Rising Leaders

TWIST Creative Inc. 05.12.22

TWIST Promotes 3 to Leadership

After experiencing some of the largest growth in company history, TWIST is investing in the future of agency leadership. We are proud to announce the appointment of three members to our leadership team. Andrea Buskirk, Monina Wagner, and Stefanie D’Angelo embody what it means to be Fearless Thinkers, daring to make our clients and the agency world even bolder.

“Today, we’re known for more than just our work. We stand out because our leaders’ visions for ourselves and our clients make waves, reshaping the future of the industry,” says Charlene.

These appointments parallel a drastic increase in our client network. TWIST is optimizing our team’s capabilities to help even more Cleveland brands and causes impress the world. In this period of growth, Andrea, Monina, and Stefanie will continue to help us live our promise to our clients of creating an experience that’s easy, affordable, and fun.



Andrea Buskirk

Andrea has been promoted from Account Executive to Account Director. In this new role, Andrea will continue to build client relationships while working to grow an account team that manages every phase of the marketing cycle. Her willingness to embrace the ebbs and flows of business helps TWIST deliver on what’s being asked and to think of solutions clients can’t. Her respect for client goals will be a huge driver of the agency’s success.

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Monina Wagner

Monina will now serve as Creative Director, leading the design and content teams on brand strategies, identities, and campaigns. She has proven to be tenacious and nimble, two qualities which will serve her well in this new role. She pushes creative boundaries and will ensure teams are producing innovative deliverables for our clients. Alongside Connie, Mike, and Charlene, Monina will also be instrumental in guiding the next generation of talent at TWIST.

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Stefanie D’Angelo

Stefanie has been promoted to Vice President of Operations. As one of its longest-tenured team members, Stefanie has been a cornerstone of the agency’s operations. She brings significant management knowledge and experience to TWIST, overseeing the entire agency’s internal functions. She connects creativity to the bottom line for the agency and its clients. Her adaptability, resiliency, and business savvy served as a foundation that supported TWIST through a global pandemic.

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“Andrea, Monina, and Stefanie embody our core values. The industry landscape is changing, but the promotion of these leaders ensures continuity of our agency’s culture. Together, they will build and foster the relationships needed to drive long-term growth for TWIST and our clients.”

— Charlene Coughlin, Partner & President

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