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Celebrating our big promos and latest newcomers.

We’re thrilled to share a batch of exciting promotions and new hires across Praxis, including some pretty big news about our leadership team. Keep reading to find out who’s part of our group of ladder-climbers and new faces.


Photo of Tricia Barrett

Tricia Barrett has been promoted to chief operating officer. Throughout her 18-year career at Praxis, Tricia has been a driving force behind some of our strongest client relationships and new business opportunities. She’s also a key player in maintaining a stellar company culture. And as a member of our management group and a company shareholder, Tricia will continue to lead us boldly into the future.

Elizabeth Nolan has been promoted to project manager. Since joining the crew in 2019, Elizabeth has impressed her team and clients alike. In addition to her ability to manage approximately 100 things at once, she also approaches each situation with a wonderfully calm demeanor.


Kelsey Bolt (she/her/hers)

  • Title: Account Manager
  • Hometown: Lake View, NY
  • Education: B.S. Science Business Administration, University at Buffalo
  • Previous Role: Project Supervisor, Mower
  • Hobbies: Making marginal improvements to the interior design and functionality of her apartment, photography, traveling, and spinning
  • Can’t Live Without: Bingeworthy TV (currently: Suits), great design, museums, sunshine, naps, and a well-balanced cocktail
  • Healthiest Habit: Spinning

Olivia Quinn (she/her/hers)

  • Title: Project Manager
  • Hometown: Naples, FL
  • Education: B.A. Public Relations and Advertising, Buffalo State College
  • Previous Role: Project Manager, Gelia
  • Hobbies: Hiking, traveling, putting together itineraries, trying restaurants, and pretending she can garden/keep plants alive
  • Can’t Live Without: Her dog, Copper; ice cream; 30 Rock; Schitt's Creek; Parks and Rec; and really any Marvel movie
  • Healthiest Habit: Using her Peloton

Ali Townsend (she/her/hers)

  • Title: Strategy Coordinator
  • Hometown: Sackets Harbor, NY
  • Education: B.A. Media and Society, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Previous Role: Content Marketing Producer, Buffalo Niagara Partnership
  • Hobbies: Taking long walks and bingeing old seasons of Survivor
  • Can’t Live Without: Fuzzy sweaters and a Nespresso coffee machine
  • Healthiest Habit: A consistent sleep schedule of eight hours per night

Jessica Kobis (she/her/hers)

  • Title: Project Coordinator
  • Hometown: Buffalo, NY
  • Education: B.A. Communication Studies, Canisius College
  • Previous Role: Account Coordinator, Luminus
  • Hobbies: Reading, rock climbing, learning foreign languages, traveling, and going to concerts
  • Can’t Live Without: Her dog, Raven; bubble tea; YouTube; and Harry Potter podcasts
  • Healthiest Habit: Walking her dog every day

Liz Preville (she/her/hers)

  • Title: Project Coordinator
  • Hometown: Syracuse, NY
  • Education: B.A. Public Relations and Advertising, Buffalo State College; M.S. Advertising, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University
  • Previous Role: Customer Service Representative, Brook & Whittle Ltd.
  • Hobbies: Traveling, spending time with her family and friends, cooking, baking, decorating desserts, and trying new restaurants
  • Can’t Live Without: Her two rescue furbabies, the beach, wine, coffee, her Kindle, and the Harry Potter movies
  • Healthiest Habit: She recently purchased a new workout bike

Rachel Serianni (she/her/hers)

  • Title: Project Coordinator
  • Hometown: Lockport, NY
  • Education: B.S. Finance; B.S. Marketing; State University of New York at Oswego
  • Previous Role: Sales and Marketing Administrative Assistant, Impact Group
  • Hobbies: Traveling, reading, cooking, baking, hiking, spending time with friends and family, and finding new places to eat
  • Can’t Live Without: Chocolate
  • Healthiest Habit: Going to the gym every morning (except Sundays)

Congrats to all! If you’d like to be a part of the action, we’re always on the lookout. Check out our careers page for the latest opportunities.