MEMPHIS, Tenn. — inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, has promoted Isabelle Blais to Public Relations Account Executive and appointed Kyle Monteverde as Public Relations Account Coordinator. Blais and Monteverde will report to Beth Wilson, Public Relations Manager, and Dan O’Brien, Agency Partner.
“Isabelle continues to thrive within the PR team,” said O’Brien. “She is well respected by her peers and coworkers, and goes above and beyond to ensure the success of our clients. Additionally, Kyle brings a strong work ethic and tremendous energy to inferno. His talents complement those of the existing team and allow us to serve our growing list of clients even more effectively.”
Blais joined the agency in 2012 and most recently served as a Public Relations Account Coordinator. In her new role, Blais is responsible for assisting the team in the development of releases and contributed content, media monitoring efforts, social media management and providing event support for a variety of agency clients. She will also assist with new business efforts.
As Public Relations Account Coordinator, Monteverde will provide support to the public relations team, expand current media lists, assist in developing content for clients, review and capture all key coverage, and aid in coordination and planning for client special events. In addition, Monteverde is charged with assisting in social media efforts for clients and the agency, as well as researching new business opportunities. Prior to his role at inferno, Monteverde worked as a public relations intern for the City of Auburn as well as the Germantown Education Foundation.
Monteverde earned his bachelors degree from Auburn University, where he majored in public relations. Throughout his time at Auburn, Monteverde served and participated in numerous organizations on and off campus, including his role as a Young Life team leader at a local high school.
inferno is a leading full-service agency, serving clients in a variety of industry sectors including healthcare, relocation, logistics, retail, banking, agriculture, nonprofit and entertainment. Headquartered in Memphis with satellite offices in Jonesboro, Ark. and Kalamazoo, Mich., inferno has become the strongest mid-size provider of business-to-business and consumer marketing solutions, offering experience in advertising, brand development, graphic design, interactive, public relations, social media and strategic planning.