PENSACOLA, Fla.- IMS Consulting & Expert Services announced today new team members and promotions. Antonia Wickersham, Kristi Miller, Adrian Howell, Andrea Stark, Marilyn Kelley, and Joey Amspacher joined the IMS team in the fourth quarter. Rickee Pointer, Eric Krause, Taylor Simmons, and Jennifer Boice were promoted.
Antonia Wickersham, Executive Assistant
Toni has a bachelor’s degree from UWF in Studio Art and previously served as Administrative Assistant for Duvall Decker Architects in Jackson, MS. Her background includes office support and management and various marketing roles. As the Executive Assistant at IMS, Toni supports the executive team and is also responsible for an array of human resources functions.
Kristi Miller, Accounting Specialist
Kristi joined IMS Consulting & Expert Services as Accounting Specialist. Prior to this role, Kristi spent 18 years with local CPA Firm Warren Averett O’Sullivan Creel, where she worked with small business clients with their bookkeeping and accounting needs. At IMS Consulting & Expert Services, her responsibilities include compliance with client and expert contract terms and conditions, fostering relationships with both experts and clients, and invoicing.
Adrian Howell, Marketing Assistant II
Adrian has a bachelor’s degree from UWF in Marketing and worked as Contact Center Director for College Hunks Hauling Junk prior to becoming Marketing Assistant II. He has over 10 years of experience in Marketing and Sales. In his role at IMS Consulting & Expert Services, Adrian collects and analyzes marketing data and assists with marketing initiatives.
Andrea Stark, Receptionist
Andrea comes to IMS Consulting & Expert Services from Ideaworks where she served as a client services representative. In her new role, Andrea is the first point of contact with our clients and experts. She also collects data, assists with marketing initiatives, and works with our clients to determine the best way to meet their needs.
Marilyn Kelley, Legal Research Support Analyst
Marilyn has a bachelor’s degree from UWF in Communications and a M.Ed. in Education and worked most recently as a program manager and education advisor for the Department of Defense. At IMS, her responsibilities as Legal Research Support Analyst includes in-depth research on cases filed in federal courts.
Joey Amspacher, Researcher
Joey has a bachelor’s degree from UWF in Information Technology with a concentration in Digital Media. Prior to working at IMS Consulting & Expert Services, Joey worked for the Independent New as the Arts and Entertainment Editor. In his Researcher role, Joey is responsible for locating the nation's leading experts in industry and academia based on specific criteria provided by our clients.
Rickee Pointer, Sales Assistant
Rickee has an MBA from Grand Canyon University and over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, and operations. She recently relocated to Pensacola from Chandler, AZ where she worked in career services at ITT Technical Institute. As Sales Assistant, Rickee’s primary role is sales support. She is responsible for conducting legal case analysis and research to assist the sales team in fostering stronger relationships with clients.
Eric Krause, Researcher
After serving as Information Technology Intern at IMS Consulting & Expert Services, Eric transitioned to the Marketing Department where he worked as Marketing Coordinator for nearly a year. Eric is a recent graduate of UWF’s MBA program and was promoted to the Research Department. In this role, Eric is responsible for locating the nation's leading experts in industry and academia based on specific criteria provided by ourclients.
Taylor Simmons, Expert Advocate
Taylor served as Executive Assistant at IMS Consulting & Expert Services for three years and was recently promoted to Expert Advocate. Taylor is passionate about building relationships with experts and in her new role, Taylor serves as the liaison between IMS Consulting & Expert Services and the experts we find for our clients’ litigation support needs.
Jennifer Boice, Researcher
Jennifer served as Legal Research Analyst at IMS Consulting & Expert Services for nearly a year and was recently promoted to Researcher. Jennifer has a bachelor’s degree from UWF in Humanities with an emphasis in Communications and English. In her Researcher role, Jennifer is responsible for locating the nation’s leading experts in industry and academia based on specific criteria provided by our clients.
About IMS Consulting & Expert Services
IMS Consulting & Expert Services delivers consultative trial and expert services for the most influential global firms. For nearly thirty years, the company has been dedicated to helping clients tell clear and persuasive stories that educate jurors and decision-makers. Through more than 20,000 cases and well over 1,000 trials, attorneys have trusted IMS to equip them with the perspective and tools they need to help their clients succeed. With offices in New York, Dallas, Oakland, and Pensacola, the company provides persuasion strategy, expert witness, jury consulting, trial graphics, and trial presentation services. IMS has been recognized as an industry leader by several notable publications, receiving nine consecutive rankings on the Inc. 5000 list, standing in ten categories of The National Law Journal’s “Best Of 2021” awards, and positioning in the National Law Review’s prestigious “Go-To Thought Leader” awards for three consecutive years. More at expertservices.com.