Ampersand: Welcomes Valerie Anderson and Alaina Kallas as new employees

PEWAUKEE, WI (May 6, 2021) – Ampersand, a Southeast Wisconsin-based strategic marketing, advertising, and growth agency, has added Valerie Anderson as Project Manager and Alaina Kallas as Digital Marketing Specialist.

“We are ecstatic to add two new members to the Ampersand team,” said Heather Noel, Owner & CEO. “This expansion is the next step in our long-term strategic plan to grow our client base and enhance our service offerings to current clients.”

Valerie Anderson joins Ampersand’s Client Services Workgroup as a Project Manager. In this capacity, she builds and maintains client relationships, manages marketing projects, ensures timely project delivery, and oversees strategic initiatives for client accounts.
Prior to joining Ampersand, Anderson was an account executive for a Milwaukee-based full-service marketing agency, serving clients in the home building, healthcare, HVAC, and ticketed entertainment industries. She graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2018, receiving a Bachelor of Arts with a focus on advertising. 

“I’m very excited to be an addition to the Ampersand Client Services Workgroup! I’m looking forward to making a positive impact on our agency team and our clients’ business growth,” said Anderson.

Alaina Kallas joins Ampersand as Digital Marketing Specialist. Her responsibilities include digital advertising, strategy, and analysis, social media management, search engine optimization, and email marketing. 

In 2019, Kallas earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government from The American University in Washington, D.C. She also minored in French Language and spent a semester at L’Institute Catholique de Paris.

“I have extensive internship experience in the nonprofit, government, and political campaign sectors with some of our nation’s heavy hitters. This gives me a unique perspective on communication and economic strategies,” said Kallas. “I’m very excited to enter the marketing agency world with Ampersand and apply these strategies to our clients’ businesses.”

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