Mangan Holcomb Partners/Team SI Promotes Nicholson to Vice President of PR

Written by MHP on Thursday, February 20, 2020

Mangan Holcomb Partners (MHP)/Team SI has promoted Kristen Nicholson, APR, to vice president of public relations. 

Nicholson, former director of public relations, spent the past eight years at MHP mastering her craft by creating and maintaining strategic relationships while working closely with the agency’s clients and leading its national award-winning public relations team.

As VP of Public Relations, Nicholson will continue directing the agency’s public relations efforts and providing strategic counsel to its clients.

“It has been truly incredible to watch Kristen grow at the agency,” said Sharon Tallach Vogelpohl, principal/president at MHP/Team SI. “Throughout the years, she has evolved into both a dynamic leader and counselor. We are very lucky to have her and are excited to see how she will succeed in this role.”

Among multiple other awards the agency has won while under her leadership, in 2019, MHP/Team SI received a National Award of Excellence in the category of Marketing in Consumer Services - Technology for its work with Kinetic by Windstream on Building Kinetic Communities at the 2019 Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Silver Anvil Awards at The Edison Ballroom in New York City, a project spearheaded by Nicholson. The agency also won 32 of 41 categories at the local 2019 ARCom awards hosted by Little Rock PRSA, a competition that recognizes the best in public relations in Arkansas. 

Nicholson holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, as well as a board position with the Junior Achievement of Central Arkansas. She is also an alumnus of Leadership Greater Little Rock (Class XXXI), serves on the Leadership Greater Little Rock Advisory Board and is a member of PRSA's past president’s council. Formerly, she was on the Rotaract Club of Little Rock board of directors and volunteered on the marketing committee for Riverfest. 

About Mangan Holcomb Partners/Team SI
An award-winning marketing agency, Mangan Holcomb Partners and Team SI is a fully integrated communications firm providing clients with results-oriented strategies for marketing, advertising, public relations and online/digital. The firm has more than 130 team members across sister companies and a presence in eight markets nationally. The agency has represented local, national and international clients in the 529 plan, banking, higher education, agriculture, arts, automotive, equipment, government, health care, nonprofit, technology, telecommunications, tourism, and transportation industries leveraging its own proprietary system called Doppio® that pairs the best data-analytics platforms with the insights and instincts of its certified professional staff to optimize campaign effectiveness. They’re best known for coining the term “TraDigital”: the art of blending traditional and digital marketing. MHP is a longtime member of the prestigious American Association of Advertising Agencies and has been named Business of the Year by Arkansas Business. Team SI has also been named Business of the Year by Arkansas Business and has been recognized as one of the nation’s fastest-growing companies by Inc. magazine. A Google Premier Partner, Team SI is listed among the Best Places to Work in Arkansas. The company is praised for its innovation and entrepreneurship by Silicon Review and Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur360.