaUrso.
Courtney Velasquez, VP of Community
Courtney started as a member of Social Fabric and worked her way into the Community Director role. She has now been promoted to VP of Community, where she will continue to lead the community team and develop strategy for growth. Follow Courtney on Twitter at @CourtneyRix