Mandy Hicks is joining English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP as Director of Marketing and Communications. Mandy has worked at United Way of Southern Kentucky for a decade, most recently serving as Senior Director, Marketing and Communications. She begins work on February 5.
At United Way, she led all marketing efforts as a member of the senior management team. She created and developed community partnerships, and developed long-term relationships with a focus on organizational growth. She became a leader at both the state and national levels of United Way as well, serving as a member of the United Way of Kentucky Communicators Council, and earning a spot in the prestigious United Way Worldwide Global Fellowship Program.
Mandy will be the firm’s first Director of Marketing and Communications.
“We are thrilled to have someone with Mandy’s experience in communications and marketing, as well as energy and enthusiasm for Bowling Green and the surrounding community, joining our team,” said Bob Young, Managing Partner of ELPO. “We believe she’s going to be a terrific fit here, and that she will be of great assistance as we continue to serve the legal needs of Southcentral Kentucky.”
Mandy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Western Kentucky University. Since moving here to attend WKU, Mandy has become extremely involved in the local community both in the capacity of her job and as a committed volunteer. She served in leadership with the Professional Marketing Association and the Business Networking International of Western Kentucky: Giver’s Gain Chapter. She has been twice nominated for the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Athena Award. She has served as a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bowling Green, and prior to working for United Way, she served on three different United Way committees.
“One of the reasons I wanted to join the ELPO team is the firm’s strong commitment to community causes,” Mandy says. “I got to know the firm and its leadership through my work at United Way. ELPO was always one of the leading businesses giving back to the local community, and the firm has a truly outstanding reputation as a law firm. I’m proud to take this next step in my career.”
English Lucas Priest & Owsley LLP, the largest law firm in Southcentral Kentucky, offers business clients and individuals the experience and depth of a large firm and the personal commitment and attention of a small one. For more than 40 years, the firm has worked with clients to develop creative solutions to difficult legal and business problems. The firm is located in Bowling Green, Ky.