SE Welcomes Former ACT Communications Director Jillian Newhard as Vice President

Strategic Elements is proud to announce the addition of former ACT Communications Director Jillian Newhard to be the agency’s newest Vice President. The recent addition signifies our renewed focus on marketing, crisis communications, social media, and brand reputation management with its clients as well as its staff, as Newhard brings 15 years of marketing experience and unique skills to the team. 

While working at ACT, Newhard led a team responsible for social media, market research and competitive intelligence, brand management and strategy, creative and content development, media relations, and strategic communication planning. During her time at ACT, she worked closely with the senior leadership team to help navigate complex change initiatives, served in various leadership roles to build and develop teams, and partnered with education and workforce advocates to advance the ACT mission. 

Newhard has been recognized as a trusted, collaborative leader who works successfully across multiple teams to deliver creative, results-driven solutions throughout her career. She specializes in taking complex topics and creating content and visual designs to help align teams, clients, and customers around common goals anobjectives.  

Strategic Elements President & CEO Christine Stineman is excited about the addition of Newhard and her exemplary skills. “Jillian’s extensive background icorporate operations, change management, strategic communications, and marketing takes Strategic Elements service offering to the next level. Jillian has the visionary approach, passion for creativity, and problem-solving skills necessary to lead Strategic Elements’ clients to success. We are thrilled to have her on our team,” Stineman says.

I’m thankful for the opportunity to work with the entire Strategic Elements team. Strategic Elements was built around delivering an exceptional client experience, and I couldn’t be more excited to join such a talented, creative team,” says Jillian Newhard, Vice President of Operations and Creative Services.  

Learn more about Newhard on our team page.