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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Kondes hired by Preston Kelly

Preston Kelly has announced the arrival of Leah Kondes, public relations supervisor, to its growing team. Kondes will coordinate public relations efforts for Preston Kelly and its clients, primarily the newly-acquired InSinkErator. She will also utilize her extensive business development experience to contribute to new business efforts at the agency.  

After a brief foray on the client side as the marketing director at a leading Twin Cities accounting firm, Kondes is excited to be returning to agency life. She spent more than 15 years at public relations firm Weber Shandwick in various roles, including client service, marketing and business development.

"Our growth is taking us in new directions," notes Preston Kelly chief executive officer Chuck Kelly. "Leah's experience and knowledge will enable us to deliver an even broader offering across the entire range of our client base. We're very excited to have her."

Kondes is actively involved in a number of local nonprofits including the membership committee for Minnesota PRSA (Public Relations Society of America), the advisory council for People Incorporated and the board of the Bloomington Theatre and Art Center.