VALERIE LYLES DRANE – a 25 year marketing communications professional, has been named Publicist for Kerusso. Valerie’s experience includes corporations and advertising agencies in the domestic and global arenas. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Valerie spent 25 years in Dallas before relocating to the Berryville, Arkansas area.
CHARLOTTE STRATTON – a local community and business leader, has been promoted to Credit Director. A native of Harrison, Arkansas, she spent 16 years as a Field Tax Investigator with the Office of Field Audits for the State of Arkansas and six years as the Chief Financial Officer and Mortgage Broker of Ozark Home Mortgage Inc.
CHRIS MCCOY – a senior marketing and sales professional, has joined Kerusso as the Director of National Accounts. A long-time resident of the Springfield, Missouri area, his extensive background has included pivotal roles in successful sales, marketing and business administration initiatives.
KARTHIK RAMESH – a graduate of the #1 ranked School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, has been named Demand Analyst for Kerusso. Mr. Ramesh is an experienced inventory management, demand planning, warehouse management and logistics optimization specialist. A native of Chennai, India, he spent 2 years in Atlanta before relocating to the Berryville, Arkansas area.
VIRGINIA BROWN – A native of the Philippines and Kerusso employee since 2006, Virginia was sworn in as a US Citizen on November 4. She is a Tagger in the Apparel Finishing Department and also recently celebrated her fifth year of service as a Kerusso associate.