MWB is pleased to announce the agencies four newest hires (pictured clockwise from top left): Kathleen McPhail, Lee Norris, Taravia Harris and Patience Ainsworth.
Kathleen McPhail joined the agency in December 2011 as Senior Account Executive. McPhail brings over 15 years of successful marketing and project management experience to MWB, having worked with SkyGuard and SkyTel. McPhail holds a bachelor-of-science degree in merchandising from Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe, Louisiana.
Elizabeth Lee Norris joined MWB in November 2011 as Social Media Manager. Norris has been an independent business consultant specializing in social media marketing and has used her skills to help multiple clients in Mississippi raise their awareness and engage with customers. She is also an experienced writer and has written for numerous print and online publications, including Portico Jackson, Stages Mississippi, and Greater Jackson Business. In addition to being honored as the new president of Jackson Friends of the Library, Norris serves in multiple capacities on numerous boards and was appointed by Governor Haley Barbour to the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service in 2003.
Ray Harris joined MWB in August, 2011, as Account Coordinator. Prior to joining MWB, Harris was Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator with the Madison County Economic Development Authority. Harris holds a bachelor’s degree in Business & Marketing Management from Mississippi College, and is a member of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) and the American Marketing Association (AMA).
Patience Ainsworth joined Maris, West & Baker Advertising (MWB) in Jackson as Media Buyer/Planner. Ainsworth holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising from the University of Southern Mississippi, with a minor in marketing. Joining the agency in July, 2011, Ainsworth brings almost 10 years of experience to MWB.