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Welcoming New Inkies to Accounts, Biz Dev and Project Management!

POSTED ON 
April 6, 2021

The unrest and trauma of the past 12+ months has affected us in a lot of ways. This blog post is not about that (but you can find thought leadership and curated articles in our COVID-19 Resource Center, Workplace Diversity & Allyship Resource Center, and 2021 Employee Engagement Trend Predictions). This blog post is about celebrating some good news despite it all!

2021 is the year we’re welcoming three new people to the team and becoming LinkedIn official with two long-time contractors. For a small agency, hiring five people is a big deal and we couldn’t be more excited for our future together.

Please join me in welcoming and celebrating our new team members!


Danni Thaw

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

YARDIE. NOTES NERD. TRUTH-SEEKER. FOOD-OBSESSED. LITERARY LOVER. TABLETOP GAMER. WANNABE DANCER. FLUENT IN OBSERVATIONAL HUMOR.

Danni will be supporting our sales process, helping to get our brilliant work in the hands of new clients even faster! Danni’s an expert at pretty much everything and is ready to unleash her brilliance with current and prospective clients alike.


Farida Habeeb, Ph.D.

SENIOR STRATEGIST

SHE/HER(S). DEI EXPERT. EMPLOYEE & POP CULTURE ENTHUSIAST. QUEEN OF PROJECT FLOAT. VEGAN FOR THE ANIMALS.

Farida will be joining the Accounts team to lead key client projects, with an emphasis on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion communications. Fasten your seatbelt and brace yourselves for some serious brilliance (hey, Ph.D!) headed your way. 


Lauren Underhill

SENIOR STRATEGIST

SEEKER OF CLARITY & PURPOSE. BELIEVER IN THE POWER OF WORDS & RHETORIC. WANNABE CONTRACTOR. AMATEUR CHEF & DOG TRAINER.

As a long-time contractor, Lauren already has a loyal fan club among our clients and will continue to lead key client projects. Equally good with a pen as she is with a hammer, Lauren is here for all your communication, change management and home renovation questions!


Nicole Ng

PROJECT SPECIALIST

CREATIVE SOLUTION-MAKER. TRUE CRIME JUNKIE. NOMADIC TENDENCIES. ARTIST. ADVOCATE. DOG MOM. CURIOUSER & CURIOUSER…

Nicole will be supporting key clients and the entire BI team to keep our work speeding along. (This is not a small task, just ask any current member of our PMO!) Also a long-time contractor, Nicole joins the team with a proven track record of success – we’re so lucky!


Sonia Segal-Smith

SENIOR STRATEGIST

BOSTONIAN IN COWBOY COUNTRY. COFFEE-FUELED. PROBLEM SOLVER. UNOFFICIAL TACO TESTER. CRAFT BEER DRINKER. CAT MOM X2. GIFS > TEXT.

Sonia will be bringing her research chops to all she does as she leads key client projects! Adding a +2 in the cat column for team BI, Sonia also has a beautiful command of internal and external communications and knows firsthand the value of a positive employee experience.

Welcome Aboard Danni, Farida, Lauren, Nicole and Sonia!

If you're interested in becoming an Inky, or know someone great you'd like to send our way, be sure to take a look at our Opportunities page for the latest postings. We're always on the lookout for brilliant people!

Looking for regular bite-sized brilliance from our team? Be sure to subscribe to our monthly newsletter, the Inkwell, and, while you're at it, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Sara Forner Howland
VICE PRESIDENT

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