Kristin Tuerk, 

Senior Account Manager

Kristin Tuerk is a Senior Account Manager at Mekky Media and is responsible for overseeing and managing daily activities of the account team including mentoring staff.

Prior to joining the Mekky Media team, Kristin gained experience working for top agencies including Weber Shandwick, JSH&A (now L.C. Williams & Associates), Hill + Knowlton Strategies and more. She conducted media and influencer relations and coordinated events for some of most well-known consumer brands in the world including Hershey’s, Kraft, Mars, Unilever, got milk?, Bertolli and ConAgra.

Kristin also has several years of experience with independent PR Consulting through KLu PR and also conducting PR and social media for NOW Foods. This allowed her to explore additional industries outside of CPG including fashion, non-profit, education, ecommerce, tech, personal care, sports nutrition, pet health and more.

She has garnered media placements on the TODAY Show, “Fox & Friends,” Chicago Tribune, Marie Claire, Women’s Health, Men’s Health and many more. She has secured relationships with top mom, food, nutrition, fitness and lifestyle influencers to build campaigns and events that create experiences and bring brands to life through these partnerships. In addition to influencer events, Kristin has coordinated dozens of media and consumer events in New York, L.A., Chicago and many other major cities across the U.S.

Kristin graduated from Illinois State University with a B.A. in Public Relations where she was a features editor for The Daily Vidette newspaper.

She currently resides in the Chicago suburb of Bloomingdale, IL and enjoys creating yummy veggie dishes to showcase on Instagram and planning fun things to do with her two daughters, Kendall and Courtney. Kristin also volunteers at Community Threads, an upscale resale store whose proceeds benefit area homeless women and children through the Home of the Sparrow charity.