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KPS3 hires Andy Walden as VP of Client Strategy

KPS3 is excited to welcome Andy Walden to our full-service marketing and digital communications firm as vice president of client strategy. Walden joins Ayse Caglar as the second of two vice presidents of client strategy at KPS3. Walden brings more than 12 years of comprehensive communications and marketing experience to the agency. He will collaborate and engage with the agency’s clients to lead client services and strategy for traditional, social, digital and technological solutions. Walden will also work internally...

Get to know Ayse Caglar

Q&A with our vice president of client strategy Ayse Caglar joined KPS3 in September as our new vice president of client strategy. Ayse joins KPS3 from Sierra Nevada Corporation and Renown Health. Ayse works hard for our team and clients, and plays hard for her family and friends. So, let’s get to know our newest team member! How do you pronounce your first name? I get asked this all the time and it’s nothing like how it is spelled...

KPS3 hires Kyle Brice as account director

KPS3 Marketing is excited to welcome Kyle Brice to our full-service marketing and digital communications firm as account director. Kyle’s responsibilities include ensuring positive KPS3 client relationships by building measurable, insight-driven, digital-first solutions disseminated across social media and other channels. “We’re excited to welcome Kyle to the KPS3 team,” said KPS3 CEO, Rob Gaedtke. “Kyle embodies the skills and background needed to drive our clients’ brand personalities through the digital space.” Prior to joining KPS3, Brice was the head...

Ira Gostin wins marketing award

Our Vice President of Marketing and Client Engagement, Ira M. Gostin, MBA, APR, was recently named 2018 Most Influential Marketing Executive for Nevada by Acquisition International Magazine (AI). The recognition is for Gostin’s work as the founder and president of 120 West Strategic Communications, a public relations and investor relations firm that was acquired in August 2018 by KPS3. Acquisition International Magazine is a monthly magazine based in the United Kingdom. It serves a global audience that seeks to...

KPS3 hires Ayse Caglar as VP of client strategy

KPS3 Marketing, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Ayse Caglar as vice president of client strategy. Caglar brings over 10 years of successful integrated marketing and communications experience to the agency. She will collaborate and engage with KPS3 clients across the county to lead client services and strategy for traditional, digital, social and technological solutions. She will also work internally to help the KPS3 team expand their skills in strategic and creative thinking. “Strategy is at...

Chrisie Yabu earns Accreditation in Public Relations

Chrisie Yabu, Senior Director of National PR at KPS3 Marketing has successfully completed the Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations. The announcement was made by the Universal Accreditation Board, a consortium of nine professional communication organizations that directs the competency certification program. The Accreditation program aims to improve the practice of public relations by assessing the competence in 60 areas of knowledge, skills and abilities associated with the profession. The Examination is designed for public relations professionals with at least...

Get to know Ira Gostin

Q&A with our vice president of marketing & client engagement Ira Gostin joined KPS3 as the new vice president of marketing and client engagement. Previously, Ira had worked on the corporate side in finance and mining before starting 120 West Strategic Communications, which KPS3 acquired earlier this month. Ira actually interned at KPS3 when he completed his graduate school studies with an emphasis in marketing. So, let’s get to know our newest team member! How has KPS3 changed since...

KPS3 acquires 120 West Strategic Communications

KPS3 Marketing, a full-service brand, marketing and digital communications firm, announced the acquisition of 120 West Strategic Communications, an award-winning public relations and investor relations firm headquartered in Reno, Nev. As part of the acquisition, Ira M. Gostin, MBA, APR, 120 West’s founder and president, will join KPS3 as vice president of marketing and client engagement. “We are excited to have Ira join KPS3 in this role as we continue to expand into new markets,” said Rob Gaedtke, CEO....

KPS3 hires Jancy Ulch as public relations coordinator

KPS3 Marketing, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Jancy Ulch as public relations coordinator. Her responsibilities include supporting the strategic communications discipline through public relations efforts, and creating and disseminating content across social media and other channels. Prior to joining KPS3, Ulch was a public information intern at the Nevada Department of Agriculture, where she assisted in state-wide public relations and communications efforts, and social media coordination. Before that, Ulch was a public relations intern at...

KPS3 Hires Sarah Polito as Senior Account Director

KPS3 Marketing, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Sarah Polito as senior account director. Her responsibilities include supporting, managing and creating strategic marketing and communications plans and executing integrated projects that drive results and value for current and future clients. Before joining KPS3, Polito was the marketing director at a local startup, where she had responsibility for creating content for its social media channels and developing its brand through target-audience identification and key messaging creation. Prior...