The fall season brings cooler air, the smell of pumpkin spice, and new hires. Brunet-García is happy to announce that we recently brought on seven new staff members to better serve our clients.
It’s been a year of growth for the agency, with recent expansions to Atlanta and Washington, D.C. We look forward to the great work and insight that our new team members will provide our clients across all sectors and industries.
Francie Lefkowitz combines her two interests of public health and marketing into her position of account coordinator. She will provide strategy and communication for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the National ALS Registry, prescription drug overdose prevention, and other important public health topics.
Bruce Cooke joins Brunet-García as the user experience designer/developer to support clients’ online experiences. Prior to working at Brunet-García, Cooke was vice president of user experience designer/prototyper, at Citi’s FinTech group. Cooke has extensive experience in web design and development, print design, print production, and editorial and advertising illustration.
Katy Garrison is a visual designer who graduated from Full Sail University. Her expertise revolves around interactive design, UX, branding, typography and content creation. Her professional career has included turns at advertising agencies, a web design studio, an innovation lab, and an international non-profit—enjoying the opportunity to design brands, experiences, applications, and publications, across platforms and devices.
Christy Schell brings more than 20 years of management experience across a variety of fields. She joins Brunet-García as compliance manager and will work to ensure all internal protocols are running smoothly. She will also manage internal human resources functions, including onboarding and employee relations.
Natalie Spindle is a public relations and media communications professional. Her experience with health communications has lead to an understanding of current health topics and key media within this beat. She is efficient and employs successful media relations strategies, using her editing and marketing skills to advance communication goals.
As vice president of business development, Kerry Humphrey will drive growth to allow for increased positive social impact in both the public and private sector. He has also worked in strategic planning and program and project management as a consultant for a variety of federal government clients including the Department of Health and Human Services, the Social Security Administration, the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, and the Internal Revenue Service.
Kathy Lacivita will serve as senior marketing strategist for the agency. She will employ her strong visionary skills to increase campaign visibility and achieve proven results for clients. With over 20 years of experience in marketing, advertising, strategic planning, and public relations, she is a savvy and passionate communicator. Lacivita is adept at developing campaigns that generate brand awareness, drive loyalty, and foster understanding.