AlphaGraphics Announces New Executive Hires, Promotions
Marketing and Communications Company Welcomes New Director of Marketing and Public Relations, e-Commerce Consultant and Executive Promotions
Salt Lake City--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AlphaGraphics, Inc. announced today several changes to the senior management team. The company is proud to introduce Sharon Cook as its new director of marketing and public relations, and Eli Sackett as e-commerce consultant. The company is also announcing the promotions of Art Coley to vice president of global development and Suzette Bergin-Blakemore as business development director.
"One of the keys to maintaining our leadership position in the industry is to continually enrich the senior management team," said CEO Kevin Cushing. "We are confident that Sharon, Art, Suzette and Eli are going to make significant contributions to the AlphaGraphics brand."
As director of marketing and public relations, Cook brings over 17 years of multi-channel marketing and communications experience to AlphaGraphics with specific expertise in channel development, vertical campaigns, direct- and e-commerce marketing plans, recruiting, strategic communications, Web site development, online social networking and public relations.
She was previously employed as Utah's director of marketing for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. She also served as director of brand strategy for Beneficial Financial Group and as the corporate communications manager for Surety Life, a subsidiary of Allstate Insurance Company.
In his new role as vice president of global development at AlphaGraphics, Inc., Coley will lead the company's franchise development strategies and implementation, working with company team members as well as outside resources to grow the AlphaGraphics franchise network.
Bergin-Blakemore brings over 16 years of experience in the print and visual communications industry to her new role as business development director. She was recently promoted to business development director in March 2009. In 1999, Bergin-Blakemore joined an AlphaGraphics Business Center in Utah as a sales executive.
Sackett, recently hired as the company's e-commerce consultant, will be working with Bergin-Blakemore and the business development team to help owners leverage online applications to secure and expand their businesses. In addition to helping advance the company's e-commerce efforts, Sackett will also be instrumental in advancing the company's efforts as a marketing and communications company.