TAMPA, FL—Kate Whatley, the current President of the Ad 2 Tampa Bay chapter of the American Advertising Federation, has been named “Ad 2 President of the Year” by the national organization. The personal award was icing on the cake for Kate as the Ad 2 Tampa Bay chapter also won the prestigious “Club of the Year” award.
Ad 2 Tampa Bay is a local chapter of the American Advertising Federation’s “Ad 2” Young Professionals division, with membership limited to persons 32 years of age or younger. Twenty-five chapters are spread throughout the country, in such cities as Miami, Minneapolis and San Francisco among others.
Kate is an art director with PeakBiety branding + advertising located in downtown Tampa. Glen Peak, President of PeakBiety said, “I am immensely proud of Kate’s recent accomplishments and pleased with the positive impact that she and Ad 2 Tampa Bay are having on the local advertising community. I cannot imagine anyone working harder, longer or more diligently than Kate has this past year as Ad 2 President. This award is well-earned and well-deserved.”
Kate, a native of Conneticut, is a graduate of the International Academy of Design and Technology and has worked in the advertising world for over seven years. In between winning awards, club participation and honing her craft at PeakBiety, Kate volunteers at her alma mater as a student mentor. She also is currently serving on the Academy’s Advertising and Graphic Design Curriculum Advisory boards.
Ad 2 Tampa Bay is the unified voice of Tampa Bay’s emerging advertising professionals. By combining the Tampa Bay area’s brightest developing talent with the AAF’s national network of over 50,000 members, Ad 2 Tampa Bay seeks to raise the profile and prestige of the local advertising industry through communication, legislation and public service.
PeakBiety branding + advertising® services local, regional and national clients in a variety of business sectors. The agency focuses on adding value for its clients by improving customer perceptions. This commitment is summed up in the agency’s promise, “the power of perception®.”
PeakBiety is also one of the few agencies in Tampa Bay to meet the requirements for membership in the prestigious American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAAs). For more information, call Glen Peak at PeakBiety branding + advertising, 813-227-8006, extension 114, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit peakbiety.com.
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