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Monday, October 20, 2014

PadillaCRT Announces Agency Promotions

PadillaCRT last week announced five employees promoted to senior vice president and vice president.

Scott Davila was promoted from vice president to senior vice president. Davila draws on more than 17 years of public relations and marketing experience to lead PadillaCRT’s Business-to-Business/Technology team. He also is a key member of the agency’s Branding Team. He works in the agency’s Richmond, Va., office.

Natalie Smith was named to senior vice president. Smith, who previously served as vice president, has led assignments for several key national clients and was instrumental in acquiring and growing one of the largest clients in the agency’s Corporate Practice. Based in the Richmond, Va., office, she contributes significantly to the agency’s corporate responsibility and employee engagement capabilities, advising large public companies and other organizations in these important areas.

Janet Stacey was promoted from vice president to senior vice president. Stacey, an accomplished marketing and business development professional, has taken on significant leadership roles in healthcare, technology and the medical device industries. Based in the agency’s Minneapolis headquarters, Stacey leads PadillaCRT’s Health Practice.

Tina Charpentier, who previously served as a senior director, was promoted to vice president in the firm. Charpentier, who also works in the agency’s Minneapolis office, is a leader in PadillaCRT’s Agriculture/Environmental Sciences Practice. She has been a valuable resource and leader for the team, providing strategic counsel and leading execution of programs for key clients, including BASF.

Matt Sullivan, also based in Minneapolis, moved up from senior director to vice president. Working on the agency’s Investor Relations Team, Matt has been with PadillaCRT for 16 years, starting as an assistant account executive. Sullivan has become a standout investor relations counselor, providing ongoing support to public companies, advising executives on disclosure communications and helping companies with initial public offerings.