Our directors are the best and the brightest with the ultimate #squadgoals. They strive to influence and engage all members while ultimately keeping the agency constantly evolving. 


@katiegatti

@katiegatti

Katie Gatti, Firm Director

Major(s): Public Relations

Minor(s): Psychology and International Studies

Experience/Achievements: Capstone Agency Director of Insights Department (2014-2016); Student Government Association (SGA) Vice President Campaign Manager (2016), SGA Director of Communication for Financial Affairs (2015-2016); Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Executive Secreatry (2015-2016); PRSSA Southeast Regional Conference Communication Coordinator (2016); Platform Magazine Editor (2015), Emerging Scholars Research Mass Communication Researcher (2013-2015); Southwest Airlines Social Business Intern (2016); Crimson Homes Public Relations Intern (2015-2016); KC Prōjects, LLC Digital Media Intern (2015).

OrganizationsPRSSA, Capstone Agency, Delta Delta Delta.


@mperks1

@mperks1

Megan Perkins, Assistant Firm Director

Major(s): Public Relations

Minor: Management

Experience/Achievements: Office of the Mayor of the City of Tuscaloosa Public Relations Intern; The Plank Center Account Executive; UA PRSSA Director of Public Relations; Mosaic Magazine Writer and Designer (2016); Platform Magazine Writer/Editor (Present), UA Athletics Department Marketing Intern (2015–2016); Homecoming Communications Committee (2015); Greek Ambassadors (2015); UA Scholar; President’s List (2015); Dean’s List; Culverhouse LIFT Outstanding Volunteer Award (2015).

Organizations: Capstone Agency, PRSSA, PRCA, UA Honors College, Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Sigma Alpha Pi, Phi Eta Sigma.

 


@sonnyfranks

@sonnyfranks

Sonny Franks, Director of Account Services

Major(s): Public Relations and Marketing


Minor(s): Spanish

Experience/Achievements: University of Alabama Dance MarathonVice President of Marketing; Meijer Corporate Communications Intern (2016); University of Alabama Dance Marathon Director of Public Relations (2015–2016); Oak Interactive Account Services Intern (2015); Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Marketing Intern ( 2012); Capstone Agency Account Executive.

Organizations: University of Alabama Dance Marathon, Gamma Phi Beta, The University of Alabama Center for Service and Leadership, PRSSA, Platform Magazine, PRCA.

 


@mamontanari

@mamontanari

Maret Montanari, Assistant Director of Account Services

Major(s): Public Relations

Minor: General Business

Experience/Achievements: Capstone Agency Assistant Account Executive; Alabama Athletics Communications Student Intern; Naismith Trophy Social Media Project Team; Kelly Wynne Handbags Brand Ambassador (2016); Capstone Agency Rebrand Team (2015); Sisterhood of the Traveling Fork Creative/Publishing DirectoR; PRSSA Assistant PRSA Liaison (2015-2016); Kappa Kappa Gamma Registrar (2015-2016); The University of Alabama Computer-Based Honors Program (2015-2016); The University of Alabama Honors College; President's List.

Organizations: PRSSA, PRCA, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Honors College, Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society.

 

 

@Michaelanastasia

@Michaelanastasia

Michael Anastasia, Digital Director & Social Media

 

Major(s): Advertising

Minor(s): Communication Studies         

Experience/Achievements: Capstone Digital Director;  Account & Project Manager Intern at eclipse (2016); Accounts Coordinator Intern at eclipse (2015); Vice-President for Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity (2015-2016); Alumni Chair for Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity (2014-2015); SGA Campaign Manager (2015); Greek Ambassador Vice-President (2015-2016).

Organizations: Student Initiative Board, Lambda Chi Alpha, Greek Ambassadors.

 


@AliciaMeyer

@AliciaMeyer

Alicia Meyer, Assistant Digital Director

Major(s): Public Relations

Minor(s): Management

Experience/Achievements: Public Relations intern for City of Tuscaloosa, Office of the Mayor; Capstone Agency Assistant Digital Director; Capstone Agency Digital Strategist; Social Media Intern for Priority Sports and Entertainment (2016); Media Relations Intern for San Rafael Pacifics Baseball Club (2015 - 2015); The Crimson White Community Engagement Intern (2014 -2015); Capstone Agency Digital Award (2016); Lifetime Member California Scholarship FederationUniversity of Alabama Foundations in Excellence ScholarshipDean’s List (Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016).       

Organizations: Honors CollegePRSSAPRCAKappa Alpha Theta.

 

 

@drew_pendleton

@drew_pendleton

Drew Pendleton, Director of Media Relations Content Creation

Major(s): Public Relations & Spanish

 Minor(s)Creative Writing

 Experience/Achievements: Platform Magazine Editorial Director & President;  Platform Magazine Writer/Editor (2016); Capstone Agency Director of Media Relations Content Creation; Capstone Agency Media Relations Strategist (2015-2016); Mosaic Magazine Freelance Editor & Managing Editor (2015-2016); Mosaic Magazine Writer (2014- 2015); PRSSA Publications Committee Leader; PR & Communications Intern, Freshwater Land Trust (2016); The Crimson White Culture Reporter & Film Columnist ( 2013-2015); Dean’s List (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015); President’s List (Fall 2014, Spring 2016); Media Relations Award (2016); Outstanding Alabama Power Team Member (2016).

 Organizations: PRSSA, Platform Magazine, Mosaic Magazine, UA Honors College, The Oakley Society, Kappa Tau Alpha Honor Society.