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Makayla Thompson

Account Executive  /  Content Connoisseur

"Just because it’s taking time, doesn’t mean it’s not happening."

After graduating from Penn State, Makayla returned home to California and moved to San Diego in pursuit of new adventures – which she found at NST! She brings agency experience in media and influencer relations, social media management, and event planning to her role as an NST account executive. Makayla's passion for tracking online trends and keeping her finger on the pulse of consumer behavior ensures content and communications strategies remain fresh & thoughtful. When she's not persuading her coworkers to film social media content or brainstorming new outreach strategies, you'll find her chatting about the latest and greatest in wellness and social media.

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We Asked Makayla …

What’s your favorite tool in the toolbox?

Social media! Being able to tap into what your target audience values and prioritizes in real time is priceless.

What have you learned so far in your career?

It's not personal, it's business. People make mistakes and all you can do is learn and grow from it.

What’s your proudest PR moment?

I feel proudest when we get to see the bigger picture of our efforts and see the real impact our day-to-day work has.

Where can we find you outside of work?

At the beach, mixing margaritas at home, or exploring a new food spot with a cozy atmosphere.

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