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Kelly Straub and Vilma Consuegra advance at Acosta

Friday, March 02, 2012  
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Acosta Sales & Marketing has appointed Kelly Straub, senior vice president of business development, and Vilma Consuegra, vice president of corporate communications, to CEO Robert Hill’s team, where they will serve as his close strategic advisors. Women now comprise one-fourth of the company’s CEO team.

Straub is a founding member of NEW Carolinas and serves on the region’s sponsorship committee. She joined Acosta in 2002 as a business manager in the Charlotte market and was named director of grocery/HBC for the Food Lion team in 2006. She was promoted to vice president in 2007. Two years later Straub accepted the current role in Acosta’s corporate office where she is responsible for working with current and prospective clients on opportunities to outsource sales, marketing or retail activities to Acosta. She has worked with companies such as Starbucks, Frito-Lay, Sun Products, Sara Lee and others.

Consuegra moved to Jacksonville from Tampa in 2002 to join Acosta’s communications team. As vice president of corporate communications she is responsible for translating the company’s business objectives into fully integrated communication strategies. She oversees the company’s internal communication, advertising, public relations as well as brand and corporate marketing activities. Consuegra is a board member of Angelwood, the International Association of Business Communicators - North Florida Chapter and a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville.



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