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KPS3 Adds Matt McDowell as Production Artist

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Matt McDowell as production artist. McDowell began his creative profession by first studying art at the University of Nevada, Reno, and has since stretched his creative muscle throughout the community in more ways than one. From running a DJ company with his wife to owning his own sign and mural company and being the store artist at both Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe’s, McDowell’s love of art and...

KPS3 Hires Ashley Campagna as Account Coordinator

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired  Ashley Campagna as account coordinator. Campagna will be working closely with the KPS3 team to serve and support clients by managing projects and building and supporting strategies to ensure goals are met seamlessly. Campagna worked at the Nevada Small Business Development Center on the social media team where she developed creative weekly content and strategic campaigns for Made In Nevada’s social platforms. She earned her Bachelor of Science in...

KPS3 Hires Connor Goicoechea as Art Director

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired  Connor Goicoechea as Art Director. Goicoechea worked at an agency for a diverse array of clients such as craft breweries, trendy up-and-coming districts, luxury mountain resorts and hidden-gem travel destinations. He then ran his own freelance business, catering to businesses with a shared eye for quality and a commitment to standing out. Originally a self-taught designer, Goicoechea honed his craft at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he earned...

KPS3 Adds Two Search and Digital Media Specialists to Roster

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Billy Ruecker and Jessie Sublette as Search & Digital Media Specialists. Ruecker hails from fintech, where he helped a local startup grow an invoicing app, as well as led the charge in the development of a social media app as a project manager. He also worked at Ruby Seven Studios, taking on the efforts to increase user acquisition of 11 different games. A graduate of the University of Nevada,...

KPS3 Hires Tom Kohler as Production Artist

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Tom Kohler as production artist. Having worked as a graphic designer full-time since 2005 and a freelance graphic designer since 2000, Kohler brings his love of print, typography, design and balance to every project. A graduate of the Art Institute of Seattle, Kohler spent most of his time in the gaming industry working for companies that produced board and card games. After a stint at the Sisters of St....

KPS3 Adds Two Coordinators to Growing Team

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Anna-Leigh Firth as account coordinator and Logan Schauer as social media + PR coordinator. A data nerd with a knack for bringing brands to life, Firth is inherently driven to figure out the “why.” She loves collaborating with others to create things that resonate with people far and wide. She will assist in the day-to-day management of client accounts while motivating internal teams to do their best work on...

KPS3 Announces Jena Esposito as Public Relations Manager

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Jena Esposito as public relations manager, bringing her knack for storytelling and love of problem-solving to the team. Esposito started her career at Renown Health, where she raised her hand at every opportunity to learn about strategic communication, employee engagement, social media and media relations. Her time working in the healthcare industry during a global pandemic also gained her plenty of crisis communication experience. “Jena has jumped right into...

KPS3 Announces Shayna Gaedtke as Human Resources Specialist

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Shayna Gaedtke as human resources specialist. Gaedtke will collaborate across the agency working with managers on job openings, interviewing potential new hires, onboarding new KPS3ers and assisting employees with their human resources needs. Prior to KPS3, Gaedtke earned her stripes in the fast-paced HR departments at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and John Ascuaga’s Nugget where she juggled a number of responsibilities such as applicant interviews, recruiting, onboarding, employee benefits...

KPS3 Ranks on the 2021 Inc. 5000

Inc. Magazine Reveals Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 Inc. magazine today revealed that KPS3 is No. 4,335 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000. “I’m...

PRSA Celebrates the Champions of Public Relations

In May, the Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) recognized public relations, communications and marketing work and professionals from across the region at their annual Silver Spike Awards. The theme of the event was “Champions,” acknowledging that PR practitioners have been among the unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic as they remained committed to success and survival – for themselves, for their community and for their clients. We sent our personal salute to our...