Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 11, 2016
YA, the industry market leader in delivering flawless omni-channel marketing promotions for the nation’s most respected brands, today announced two new staff appointments.
“As our business continues to grow, we’re adding the right team members to ensure we’re consistently delivering superior account management, operational and client results,” said YA President and CEO Chris Behrens.
Ken Thompson has joined YA as a Senior Software Engineer on the company’s Digital Services team. He brings with him eight years of experience as an Engineer and Manager. Thompson’s most recent experience was with Digital Marauders as a Technical Lead. In previous roles, he served as a Technical Lead at Civic Eagle and a Web Programmer at the University of Minnesota.
Thompson graduated from the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics.
Jackie Johnston has joined YA as an Account Manager with the company’s Sales and Account Development team, where she will specialize in working with consumer packaged goods (CPG) clients. She brings with her six years of experience in sales management, account management and as a buyer analyst. Johnston’s most recent position was with Lucy Activewear. In previous roles, she was an Assistant Buyer at Calvin Klein Performance & Marc New York Active–AM Retail group; an Assistant Buyer at Christopher & Banks; and a Merchandise Assistant and Buying Operations Coordinator at Urban Outfitters.
Johnston graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Psychology, with a Minor in Art.
For more than 40 years, YA has been a leader in the promotional marketing services space. We deliver flawless digital, social, mobile and traditional promotions such as rebates/rewards, enter to win and loyalty programs for the nation’s most respected brands. Our end-to-end management of 3,500+ promotions that reach tens of millions of consumers annually makes us experts at turning even first-time customers into loyal brand advocates. For more information, visit: http://www.yaengage.com.