Kellie Stickney, Communications Manager, City of Kirkland, WA
Kellie Stickney has been managing communications for cities in western Washington for almost a decade. She currently serves as the Communications Program Manager for the City of Kirkland where she has transformed the City’s communication strategy to incorporate dynamic video, expanded social media outreach by 50 percent across platforms, and cultivated deeper relationships with the media. Prior to coming to Kirkland, Kellie managed communications for the cities of Sammamish and Bainbridge Island respectively. She specializes in making a major communications impact with minimal resources. Kellie has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Gonzaga University and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Washington Evans School.