Kansas City, Mo. November 1, 2013 – Sturges Word Communications added two new members to its staff. Katie Garcia joins as account executive and Michelle Cheesman as senior account manager. Garcia previously worked in social media and public relations for Silpada Designs and Beauty Brands and brings a breadth of knowledge around new media and content marketing to the team. Cheesman has 20 years of experience in communications, advertising and marketing, spending the past 11 years at a communications firm and 10 years prior to that at companies such as Nextel Communications, Sybase and UMB Financial Corporation.
“We are thrilled to have Katie and Michelle on board,” said Melissa Sturges, principal. “Their diverse backgrounds and experience complement each other and the existing team well.”
About Sturges Word Communications
Sturges Word Communications is a full-service integrated marketing communications firm with special expertise in the development/real estate, education, financial/professional services, public involvement, retail/hospitality, and utility sectors. We help clients get results with experience and creativity applied to the right mix of communications tools including advertising, branding, community engagement, content marketing, creative, crisis communications, event planning, public relations, social media strategy, and Web design. Sturges Word is a member of the Worldcom Group, the largest network of independent integrated and public relations firms in the world. The company is a certified WBE/DBE vendor.