Ashley Sears has been promoted to senior account executive at Cooksey Communications, a North Texas based strategic communications firm. She joined the firm in January 2016 and serves clients such as the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, Perkins+Will, City of Richardson, Richardson Economic Development Partnership and multiple transportation entities.

Sears assists with developing client communication materials, day-to-day account team activities, building strategic plans, content development and overall client strategy.

“Ashley is a key player who has delivered great value to the company,” said Gail Cooksey, president and founder of Cooksey Communications. “Over the last year, she has shown her true skill as a PR professional and this promotion recognizes her excellent work and commitment to both her team and her clients.”

Sears joined Cooksey as an account executive after serving as a communications specialist and spokesperson for Greyhound Lines, Inc. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a public relations concentration from the University of North Texas.