William Mills Agency, an independent public relations and marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, announced that Heather Sugg, Mary York and David Jones have been named as Group Directors and have joined the agency’s management team.
As Group Directors, Sugg, York and Jones are each responsible for the management of their respective public relations account teams, providing strategic planning and execution of media relations campaigns for clients operating in multiple financial services-related industries.
Sugg has been with William Mills Agency since 2004 and has worked with some of the industry’s largest and most innovative technology companies. Her experience and industry exposure has contributed to the launch of several start-up ventures, supporting IPOs and managing communications through acquisitions. She also serves in a business development role for the agency, identifying and prospecting new and growing areas of financial technology.
York also has more than a decade of public relations, media relations and marketing experience at the agency. She works closely with WMA’s Crisis Communication team and has successfully managed communication programs for companies in the financial services, mortgage, insurance and healthcare industries, among others.
Jones has more than a decade of experience at the agency and has worked successfully with a diverse group of companies. Prior to joining the agency, Jones managed public relations and marketing for The Atlanta Mission, a non-profit organization providing homeless shelter and addiction recovery services to men, women and children in the Atlanta area.
“I’ve worked closely with all three of these highly skilled, experienced public relations veterans for many years and I continue to be inspired by their leadership and initiative on behalf of their clients,” said William Mills III, CEO, William Mills Agency. “Heather, Mary and David are extremely valued members of our agency, and we are proud to have them join the management team.”