Moxley Carmichael promotes Maria McHale to director of client services

February 20, 2023


Maria McHale has been promoted to director of client services at Moxley Carmichael because of her exceptional service on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Headshot of Maria McHale with lights behind her

Maria McHale

McHale, whose previous title was senior account executive, handles key accounts for Moxley Carmichael, including UScellular, Hillcrest Healthcare, Young-Williams Animal Center and Priority Ambulance. She delivers marketing, public relations and visibility services, including strategic counsel, communications planning, event management and media coverage, while also developing innovative solutions for clients to stand out in their industries.

“Maria has demonstrated her ability to deliver unique ideas, guide our work to accomplish our clients’ goals and execute strategies to meet and often exceed their expectations,” Moxley Carmichael CEO Lauren Miller said. “She brings energy and passion, and she gets results. Maria has earned this well-deserved promotion for her work and vision on behalf of our clients and firm.”

As director of client services, McHale will bring her expertise to benefit all of Moxley Carmichael’s clients in addition to her key accounts and assist the firm’s partners and account team in strategy and execution.

McHale serves as vice chair of the YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley Associate Council, a founding member of H3 at the East Tennessee Historical Society and a member of both the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Prelude Society Committee and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Volunteer Chapter. She is a graduate of Introduction Knoxville’s fall class of 2021.

McHale holds a Bachelor of Science in commerce from the University of Virginia. Originally from Northern California, she resides in Knoxville with her husband, Kevin, and their two young daughters, Avery and Renleigh. McHale enjoys interior design and event planning, trying new restaurants with her husband and traveling with her family.

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About Moxley Carmichael
East Tennessee’s premier public and media relations firm, Moxley Carmichael provides strategic communications services to leading local, regional and national companies and organizations. Utilizing its team’s talent and experience, Moxley Carmichael excels at raising client visibility in the marketplace and community. Founded in 1992, Moxley Carmichael provides a full range of services, including public, government, media and community relations; corporate communications; branding; research; graphic design; advertising; digital media; video; web design; media and networking training; and more. Moxley Carmichael is located in the historic Miller’s Building on Gay Street in downtown Knoxville. For more information, visit