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The Colibri Collective Welcomes New Senior Political Strategist


July 14, 2022


Genevieve Leach


July 14, 2022 (Phoenix) - The Colibri Collective welcomes Emily Kirkland as the firm’s new Senior Political Strategist. In this role, Kirkland will uplift our political and advocacy campaigns with her keen eye for evocative creative and communications.

“We’re glad to have Emily join our team. With her extensive experience in political advocacy, I am certain that she will uplift our efforts and deliver results for our progressive partners,” said The Colibri Collective CEO and founder Gaby Cardenas.

Emily Kirkland brings nearly a decade of experience with digital organizing, strategic communications, and messaging to the Colibri team. She came into politics through the climate movement, organizing against fossil fuel projects and in favor of clean energy. Most recently, she served as Co-Director and then as Executive Director of Progress Arizona, a communications and digital hub for Arizona progressives. She'll be working on a variety of campaigns and strategies.

“When I was on the client side of things, I was continually impressed by the campaigns that The Colibri Collective created. Being part of the strategy and creative development of campaigns here is an exciting new opportunity,” said The Colibri Collective Senior Political Strategist Emily Kirkland.

About The Colibri Collective

The Colibri Collective is a full-service marketing agency. Serving a wide range of clients from the political, non-profit and education sectors, The Colibri Collective delivers elevated strategies for memorable data-driven campaigns that ignite emotion and amplify a brand. Our creative bandwidth spans digital marketing, brand identity and development, media strategy, creative services, media buying and planning, multicultural strategy, public relations and communications. Learn more:


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