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Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Thompson Joins Beehive PR as Director, Digital & Social Strategy

Blaine Thompson has joined Beehive PR as director, digital and social strategy.Thompson has nearly 10 years of experience managing traditional and digital marketing programs, and leading campaigns for an extensive array of brands and industries.

Before joining Beehive, Thompson was an account supervisor at space150, where he managed digital and social media campaigns for General Mills, as well as led customer research and digital strategies for divisions of 3M and OptumHealth. Prior to that, Thompson was at Atomic Playpen driving digital and social media initiatives for clients including the Minnesota Vikings, National Pork Board, Polaris and St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. He also spent four years in the marketing communications group at Best Buy playing a key role supporting new store openings, Geek Squad and drive-time campaigns.

A graduate of University of Minnesota Duluth, Thompson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in information design. He currently serves as the communication board director for the Labovitz School of Business and Economics for the University of Minnesota Duluth.