Carson City – Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA) announced Katie Coleman as its new director of communications and public affairs. Coleman brings 15 years of marketing communications experience to the role and will be responsible for all internal and external communications activities for the agency.
“Katie not only has the level of expertise our agency needs to take our communications to the next level,” said Bill Brewer, NRHA executive director, “but she is also persistently dedicated to our mission to promote, provide and finance affordable housing opportunities for all rural Nevadans.”
Coleman is an accomplished and dynamic marketing and communications leader with corporate (Fortune 1000) and agency experience, driving results for brands through data-fueled and innovative approaches. Her background is in strategic communications planning, cross-channel marketing, integrated public relations and content marketing, community outreach strategies and executive communications.
Prior to NRHA, Coleman led the Accounts Team at KPS3, a full-service marketing firm in Reno. During her tenure there, she was responsible for strategy, planning and execution for a variety of key accounts including Nevada Health Link, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Dermody Properties, REMSA, Greater Nevada Credit Union, and the United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra. Prior to KPS3, she managed a variety of communications programs at International Game Technology (IGT), including executive communications, public relations and product marketing.
About the Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA)
Nevada Rural Housing Authority’s mission is to promote, provide and finance affordable housing opportunities for all rural Nevadans. NRHA does this through homeownership programs, rental services, community development initiatives and an exclusive Weatherization program. The Authority serves Nevada’s 15 rural counties and the rural portions of Clark and Washoe Counties – a coverage area of 110,000 square miles and home to more than 1.3 million Nevadans. For more information, visit www.nvrural.org.