Sonnier, former media buyer and account exec at Sides, joins Acadian companies as marketing specialist; Maggard, who most recently worked for Potenza, joins Russo as director of media and PR.
Caitlin Sonnier has joined Acadian Companies as a marketing specialist in the marketing and public relations department.
Sonnier serves as a writer for Acadian's six divisions and assists with managing Acadian's various social media channels and the company's internal and external communications.
She previously worked as a media buyer and account executive at Sides & Associates and is a UL Lafayette graduate. She is also a member of the705, an organization for young leaders in Acadiana. Acadian offers a wide variety of medical, safety, health, transportation and educational services and comprises six divisions: Acadian Ambulance Service, Acadian Air Med, Acadian Total Security, Executive Aircraft Charter Service, National EMS Academy and Safety Management Systems.
Stacy Maggard has joined the strategic branding and marketing communications firm Russo as director of media and public relations.
Maggard has more than eight years of media/marketing experience in the Lafayette area, having most recently worked as campaign manager for Potenza. She has managed multi-million dollar advertising budgets for clients across the Gulf South - overseeing media buys and ad placement. She has also directed PR campaigns for a local automotive group, Cirque du Soleil and the Lafayette Parish School System.
A native of Lafayette, Maggard graduated from LSU in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in public relations and a minor in business administration. She is an active member the Jr. League of Lafayette and the705.