Blogger Staff Profiles

Kristy Phinney, Assistant Account Executive / Social Media Specialist - Rinck Advertising

Kristy is Rinck’s Assistant Account Executive / Social Media Specialist. Kristy provides account management services as well as develops and implements strategies for social media including blogger outreach and online public relations for clients such as Gorton’s Seafood.

In 2011, Kristy returned to Rinck where she previously had served as an Assistant Account Executive. She managed promotional accounts for Garelick Farms and assisted in producing events such as The Kennebec River Historic Waterway Conference and The Blaine House Conference for Maine’s Creative Economy. Phinney has prior experience working in production management for a Contributing Editor at Teen Vogue and at Boylan Studios in New York City.

A 2002 Bennington College graduate, Phinney holds a Bachelor’s degree in Visual and Performing Arts with a focus in Theater Design and Painting. Phinney is a native and current resident of Greene, Maine.

Jess Cote, Web Marketing Manager / Account Coordinator - Rinck Advertising

With over 8 years of integrated marketing experience, Jessica is skilled in public relations, account service and project management, but her professional passion is Web communications.

Specializing in web strategy, SEO and analytics, Jessica works with our digital team to create dynamic Web sites that are optimized for high profile search, engaging for users and that serve as powerful lead-generating machines.

Jessica has worked with clients in hospitality, retail, manufacturing, financial industries and more. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising from St. Joseph's College of Maine.

Katie Greenlaw, Public Relations Manager - Rinck Advertising

Katie serves as Rinck's Public Relations Manager working on accounts including Gorton's Seafood, Maine McDonald's Owner-Operators' Association, Efficiency Maine Trust, the Dempsey Challenge and others as needed. Katie has extensive public relations and communications experience in areas including higher education, government, private business and non-profits, on both the client and the agency side. In her experience, Katie has served as editor-in-chief for a quarterly magazine, prepared speeches for college presidents, mayors and the governor of the state of Maine, coordinated events ranging in size from small focus groups to multi-day events for hundreds and distributed thousands of press releases (yes, literally).

Katie graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management in 2002 and received a Master of Business Administration in 2010, both from Thomas College in Waterville, Maine. She earned Accreditation in Public Relations in April 2011 by successfully completing a rigorous presentation and examination process governed by the Universal Accreditation Board and administered by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Maine Public Relations Council (MPRC). Katie is a member of the MPRC. She lives in Greene, Maine with her husband and their two children.