Charleston|Orwig announces two promotions

Freeman Staff

Dec. 1, 2019

HARTLAND — Charleston| Orwig announced two recent promotions within its client services team. Karen Potratz has been promoted to director of public relations and Jill Seiler has been promoted to account executive. Both are based at the agency s headquarters in Hartland.

Potratz joined Charleston| Orwig in 2016 as senior account supervisor and later became account group supervisor, with responsibilities on Illinois Soybean Association, Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production, Vytelle and other accounts. In her new role, Potratz will continue working with multiple clients while leading the agency s public relations practice. She is a graduate of Iowa State University, and prior to joining Charleston|Orwig held PR positions with several other Milwaukee-area advertising agencies.

Seiler joined Charleston| Orwig in 2018 as an assistant account executive. She is a graduate of Kansas State University, where she earned bachelor’s degrees in agriculture communications and jour nalism and animal science and industry. As account executive, she will continue to serve the Illinois Soybean Association, Dairyland Seed and Allflex Livestock Intelligence accounts. Seiler is a native of Kansas and worked with Grant Company LLC as communications coordinator before joining Charleston|Orwig.

“These promotions reflect continued growth and opportunity within our agency’s client services team. We are excited about the value these individuals bring to our clients and look forward to their future contributions,” said Brittany Unterweger, vice president of client services.

Charleston|Orwig is a Wisconsin-based, 100% employee-owned, strategic marketing and communications agency with more than 25 years of experience building, connecting and protecting brands and developing and driving business for clients across food and agricultural industries.

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