Owner/principal of Wick Marketing since 1995, Amy has more than 25 years of experience communicating highly targeted, results-oriented messaging for both marketing and editorial media. Her leadership and creative abilities allow her to direct and manage teams to produce award-winning work in a wide range of formats. By focusing on the forest as well as the trees, she can guide a project from research and strategy through creative concepts to finished projects with demonstrable results. With a background in advertising, public relations and in-house communications, she is able to serve a diverse clientele.
What people say: Smart woman. No matter how good an idea or design, she can always make it better for the client – and insists on it.
social media director
Barbara develops strategy, content and manages the social media presence for our clients, aligning their social media tactics with marketing, advertising and public relations efforts. Her perspective as a senior account executive with extensive experience as a business writer and editor, as well as in sales and sales management, combines with her degree in psychology to support our clients’ goals of building a strong and consistent brand presence in the social media space.
What people say: If there’s something Barbara hasn’t done before, she will figure it out and the next-thing-you-know, she’s an expert.
Diana brings more than 15 years experience in advertising communications project management and media relations and has worked with a wide range of organizations to develop clear, concise, effective communications and promotional strategies and programs. She holds a degree in Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin.
What people say: How often do you find a top-notch journalist and creative copywriter who also knows how to deliver all-around great service to clients? That’s Diana.
Wendy is an account and media manager focusing primarily on insurance accounts. Skilled in client relations, media planning/buying and special events production, Wendy’s know how and can do spirit are essential to helping clients reach their goals, plus she keeps everything on track and on time. Prior to joining Wick Marketing, Wendy worked in marketing and recruiting on the university level. She is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University.
What people say: Wendy is invaluable to our clients and the account service team. She keeps everything on track and on time!
Joanne has an impeccable eye for design, and her understanding of communications principles contributes to creating powerful marketing materials, effective presentations and innovative identities. Along with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Texas, with a focus on studio art, she has more than 20 years experience creating compelling designs for a broad range of clients.
What people say: Joanne is so much more than a great designer. Her insight and leadership help drive the whole bus and keeps most of us out of trouble.
social media manager
Specializing in digital strategy, brand management and social media marketing, Stephanie is a phenomenal asset to our clients and their growth. Stephanie has a deep understanding of the social web with a degree in Media Studies from the University of San Francisco. She loves nothing more than helping clients achieve their communication goals.
What people say: Creative messaging to strategic positioning, Stephanie is brilliant. Living proof that great things come in small packages.
A graduate of Texas Tech University, Sam came to Wick Marketing after earning a degree in public relations. Our resident project tracking wizard, Sam’s never met an organizational challenge she couldn’t conquer. Deadlines? She’s on top of them. Plus, she provides overall account support and coordination, stages blogs and trains interns, too. Savvy and on top of trends, Sam always finds ways to incorporate new techniques and ideas into her work.
What people say: When not at Wick, Sam and her trusty pooch, Mila, are usually found on a hike and bike trail.
Caitlyn made the long trek all the way from St. Edward’s University (down the street) to join our team as a content specialist and resident jack-of-all-trades. As a versatile video editor, a blossoming blogger and a social media maestro, Caitlyn is our go-to gal for projects big and small. Whether it’s content creation, digital analysis or social media marketing, Caitlyn will get it done and get it done right.
What people say: With a cup of coffee, Caitlyn can accomplish any task. With two, she could rule the world.
Stanton joined Wick bringing account service experience in higher education, health care and music venue marketing. As an account coordinator, he wears multiple hats, working with clients, in traditional media and creating content for the social realm. Stanton earned an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches and a Master of Arts in Strategic Communication from Texas State in San Marcos.
What people say: Stanton’s got some pretty killer proofing skills, too.
A sales and office management veteran, Peggy keeps the wheels greased, the bills paid and the team on its toes. In short, she has operations cranking like a well-oiled machine. With experience in financial operations and strategic planning, Peggy graduated from Texas A&M with a history degree and post graduate studies in business and biology. She and her husband recently returned to Austin after five years in Colorado and California.
What people say: “Peggy’s not afraid of a challenge! Armed only with a screwdriver and an impossible set of directions, she once put together five office chairs in one fell swoop. In record time.”
Colleen came to Wick Marketing after moving to Austin from the Buckeye State, where she was an office and accounting manager. Prior to that, she was an art gallery assistant. With her perfect blend of creativity and business acumen, she has a vast arsenal to keep all things administrative on track. She’s also likely the first person you see in our office as our front-line representative. Colleen studied Visual Communications Design at Kent State University.
What People Say about Colleen: “Google grace under pressure. That’s Colleen.”