EMILY BARNES, Communications Manager
Emily has always had a passion for strategic thinking and creative communication. Prior to joining M&C, Emily pursued a career in nonprofit event planning, fundraising and communications, and most recently worked at a local agency on marketing, copywriting and business development. She loves to help clients develop effective messaging and increase their marketing impact. Emily has spoken at and facilitated workshops with local and national audiences on branding, marketing and social media.
She currently serves as the Director of Educational Relations on the board of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and as a board member on Friends of the River - Kansas City. She also enjoys volunteering with Community LINC, ArtsKC and NKC Now.
Emily graduated from the University of Kansas with a BS in Journalism: Strategic Communication and a BA in Spanish.