Category Archives: 2014

Domas Named Summer Intern at Foster Marketing

LAFAYETTE, La. (June 19, 2014) Foster Marketing, a full-service marketing communications firm serving the worldwide energy industry, has named Katie Domas as summer intern for the Lafayette office, said President Tiffany Harris.

Katie Dumas

Katie Dumas

Domas will assist with media monitoring and reporting, news release development, media outlet research and other public relations and marketing efforts.

Domas is a senior at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette majoring in public relations and a minor in business administration. Domas is a member of the university’s honors program and the ULL chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society.

“We are excited that Katie will receive valuable real-world experience on how an effective public relations program is developed, implemented and managed,” said Harris. “Katie’s detailed approach makes her a good fit to assist with the volume of media relations activities provided for our energy clients in the United States and across the globe.”

Foster Marketing Names Mouton Digital Associate

HOUSTON (June 18, 2014) – Foster Marketing, a full-service marketing communications firm serving the worldwide energy industry, has named Alex Mouton as digital associate, President Tiffany Harris announced.

Alex Mouton

Alex Mouton

Based in Foster Marketing’s Houston office, Mouton will focus on social media content planning and monitoring, digital media reporting, online analytics tracking and will assist with website maintenance.

Mouton gained energy industry experience as an intern for Weatherford International’s corporate communications department and public affairs expertise as an intern at the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

Additionally, she developed and coordinated a social media communications strategy for the LSU Staff senate, the governing body of university staff members; and acted as media liaison for a nonprofit school for students with learning disabilities.

“Foster Marketing is pleased to add Alex to our team,” said Harris. “Alex’s previous experience will enable her to immediately get involved in ongoing social media and digital efforts for our clients.”

Mouton graduated from Louisiana State University in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in public relations and a minor in business administration.

Foster Marketing Names Schoeffler Account Executive

HOUSTON (April 1, 2014) – Foster Marketing, a full-service marketing communication firm serving the worldwide energy industry, has named Kari Schoeffler as account executive, President Tiffany Harris announced.

Kari Schoeffler

Kari Schoeffler

Based in Houston, Schoeffler will be responsible for cultivating new client relationships while developing and implementing strategic marketing plans for existing clients.

Working in the oil and gas industry for nearly a decade, Schoeffler has seen multiple sides of the business including in-house positions with an oil and gas operator, an energy hedge fund and a service provider. Schoeffler also served as vice president of marketing for Energy Media Services, working with clients in industries such as oil and gas, aviation, technology, environmental education and hospitality.

Schoeffler attended the University of Louisiana – Lafayette, majoring in English and minoring in history. She is a member of Oilfield Helping Hands and the Belles Organization and serves as co-chair of the Compassion Committee.

“With Kari’s industry expertise, we are strengthening our team of marketing professionals to continue providing quality and strategic work for our clients,” said Harris. “Kari’s extensive marketing and business development background is a great combination for Foster Marketing.”

Foster Marketing Names Bonnette Marketing Director

HOUSTON (March 27, 2014) Foster Marketing, a full-service marketing communication firm serving the worldwide energy industry, has named Rachel Bonnette as marketing director, President Tiffany Harris announced.

Rachel Bonnette

Rachel Bonnette

Bonnette’s duties will include the continued development of the agency’s marketing plan and leading and managing new business initiatives.

Bonnette has been with Foster Marketing since 2012, first as a marketing associate, assisting with strategic media buying. Most recently she was digital account associate and managed the digital initiatives for client marketing plans.

Bonnette graduated from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette with a Bachelor of Science in marketing and a minor in public relations. She is a member of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and on the board of the Business Marketing Association (BMA).

“Rachel’s understanding of our industry, our clients and our prospects make her a valuable professional at Foster Marketing,” said Harris. “As our clients grow and our business grows, Rachel’s dedication, enthusiasm and marketing expertise will make Foster Marketing even more effective.”

Foster Marketing Names Gautreau and DeClouet Interns

LAFAYETTE, La. (Jan. 23, 2014) Foster Marketing, a full service marketing communications firm serving the worldwide energy industry, has named Olivia Gautreau and Edward DeClouet as spring 2014 interns within the Lafayette, La., office.

Edward DeClouet

Edward DeClouet

Olivia Gautreau

Olivia Gautreau

Gautreau and DeClouet’s responsibilities include media monitoring, research and support to the marketing and public relations departments.

Gautreau is a senior at the University of Louisiana – Lafayette (UL) and will graduate in August 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in public relations and a minor in business. She has assisted with event coordination at Coccolare Spa for Lafayette Chamber of Commerce business networking events. Additionally, Gautreau holds communications experience writing and editing monthly newsletters at Coccolare Spa.

DeClouet is a senior at UL and will graduate in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in public relations and a minor in business. He has held communications roles in Chi Alpha, a student organization at UL, assisting with weekly event coordination, social media monitoring, website development and service projects.
“Foster Marketing is pleased to welcome Olivia and Edward to our team, and we look forward to utilizing and developing their individual strengths,” said Foster Marketing president, Tiffany Harris. “Both interns are eager to learn, and it’s apparent that their studies at UL have adequately prepared them for a communications role.”