FUEL, a Greenville-based marketing agency specializing in branding and marketing solutions, recently announced the promotion of Meredith Kinsey to president and COO effective immediately. Warren Griffith will continue as CEO.
During the past three years, Kinsey has worked with Griffith to drive agency growth through increased business opportunities, strong client relationships, and agency profitability. Her continued leadership, management, and vision will help lead the company’s growth-focused strategies. In this new role, Kinsey will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, direct and execute strategic initiatives, and foster a creative, success-oriented team environment.
“Meredith has been instrumental in FUEL’s growth by driving operational efficiencies, building a positive and supportive work environment, and leading strategic direction with solutions that impact the success of our business, our employees and our clients,” says Warren Griffith, CEO of FUEL. “She brings so much passion and drive to our team, and I know she will help take FUEL to the next level as our president and COO.”
Kinsey joined FUEL as an account director in 2015, quickly advanced to director of account services, and was promoted to senior vice president and COO in 2018. She has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, communications, and leadership roles throughout her career. Prior to joining FUEL, Kinsey was the co-founder and chief marketing officer for Postcard from Paris and also served in marketing leadership positions for prominent telecommunications companies. She earned her M.B.A. from Clemson University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of South Carolina with honors from SC Honors College.