ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--William Mills Agency, a premier financial public relations and content marketing services company, has hired Mary Curtis as senior account agent; Angelo Jones as account associate; Tatum Barbaree and Jacob Hamilton as account coordinators; and Alyssa Maker as digital marketing coordinator.
As senior account agent, Curtis delivers public relations support to mortgage and digital banking clients. This includes managing day-to-day client communication, strategically advising C-level executives, working directly with media and crafting integrated public relations campaigns, press releases, byline articles, case studies, speaker proposals and social media messaging. Prior to joining WMA, she was public relations manager for U.S. Antique Shows and public relations coordinator and associate editor of Gwinnett Magazine. Curtis earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Kennesaw State University.
As an account associate, Jones serves as a day-to-day client contact while establishing relationships with key industry and national media, analysts and influencers. Before working with William Mills, he supported public relations activities for the Proctor & Gamble and IKEA accounts in Ketchum’s NYC headquarters. Jones also worked with the St. Louis Business Journal, where he spearheaded the planning for the 30 under 30 awards and assisted with legislative and most influential business women awards. Jones holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with an emphasis on public relations from Southeast Missouri State University.
As account coordinators, Tatum Barbaree and Jacob Hamilton prepare client activity reports, monitor client coverage, pitch interviews and write press releases, press kits, media advisories and bylined articles.
Barbaree has previous public relations and communication experience from her work with The V Foundation for Cancer Research and the Cartoon Network at Turner Broadcasting. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and global studies with a specialization in public relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Prior to joining the agency, Hamilton worked as a senate aide in the Georgia senate press office during the 2016 Georgia General Assembly session. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from the University of Georgia.
Digital marketing coordinator, Maker handles marketing automation software, social media, web development and blogging services for clients and the agency. She previously served as an outreach promoter with the Krannert Center activities board, as the public relations committee chair for Berry College’s end of semester festival and as a public relations intern for mRELEVANCE. Maker is Hubspot certified and earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Berry College.
“The strength of our agency is enhanced with the talent and expertise Mary, Angelo, Tatum, Alyssa and Jacob bring to WMA,” said William Mills III, CEO of William Mills Agency. “Our agency is committed to bringing aboard the best and brightest talent in the financial technology industry which ensures successful outcomes for our clients and relevant, timely content for our friends in the media. It’s exciting to have such high-caliber professionals who are so intelligent, excited and engaged.”
About William Mills Agency
William Mills Agency is the nation’s largest independent public relations and marketing firm in the financial services industry. Founded in 1977, the Atlanta-based company has established its reputation in the industry through the successful execution of media relations, marketing services and crisis communications campaigns for hundreds of companies ranging in size from entrepreneurial start-ups to large, publicly traded corporations throughout North America and Europe. For more information, please visit www.williammills.com.
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