November 16, 2017
By Michael Fleischer | firstname.lastname@example.org
This week, we proudly welcome Kathy Jeavons to Direct Impact as our newest Executive Vice President. Kathy joins us with nearly two decades of agency experience working in strategic communications.
As a member of our team, Kathy will lead key client accounts and support business development for the firm. She is a demonstrated leader in developing and leading multifaceted national and international public affairs, issue advocacy and reputation campaigns. Kathy will be an incredible asset to our clients and to our team.
Prior to joining DI, Kathy most recently served as Senior Vice President with Story Partners, LLC, where she was responsible for leading major client engagements in the healthcare, energy, and food and nutrition industries. Previously, she served as Partner/Director in the Corporate and Public Affairs Practice at Ketchum, and has held senior positions at Public Strategies, Inc. and Dix & Eaton, Inc. based in Cleveland, OH.
Earlier in her career, Kathy worked for the George H. W. Bush White House as Associate Director for Public Liaison. Following her time in the White House, she served as a Public Affairs Specialist in the Office of Congressional Affairs for the U.S. Department of Energy.
I am excited to have Kathy join our team and we all look forward to her leadership.