KPS3 has named veteran communications professional Julie Ardito as vice president of public relations, bringing three decades of strategic marketing expertise to the agency.
Ardito will lead communications and public relations for the firm, advancing growth and diversification of KPS3’s PR division. Ardito and her team will continue to service local, regional, and national clients building on the agency’s award-winning public relations programs and initiatives to stakeholders across a variety of industries.
Ardito most recently served as senior director at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Prior, she was principal of Julie Ardito Public Relations where she provided corporate and crisis communications as well as media relations and other services to a diverse client base.
In her career, Ardito has held positions as director of community affairs and constituent services for Governor Brian Sandoval, director of public relations for the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada and senior vice president for the Rose/Glenn Group.
Ardito holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno and earned her accreditation in public relations from the Public Relations Society of America.
She is a recipient of the PRSA Sierra Nevada Chapter’s gold spike award and has received outstanding service awards from the University of Nevada Alumni Association and the College of Engineering for her professional service.