Fresh off the heels of our successful rebrand as an engagement agency, we are excited to announce the recent additions of Art Director Maxwell Rasche, Social Media Account Executive Katelyn Henderson, Senior Account Executive Denise Davila and Account Executive Lindsey Andry. These new hires bring more than 30 years of combined experience in DEVENEY’s digital marketing, social media, graphic design, art direction and public relations teams, continuing to expand our already dynamic team.
“As an industry leader, our firm continues to evolve, always looking to enhance our services and our team in order to better serve our clients,” said our President John Deveney, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, IABC Fellow. “These talented, innovative additions to the DEVENEY family are some of the best and brightest professionals in their fields, having stood out among considerable competition for their intellect, work ethic and creativity. We are delighted to have them on board and excited about what we will accomplish together.”
In his new role, Rasche is integral in spearheading the creation of compelling visual content across all mediums. He also aids in new business initiatives to further our growing creative department. Previously, Rasche worked at GumboLive/Momentum Worldwide, where he focused on the hospitality, food and beverage and entertainment sectors. Rasche is a specialist in the areas of identity, illustration, photography and typography. His previous clients include Skyy Vodka, Buffalo Wild Wings, Blu E-cigs, Citi Bank, American Express and Dish Network, among others.
Before joining our PR division, Davila, a New York native, spent nine years in-house at Procter & Gamble working for the luxury haircare brand Frederic Fekkai. She specializes in consumer packaged goods and strategic partnerships, but also has extensive experience in retail, tourism, hospitality, crisis and health care. Previous clients include Hackensack University Medical Center, Fred Segal, Burt’s Bees, L’Oréal and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Davila comes to us directly from Peter A. Mayer advertising agency.
Henderson, an expert in social media, digital marketing and design, joined DEVENEY after almost two years as a social media coordinator at Louisiana State University’s Division of Strategic Communications. As a member of our digital team, she assists with content, strategy and execution of social media campaigns across all of our three practice areas – health care, hospitality and crisis.
A 2014 graduate of Loyola University New Orleans, Andry accepted a position with us after two years at Gambel Communications. With a focus on media and community relations, her background includes traditional public relations efforts surrounding fundraising events, program/product launches and grand openings. Andry has worked with clients in a variety of industries, from hospitality to health care, including UnitedHealthcare of Mississippi and Alabama, Junior League of New Orleans and B.B. King’s Blues Club New Orleans.
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