Thompson named VP of Stonewall

Stonewall, a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency, recently named Kari Thompson to the position of vice president of the company.

“I am very proud to announce that Kari Thompson has been named a vice president with Stonewall,” stated Tom Crooks, Chairman of Stonewall.

Thompson joined Stonewall in 2006 as the firm’s public relations manager and was promoted to the role of director of public relations in 2011 directing all work pertaining to the agency’s public relations services for a variety of clients including the West Virginia Division of Tourism, Simonton Windows, Ohio Valley University, the Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, TAMARACK: The Best of West Virginia, and Guernsey County Visitors & Convention Bureau, to name a few.

According to Crooks, “Kari is an invaluable member of the Stonewall family and a key contributor to our senior management team providing leadership throughout the organization.” Crooks added, “She has a remarkable talent that is fueled by a passion to exceed expectations on all projects, small or large. Her expertise in public relations, social media, and brand building are important resources to Stonewall and many of our clients.”

A graduate of the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in journalism, Thompson has served in a variety of positions with business and non-profit organizations including Habitat for Humanity International, General Electric Plastics, and the Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Stonewall provides marketing, advertising and public relations services to a range of clients in industries including consumer products and services, business-to-business and the nonprofit sector. www.stonewallgroup.com