Balcom Agency Hires Kathryn Hankinson as Account Director

FORT WORTH, Texas – September 13, 2021 – Kathryn Hankinson has joined Balcom Agency as an account director where she’ll manage clients such as a Wish with Wings, Fort Worth Sister Cities International and The PARC.

Prior to Balcom, Hankinson worked as a senior account executive for Chemistry in Atlanta on accounts such as Aramark, Compass Group, Fiserv, Georgia-Pacific and Marriott International. She also served as client services director for Visiting Angels for two years.

Hankinson holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Sweet Briar College and master’s degree in business administration from The University of Texas at Arlington.

“Kathryn brings experience, talent and curiosity to her new role,” said Ashley Freer, principal and group director. “We can’t wait to see what she will accomplish as part of the Balcom team.”

In true Balcom fashion, Hankinson will be known secondarily by her quirky nickname, “Raise the Bar” – an ode to her ability to overcome even the toughest of challenges.

About Balcom Agency

Balcom is a team of matchmakers in the business of making people fall in love with brands. For 28 years, the agency has combined powerful insight, creativity and technology to craft compelling stories that move brands forward. Balcom's experience in branding & advertising, web development & digital marketing, film & video production, media planning & buying, PR & social media, consulting & training delivers marketing that works – and works together. Founded in 1993 in Fort Worth, Texas, Balcom represents clients in health care, food and beverage, retail, education, business services and beyond, including Cavender’s, Dairy MAX, Hippo Sak®, Kubota Tractor Corporation, Mrs. Renfro's Salsa, Norman Regional Health System, Sinclair Oil Corporation, Smith+Nephew (Advanced Wound Management) and the TCU Neeley School of Business. To learn more about the agency's award-winning work, visit

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