Activ8 Communications news 2010-04-01

Activ8 Communications Staff Promotions and Additions Announced Mooresville, NC: Activ8 Communications CEO, Mike Calinoff, announced this week that two staff members have been promoted to new posts within the organization. Activ8 has also hired...

Activ8 Communications Staff Promotions and Additions Announced

Mooresville, NC: Activ8 Communications CEO, Mike Calinoff, announced this week that two staff members have been promoted to new posts within the organization. Activ8 has also hired two new staff members to join the Public Relations department.

Jessica Schaak, who served as the company's CFO, will now assume the role of Vice President of Finance and Communications.

Schaak, a Montana native, graduated from Marquette University Law School where she obtained the National Sports Law Institute's Sports Law Certificate. She received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting, from the University of Montana.

Schaak's new role in the company will encompass all facets of financial management. She will also handle internal and external communications.

Erin Sagester, the company's Social Media and Public Relations Coordinator, has been named Senior Manager of Social Media and Public Relations.

Sagester graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Public Relations degree from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications in May 2009 and received a certificate from the Sports Communications program.

In addition to managing all Social Media efforts, Sagester will also serve key clients in a public relations capacity.

Activ8 Communications has augmented their team by hiring Courtney McGarry to serve as a Public Relations Account Manager.

McGarry provides Activ8 Communications with an innovative approach to the challenges of today's public relations with a classic styling. McGarry is an experienced public relations specialist, with a proven track record with experience in a multitude of areas such as agency, sponsorship, team communication, venue and non-profit.

Activ8 Communications also welcomes Tracy Olszewski to the Activ8 team as a Public Relations Account Manager.

Olszewski brings experience from working in media relations with Earnhardt Ganassi and public relations with R3 Motorsports and the ExtenZe Racing team. The Illinois native also has experience developing hospitality programs.

Both McGarry and Olszewski will handle multiple public relations clients.

"I am proud Activ8 is growing where we can promote our hard-working staff to new roles. I am excited for the additions to our team and how they will help strengthen our company," Calinoff said.

-source: Activ8 Communications

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