DWA Promotes Three Women Leaders to Key Executive Roles

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Kat Barrett and Trina Stonner Kat Barrett and Trina Stonner

DWA Healthcare Communications Group has promoted: Kat Barrett (pictured), Trina Stonner (pictured) and Becky Crumley. Barrett has been promoted to chief operating officer. She received her MBA from the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Barrett previously worked for a major pharmaceutical company,  where she held a variety of sales and marketing roles. She joined Avant Healthcare in 2008 as an account executive and most recently served as president of Avant Healthcare.

Stonner has been promoted to president of Avant Healthcare. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Saint Louis University in Missouri. Stonner also came to Avant Healthcare from a major pharmaceutical company where she served as a global brand director. She joined Avant Healthcare in 2010 as an executive director. Before being promoted to president, Stonner was responsible for some of Avant Healthcare’s largest customer accounts as senior vice president.

Also, Crumley has been promoted to senior vice president of AVAIL. She is a graduate of IUPUI. Crumley has spent nearly 18 of more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry at DWA HCG. She joined the organization as one of its first account executives. Prior to this promotion, Crumley served as vice president of operations where she oversaw Avant Healthcare’s largest portfolio of customer accounts.

A privately-owned family of companies, Avant Healthcare, AVAIL Meeting and Speaker Bureau Services and Forefront Collaborative, DWA HCG’s mission is to transform the quality of patient care through healthcare professional medical education. DWA HCG ranks among the top 25 women-owned businesses in Indiana and is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.

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