ReviveHealth Adds Eight New Team Members

Growth news for ReviveHealth, a national healthcare marketing communication agency with an office in Santa Barbara (and founded in Santa Barbara, too!)

The release is attached and pasted below. In case you need them, you also can download headshots for each of our 8 new team members here:


ReviveHealth Strengthens Integrated Communication Capability with Eight New Team Members

Nashville, TN – ReviveHealth today announced the addition of eight new team members with deep expertise in digital marketing platforms and healthcare-specific marketing communication strategy and execution for leading health system, health services, and health technology brands. The infusion of new talent aligns with the agency’s continued rapid growth, its expansion of digital and creative services, and its fundamental belief that great people and a great culture drive great work for clients.

“We just celebrated our sixth year at ReviveHealth, and in that time have constructed the destination for the best talent, the best clients, and the best brands in healthcare,” said Brandon Edwards, chief executive officer of ReviveHealth. “This special group of people sets out every day to help our clients navigate the complex healthcare landscape with strategic marketing communication that builds and strengthens their brands. It’s interesting and inspiring work, and we love what we do.”

Joining the firm are the following professionals:

Katherine Brick is vice president in the Health Technology practice. Katherine brings more than 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including the last five years as vice president at Qorvis MSLGROUP where she provided counsel, day to day client support, and project management for several non-profits on topics related to healthcare policy, while developing media strategies to reach physicians, employers, insurers, policymakers, and consumers. Katherine worked with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and its grantees, including the Dartmouth Atlas of Healthcare. Her work supporting the Health Care Transformation Task Force equipped her with a deep understanding of the business of healthcare and a highly creative approach to integrated marketing campaigns. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame. She also holds a master’s degree in Public Communication from American University.

Katie Clark is marketing manager, bringing a wealth of industry knowledge from her work in marketing, communication, and graphic design, first at American Addiction Centers, then as marketing and communication specialist at Emdeon, and, most recently, as a marketing analyst for Change Healthcare. Katie earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Marketing from Western Kentucky University, and a master’s in Mass Communication at the University of South Carolina.

Carolyn Edwards is senior account executive in the Health Technology practice. Prior to ReviveHealth, Carolyn learned the ins-and-outs of the health IT industry at Atlanta-based Dodge Communications, where she implemented and executed PR, marketing and lead generation campaigns incorporating the use of mediarelations, social media, marketing automation and tradeshow and event planning. Her clientele included revenue cycle management, big data and hospital sourcing and credentialing. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from Furman University.

Luke Farkas is project coordinator. Luke earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Communication from The University of Colorado, where he also competed as a professional triathlete in the Olympic pipeline, living and training at the Olympic Training Center.

Jared Usrey is creative technologist on the agency’s digital team. Jared joined ReviveHealth from SMS Holdings, where as senior marketing technologist he became a SalesForce wizard and gained extensive experience in launching websites and microsites on a custom framework optimized for chosen keyword strategies. Jared is an integral addition to the digital services team, bridging client marketing requirements with a deep knowledge of the technical possibilities on digital platforms. Jared earned a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Trevecca Nazarene University.

David Walker is accounting associate with extensive accounting experience, specifically in the healthcare industry. Prior to ReviveHealth, David was an accountant with Hospital Corporation of America, gaining extensive knowledge of physician relations and the seamless interface between financial policies and procedures organizational structure. David graduated from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s in Business Administration and Finance.

Ashley Webb is account executive in the Health Systems practice. Ashley joined ReviveHealth from Benefit Communications Inc. where she was a marketing coordinator, and prior to that, Lovell Communications where she was an account executive and online strategist. Ashley earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Marketing from Western Kentucky University.

Libby Werneris account supervisor in the Health Systems practice. Libby has spent the majority of her career in healthcare communications, including at Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide. Prior to that, Libby was client services manager at Visible Technologies and account coordinator for CommonHealth’s Noesis Division. Libby earned a bachelor’s in Music Industry, with a minor in Business Administration from Northeastern University.

About ReviveHealth
ReviveHealth is the first purpose-built, integrated marketing communication firm for Health Systems, Health Services, Health Technology, and Healthy Living. The firm is the sixth largest healthcare agency in the country and its client roster includes some of the leading and largest brands in healthcare. It was named PRWeek’s 2014 Small Agency of the Year, 2015 Small Agency of the Year finalist, and 2013 Boutique PR Agency of the Year. The Agency also earned The Holmes Report’s 2014 Best Agency to Work For in America as well as Best Boutique Agency to Work For from 2011-2014. ReviveHealth has offices in Nashville, Minneapolis, and Santa Barbara, and can be found on the web at and on Twitter @ThinkRevive.


Kriste Goad
Chief Marketing Officer | ReviveHealth
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