Wixted & Company welcomes Marianne Coppock as vice president of client engagement
April 5, 2022
(DES MOINES, Iowa) April 4, 2022 - Wixted & Company is excited to announce that Marianne Coppock has joined the firm in a newly created role as Vice President of Client Engagement.
Coppock will be responsible for supporting the team internally with a focus on client engagement and leading client accounts, including providing the StrengthsFinder assessment system as a new training offering.
“It’s a pleasure to be joining such a highly respected team in our industry,” said Coppock. “This new role is a dream come true because it allows me to marry my experience helping clients meet their strategic goals with my passion for building high performing teams. I’m also looking forward to helping expand Wixted’s training curriculum.”
Coppock has more than 20 years of experience working in both corporate and agency settings, most recently as the Vice President of Client Success at The Stelter Company. While at Stelter, Coppock was tasked with providing oversight and guidance for Stelter’s Client Services and Client Strategists departments, offering her expertise to its segmentation strategy, and improving its client service projects.
Throughout Coppock’s career as a sales and marketing leader, she has extensive experience leading multidisciplinary, cross-functional teams for clients across a wide range of industries. Coppock and her teams at Two Rivers Marketing led strategic planning, content marketing, digital strategy, channel support, and many other aspects of their client’s brands.
A native of West Des Moines, Coppock was thrilled to play a role in leading the marketing team that opened the Jordan Creek Town Center in 2004. Thanks to Coppock’s success – along with her involvement in the community – she was celebrated as one of Des Moines’ Forty Under 40 in 2006.
Coppock received her bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television and Production from Drake University.
“We’re thrilled that Marianne has joined the Wixted team,” managing director Jake Brus said. “Marianne’s experience, work ethic, and drive will help make Wixted’s connections to its clients stronger than ever – and her expertise with StrengthFinder will help the company expand and grow in 2022 and beyond.”
Wixted & Company was established more than 25 years ago by Eileen Wixted, an experienced broadcast news journalist who saw an opportunity to take her skills and knowledge from reporting and use it to counsel clients. The firm’s services include communication strategy development and writing, crisis communications management, media relations, communications training, and video production. The Wixted team is made up of former journalists, public relations veterans, award-winning writers, senior executives, and training experts.