February 1, 2020 | by bloomcom
Industry Trailblazer, Jamie Matusek, Bolsters Senior Executive Branch
AUSTIN, TEXAS (February 1, 2020) – Bloom Communications, an integrated communications agency specializing in marketing, public relations, and market research, today announced Jamie Matusek, an industry leader credited for introducing the concept of integrated marketing to the student and multifamily housing industries, has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer.
Matusek brings more than 20 years of experience in operations, team and company culture development, traditional and digital marketing, brand development, and communications to her executive leadership role at Bloom. Her brand experience spans a breadth of industries including higher education, consumer packaged goods, retail big-box brands, pharmaceutical, hospitality, nonprofit, finance, and health and fitness.
“I am excited to join a group of experienced communicators who are truly dedicated to their clients just as much as their craft,” said Matusek. “I am drawn to Bloom’s mission of creating award-winning campaigns that drive results for organizations making an impact in their communities. In support of that mission, I’m looking forward to leading and developing both Bloom and its team members to the fullest potential.”
Prior to joining Bloom, Matusek served as president of Catalyst, a marketing and advertising agency in the housing industry, for six years. As president, she directed business operations, marketing strategy, client services, and communications for the company and its clients. Prior to Catalyst, Matusek served as the Marketing Director leading staff, process improvements, marketing and sales strategies at Nexersys, a start-up designing and manufacturing an interactive boxing system. She spent eight years managing overall sales and marketing operations as Marketing Director of QuantumDigital, a direct marketing company for enterprise businesses and smaller organizations.
“Jamie’s proven experience in operations, team development, and marketing – in combination with her shared values – makes her an extraordinary asset to both our clients and our team,” said Brianna McKinney, Bloom Communications founder and president. “We are excited to welcome Jamie to Bloom, and look forward to leveraging her expertise to fuel the next chapter of our agency’s growth.”
Matusek holds a BA in Journalism from Texas A&M University. She serves the Austin community through a number of volunteer leadership roles, including Worship Arts Director for Restoration Covenant Church and through her memberships with the National Association of Women Business Owners and Women Communicators of Austin.
About Bloom Communications
Bloom Communications is an integrated communications agency bridging the gap between the marketing, market research, and public relations disciplines. Since 2012, Bloom has provided strategic consulting services to organizations making an impact in their communities. With specialization in nonprofit and healthcare, Bloom represents a portfolio of happy clients in a variety of industries from its offices in Austin, Texas and Portland, Oregon. Dedicated to the growth of nonprofits and socially conscious for-profit companies, Bloom’s mission is simple: You win. We win. The world wins. Learn more at bloomcommunications.com.