Crosby Marketing Communications welcomed two new members to its growing staff of 78 professionals. Kelly Heritage and Jimithy Hawkins have been hired to support the agency’s three specialized practice areas of Healthcare, Government, and Nonprofits & Causes.

Heritage joins Crosby as an Integration Director and will manage communications and outreach programs for Military OneSource, which serves enlisted personnel across the globe. She has more than 15 years of agency experience leading strategic campaigns for consumer-packaged goods, government and corporate clients. This includes managing marketing programs for five house brands for The Home Depot account while at IMRE. From 2006 to 2015, she served as an Adjunct Professor at Towson University teaching “Principles of Strategic Public Relations and Integrated Communication.” Heritage earned a M.S. degree in Corporate Communications from Ithaca College and a B.A. in Communications from Salisbury University.

Hawkins will serve as a Communications Clearance Manager on Crosby’s contract with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). He has more than nine years of public health experience having managed communications and outreach programs for the Pennsylvania Department of Health and D.C. Department of Health. Hawkins is a graduate of Penn State and earned a MBA from Shippensburg University.

Crosby provides integrated advertising, public relations, social media and digital marketing services through specialized practices in Healthcare,Government, and Nonprofits & Causes. The firm currently ranks #31 on O’Dwyer’s list of largest PR firms and is a top provider on the GSA Advertising and Integrated Marketing Solutions (AIMS) schedule. Crosby’s mission of Inspiring Actions That Matter™ helps clients make a positive impact for individuals, families, communities and society.

Crosby, a Capitol Communicator sponsor, was named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post in 2017 for achieving outstanding employee engagement, work-life balance, pay and benefits, and company leadership. To learn more, visit

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