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KATIE WALLACE

Founder, CEO, Creative Director

Katie is a long-standing force in the marketing industry and the guiding creative voice behind Wallace360. Formally known as The Wallace Agency, she founded Wallace360 in 1990 and over the past 30 years has helped countless non-profit organizations and companies alike ignite and expand the scope of their marketing by bringing the passion and vision behind their brands to life.

In both business and everyday life, Katie is driven by a deep sense of the power of community, shared vision and meaningful connections. One of the things she does best is bring people and businesses together by creating an environment that focuses on the open exchange of ideas and in turn, the production of real results.

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KATHRYN PIASTA

Director, Account Management and PR

Kathryn is an award-winning communicator and account lead with proven experience building brands, advancing reputations and driving business results via strategic communications and integrated marketing for clients from across a variety of industry sectors from consumer-packaged goods to travel to healthcare.

She came to Wallace360 as director of accounts and PR following nearly 13 years at a leading global communications agency where she directed strategy and day-to-day operations for national client accounts. With a passion for content strategy, she brings her clients’ stories to life through advertising, media relations, digital, influencer engagement and more.

A native of southwest Virginia, Kathryn received her BA in Communication from Wake Forest University.

MIMI EANES

Senior Design Specialist, Illustrator

Mimi, our senior designer, is a wide-open creator at heart who balances a graphic designer’s tech savvy with a fine artist’s skill and sensibility in her work, often weaving together diverse media, playful patterns, color psychology, hand-drawn elements and a typographic flair.

She’s honed her concepting, design and illustration skills for over 25 years and her experience spans all formats from traditional print ads to logos to books and signage.

She graduated from Roanoke College with a degree in Communication Art and later attended the Portfolio Center in Atlanta where she received a certificate in Graphic Design. Since that time, she’s received numerous professional honors and design awards.

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ERIC PARTON

Digital Strategist, Full-Stack Designer

A seasoned digital strategist and full-stack designer, Eric has over a decade of broad experience helping businesses from startups to Fortune 500s leverage technology and creativity to achieve groundbreaking growth and success.

Eric is a rare mix of creative and analytical, with talents ranging from copywriting, traditional graphic design and marketing strategy to programming, website design, web apps, SEO and beyond. He bridges effective communication and collaboration with technological problem solving and helps drive strategy and results for our clients both online and off.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Art Institute of Atlanta.

KYM DAVIS RICKETTS

Production Manager, Designer

Kym is Wallace360’s Production Manager who you’ll be just as likely to find designing an ad, wrangling deadlines, getting print quotes, placing media, coordinating with vendors or leading creative meetings. With nearly two decades of design, award-winning art direction and production management under her belt, she ensures we deliver impactful creative for clients on time and on budget.

She holds a BA in Photography, Graphic Design and Printmaking from Roanoke College and has been an active member of the Roanoke chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF).

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MATTHEW SHAUGHNESSY

Account Executive, Project Manager

Matthew is a forward-thinking strategist and account manager who has been delivering compelling content and creative for clients since his first job in advertising in 2013. He’s an analytical thinker who can push a project from idea to completion, with an ever-present eye on results. From message development and creative concept generation to media planning and reporting, his firm grasp of design principles and advertising strategies allows his work to consistently maximize return on investment.

At Wallace360, he uses his account and design experience to bring client messages to life across marketing channels from digital to traditional advertising.

Matthew is a life-long Virginian and graduated from Virginia Tech with a BA in Communication.

SHERI MINNIX

Operations Specialist, Accounts Payable/Receivable

As Operations Specialist, Sheri handles almost every aspect of keeping Wallace360 running smoothly, from facilities management to invoicing to bookkeeping to scheduling and more. And she makes it look easy and does it all with a smile and good-natured laugh.

Prior to joining Wallace360 in 2015, Sheri had an extensive background in marketing and project management. Outside of work, Sheri enjoys traveling, live music and above all else her twin grandson and granddaughter.

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