Ramey is excited to announce the promotion of Erick Evans and Michelle Hill to partners of the firm.
Evans and Hill have also acquired a minority ownership stake in the company, alongside current owner/partners Chris Ray and Edward Woods. In their new roles, Evans and Hill will continue to be involved in strategic decision-making and in managing the firm’s day-to-day client needs and operations, while also working with the current partners on long-range growth plans for the agency.
“Eddie and I are thrilled to welcome Erick and Michelle as partners of Ramey,” said Chris Ray, CEO. “They are long-time Ramey team members and leaders who live into our core values on a daily basis – and they will serve as an integral part of the next generation of leadership at our firm.”
Erick Evans is an energetic and outgoing team leader in his 14th year at Ramey. Serving as Ramey’s Director of Client Services, he leads business development and is committed to the growth and results of Ramey’s clients and his team. During his time at Ramey, he has led successful national and global client relationships across many industry verticals, including high-end home, direct-to-consumer brands, telecommunications, and travel and tourism. Erick is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and enjoys making memories with his wife Kimbrell and two daughters Anna Spencer and Hutton.
Michelle Hill joined the Ramey team in 2006 and has been in the marketing /communications field for over 15 years. In addition to working at Ramey, serving national and regional clients like Viking Range, Entergy, and The Catfish Institute, Michelle took a brief hiatus to the nonprofit field, leading teams and growing new programs for the American Cancer Society and Compassion International. She has a history of leading her clients to reach new goals, and looking for creative ways to solve her clients’ challenges and help them break through to the next level. In 2020, Michelle moved into the role of Director of Operations for Ramey. A graduate of Mississippi College. She lives in Madison, Miss., with her husband, Jeremy, and daughter, Ava.