Stonewall Group promotes Wise

Stonewall Group, a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency, recently promoted Katie Wise to the position of account manager.

“In ten short months, Katie has demonstrated commitment, desire and leadership in all aspects of her responsibilities at Stonewall,” said Leslie Crooks, Stonewall Group president. “She has earned the respect and trust among her peers and the clients she serves. We are pleased to announce this promotion.”

Wise most recently served as assistant account manager for the agency. Her role will continue to be a combination of administrative support for the firm’s account team, internal project coordination, and account services for the West Virginia Division of Tourism and West Virginia Commerce Department.

A native of Follansbee, W.Va., Wise graduated in 2013 from the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and political science. She graduate Magna Cum Laude and received the Marvin L. Stone Award for Outstanding Contribution as a college journalist.

During her collegiate career Wise gained valuable experience working for West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller’s office as a public relations intern and as a legislative information intern for the West Virginia Legislature.