Congratulations to Joanie Hardy and Linda Laramee on their recent promotions to the management team!
Joanie Hardy was promoted to Marketing Manager. A Santa Barbara native, Joanie started with BPW’s marketing department in 2012. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from UCSB and a post-graduate certificate in Marketing Management from Humber College. Additionally, she received a certificate in Design Media from UCSD Extension and is currently taking courses in their Copyediting program. Joanie enjoys leading a variety of marketing initiatives for the firm, including branding, graphic design and advertising, coordinating the firm’s corporate citizenship and event planning. In her free time, Joanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their sons, working in the garden and often has some sort of creative or DIY project on the go.
Linda Laramee, the firm’s Controller, was promoted into BPW’s manager group. Linda wears multiple hats at the firm—from preparing financial reporting, budgeting and forecasts to client consulting with the Business Solutions team. She received her bachelor’s degree in Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from UCSB. She is also a Microsoft Certified Professional for Dynamics GP. Linda is originally from Torrance, California and joined BPW in 2007. In her time outside the firm, she enjoys spending time with her son and husband, playing co-ed softball, scuba diving and picking up a good book.