Katherine Vasilos, a veteran communications and government relations strategist, is joining CJRW as account executive starting June 30. Vasilos will work on a variety of CJRW public and private accounts including the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, which just selected CJRW to manage its marketing and public relations.

"Our clients deserve the very best, and that's why we strive to hire top-notch talent at CJRW," said Darin Gray, Chairman and CEO of CJRW. "Katherine certainly fits that description. She is a well-respected and well-known individual who brings valuable insight to our agency and strategic expertise to our clients."

Vasilos joins CJRW from the Arkansas House of Representatives where she served as Director of Operations and Special Projects. In that role, she monitored and analyzed key legislation, conducted policy research and acted as liaison to the state's constitutional offices and various state agencies. She is also a former communications director for the Republican Party of Arkansas and public affairs associate for Noble Strategies. "I am honored to join an elite communications firm like CJRW and have an opportunity to continue to advance our state's top industries and promote Arkansas as a premier business destination," said Vasilos. "I look forward to joining the outstanding CJRW team and continuing work on issues important to Arkansas' future."