Kaci Ellis, Director
In 2016, Kaci stepped into the role of Director with Promotions West while Founder Mikael Wagner served with the Obama Admistration leading the communication efforts of the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the youth project called Above the Influence. Kaci knows Promotions West very well, she interned with Promotions West in her senior year at UC Berkeley. For the past 5 years, Kaci has been managing the DC public relations arm. She brings a wealth of outstanding attributes to the PR table which include advertising, celebrity outreach, account management, brand development and social media. She is also highly skilled in brand awareness & corporate engagement.
Jon Rendell, Art & Graphics Design Director
Jon spent 11 years as art director of a nonprofit school reform organization in the Bay Area before he came to Promotions West. He has 25 years of computer design experience. Jon is also an acclaimed fine art photographer. He holds a diploma in art and design from Swinburne University of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in education from Melbourne University, Australia. He just completed a successful art exhibit, Iconic Paris in Australia with the Sofitel Hotels
Roberta Silverstein, Marketing Specialist
Roberta is a 24 year seasoned marketing and communications professional providing strategic counsel as well as program development, social media, public relations, copywriting and trade show expertise. She has over 8 years experience successfully building consistent marketing and branding personas for profit and non-profit organizations, alliances and industry standards groups including the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®).
Mikael Wagner, Founder
Mikael brings over 15 years of social marketing, public relations, project management, community & corporate engagement, and training experience in the fields of government, corporate, broadcast media and the non-profit sector. Received an award from KQED Public Broadcasting, Kaiser Permanente and Union Bank for outstanding commitment to community service in the African American and other ethnic communities. Recently, Mikael served in an appointment with the White House, under the Obama Administration as Media Policy Analyst & Marketing Specialist on the national youth anti-drug project, Above the Influence Campaign. Wagner is on leave pursuing more education in Project Management.
Mikael Wagner is serving as Project Management Consultant with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Population Health Division.
Mikael Wagner is back from a 2 year assignment with the Office of National Drug Control Policy where he managed a national youth anti-drug media campaign with the White House in Washington, DC.
Promotions West is now providing Social Media planning and management consulting. In addition. we are offering workshops on Cultural Competency & Project Management.