FINN Partners promotes Kristina King to partner for the FINN financial services practice. King has been with FINN since 2021, previously serving as a VP. Before that, she was senior manager, strategic communications at HUGE and also worked at Ogilvy PR and FleishmanHillard. In her new position, King will continue to oversee key client relationships, collaborating closely with cross-practice teams to develop and execute integrated communications campaigns and deploy strategies to drive measurable business results. She will also take on a more significant role in shaping the practice’s strategic direction and contributing to its overall growth and development. “Her ability to navigate complex communications challenges and provide innovative solutions has been instrumental in engaging audiences in unique ways that align our clients’ business goals,” said Ryan Barr, managing partner and global financial services practice leader at FINN Partners.
imre names Machelle Henks as EVP of strategy and Shannon Moylan as SVP of PR. Henks has held leadership positions at EVERSANA INTOUCH, WPP, Eurofins, Bayer and Teva Pharmaceuticals. Her experience spans life sciences companies across multiple therapeutic categories. Moylan comes to imre from FleishmanHillard, where she served in positions including health practice lead. Before that, she was VP, health at Edelman. “Machelle and Shannon bring rich experience in the business of health and also the business of people that is already being applied with meaningful contributions to our senior leadership team,” said imre president Anna Kotis.
KCSA Strategic Communications promotes Danielle DeVoren to managing partner. DeVoren was most recently managing director at the firm. In that position, she launched KCSA’s media, advertising and technology practice. In addition to being responsible for business development, DeVoren serves as an outsourced chief communications officer for several companies, and helps mentor KCSA’s top talent. “Danielle is one of our top performing revenue drivers and serves as a change agent,” said KCSA Strategic Commnications principal and president Todd Fromer. “She continues to raise the bar in terms of how we serve clients and support team members.”
PRecise Communications, an Atlanta-based multicultural PR firm, appoints Brenda Wood media training director. An Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist, Wood joins PRecise after spending three decades as a prime-time news anchor at Atlanta’s WAGA-TV/FOX5 (FOX) and WXIA-TV/11Alive (NBC). In her new post, she will help organization executives and campaign spokespersons deliver optimal performances during media interviews, providing participants with potential real-life scenarios through mock broadcast and print/online interviews. “She brings a different perspective, providing feedback and proven tips that cultivate effective message delivery and memorable performances,” said Precise Communications president and CEO Alexis Davis Smith.