Love Communications caps off a year of impressive growth and expansion in both Utah and Idaho with the addition of five new employees to its ever-growing staff.

“Our talented new employees are wonderful additions to the Love team,” said Tom Love, president of Love Communications. “We’ve seen major growth in our agency this year with a new office open in Boise and now the addition of a new face in almost every department. Our new additions bring tremendous value, expertise and industry understanding that will help us and clients in the new year.”

The Love roster of new hires includes:

Dillon Kener joined Love as an account coordinator earlier this year. After years in creative design work in the advertising agency world, Kener excels at maintaining relationships with current clients as well as developing relationships with new business opportunities. With great attention to detail, Kener oversees the production and execution of media campaigns for Love clients like Arctic Circle, Modern Display and BioFire. He graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Strategic Communication.

Erin Wiggins has joined Love Communications as a digital media manager, where she adds value to clients through her experience in strategic planning, implementation and management of digital campaigns. Wiggins has worked in the industry for the past seven years, including time with companies like Exxon Mobil, SAIC and Nielsen. Wiggins graduated from the University of Utah in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Strategic Communication.

Krista Goodnight is the newest copywriter on the creative team at Love. She joins the agency after nearly five years at Neumont College of Computer Science, where she worked with the marketing team to develop print and online pieces. Goodnight brings creativity and authenticity to her projects, which has brought value to her Love clients. Goodnight graduated from Westminster College in Communications with an emphasis in Journalism and PR.

Shaun Thomas joins Love Communications as an art director and is responsible for developing and overseeing the visual communication work of clients at the highest level. With that, he brings with him more than 10 years of experience with large-scale corporations, executing brand, print and digital work. Thomas studied both design and music at Salt Lake Community College and The University of Utah.

Whitney Neumann serves as Love’s newest account manager on the public relations/content team. Neumann brings to Love years of experience in PR, account management, content writing, media outreach and strategy planning. Neumann will be contributing to public relations efforts in supporting clients with writing, media relations, events and tracking public appearances. Neumann graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Public Relations.