Annie is the director of public relations for BVK, a top 25 independent advertising and marketing agency. There she oversees many national and international accounts including the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism, CITGO and Moffitt Cancer Center to name a few. Her experience ranges from executive and strategic communications to integrated marketing communications, media relations, brand management and crisis / issues management. Annie loves genuinely loves learning about the brands she works on, inside and out, and being able tell their stories to the people that want and / or need to hear them. Prior to BVK, Annie spent four years in corporate public relations, leading consumer brand efforts for Kohl’s. Annie has a BA in journalism and mass communication from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and an executive MBA from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.