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KishHealth System names new marketing head

Published: Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:03 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:08 a.m. CDT

Theresa Komitas has been named director of KishHealth System Marketing & Public Relations. She leads the marketing team, and has been the senior marketing and public relations specialist for seven years, three of which have been in a supervisory capacity.

Komitas has extensive knowledge and experience in marketing and public relations and has played an integral role in developing KishHealth’s marketing vision and direction as a health care leader in DeKalb County.

“I look forward to expanding our use of analytics to inform our marketing priorities and make the greatest use of our resources. The team of professionals in the Marketing & Public Relations Department is so talented, motivated and dedicated; it is a great group to have the opportunity to lead,” Komitas said in a news release.

“Theresa has been a great asset to the marketing team and has proven herself to be a prepared and enthusiastic leader,” Mike Kokott, assistant vice president of marketing and planning for KishHealth System, said in the release.

She earned a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in health care administration from Kaplan University in 2011, and a Bachelor of Science in public health promotion from Northern Illinois University in 2005. She serves on several local and regional boards of community, charitable and healthcare organizations.

Komitas grew up in DeKalb and lives in Compton with her husband and two children.

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