OKLAHOMA CITY –
Saxum, an integrated marketing communications agency offering public relations, advertising and digital services, recently announced the promotion of Lindsay Vidrine to account director,Houda Elyazgi to senior account supervisor and Lisa Lloyd to manager of media relations and crisis communications in the agency’s Oklahoma City office.
In her new role, Vidrine oversees a team of marketing communications professionals, provides strategic counsel and ensures clients receive high-quality, integrated marketing communications. Before joining Saxum, she served as director of travel communications and publications for the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department and as senior account executive in the health care and environmental practice group at Fleishman-Hillard in St. Louis. Vidrine is a graduate of the University of Oklahomawith a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in environmental science.
As senior account supervisor, Elyazgi is responsible for delivering strategic, integrated marketing communications for Saxum clients as well as overseeing Saxum’s Step Up program. She previously interned for U.S. Rep. Tom Cole in Washington,D.C.and interned for Saxum before joining the team full time. Elyazgi graduated from The University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in Arabic.
Lloyd is responsible for managing Saxum’s media relations department including all media relations initiatives and strategies for Saxum clients on a local, regional and national level. She also leads Saxum’s media training sessions and crisis communications efforts. Lloyd previously worked for the Public Information Office of the City of Oklahoma City, Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, Oklahoma Gazette, KGOU Radio and The Oklahoman. She graduated from The University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in Spanish.
Saxum is one of the fastest-growing integrated marketing communications agencies in the region, with offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The agency was named to the 2011 and 2012 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Saxum has also been named to the Metro 50 as one of the fastest-growing companies in the Oklahoma City metro area for the past six years.