DALLAS – April 26, 2024

North Texas-based strategic communications firm Cooksey Communications recently added Haaris Ahmed to its team as an assistant account executive in the agency’s distinguished Public Sector Practice. In his role, Ahmed will support Cooksey’s municipal and government clients with brand development, strategic communications and stakeholder engagement and efforts.

“Haaris’ deep understanding of municipal government in our region, combined with his multimedia communications background, augments and further strengthens our team’s capabilities, especially as it relates to our work in the public sector,” said Colby Walton, chairman and CEO of Cooksey Communications. “Our Public Sector Practice has experienced a lot of growth the past few years, adding key team members and expanding its service offerings for clients across Texas and nationwide.  I’m confident Haaris will play a pivotal role in our continued success.”

Before Cooksey, Ahmed gained experience in the public sector as an intern for Congressman Colin Allred and in the City of Arlington, Texas’ Office of Communications. In these roles, he assisted with constituent or resident services and content generation for their respective newsletters and social media platforms.

Ahmed graduated with a bachelor’s degree in media arts as well as a bachelor’s degree in  political science from the University of North Texas. Additionally, he obtained his master’s degree in strategic communication from Texas Christian University.

About Cooksey Communications

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2024, Cooksey Communications is a Texas-based strategic communications firm with essential expertise in four core practice areas: (1) Professional Services clients such as legal and financial services firms, the A/E/C sector, and other B2B and B2G service providers; (2) Public Sector clients such as governmental entities, educational institutions and infrastructure-related groups; (3) Real Estate & Development clients such as real estate firms and economic development agencies; and (4) Sustainability initiatives for any company or entity interested in enhancing competitiveness and resilience in a rapidly changing world. For more information, visit www.CookseyPR.com.