HANNAH WALFORD, formerly Mike Barrett's communications director, has joined Slowey/McManus Communications as a senior account executive. A graduate of the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, Walford worked for EDF Energy and Lexington Communications in London, as well as on campaigns for the British Labour Party and as an English teacher in South Korea.
Slowey/McManus also announced the promotion of KATIE KINNE, who has been with the communications firm for more than a decade, to vice president. Kinne was previously a public relations specialist for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and an account executive at Matter Communications. At Slowey/McManus, she has specialized in strategic communications and social media for clients in the health care, nonprofit, environment, public affairs and retail sectors.