T3, a leading innovation agency, today announced it has expanded its management team by hiring Kelley Mitchell Price as Vice President of Experience Design and David Hawes as Vice President, Client Engagement and Portfolio Lead. Price will lead T3’s product design practice as the agency continues to expand its leadership in human-centered design, product development, design research, service design and software design and build. Hawes will act as a portfolio lead for T3’s business, leveraging his brand management skills and financial services expertise to lead client services.
Based in Atlanta, Price joins T3 from InterContinental Hotels Group, where she served as the Global Director of Digital Product Strategy and Experience Design. Price built the full-service global design team at IHG and led the responsive, mobile-first redesign of e-commerce, loyalty and app experiences across 14 hotel brands. She previously held leadership roles as Chief Experience Officer at Pocketfirm, Managing Director of Digital Experience at the American Cancer Society and leadership positions at several design and technology companies.
Hawes was previously with Publicis.Sapient, where he served as Vice President, Managing Partner driving growth and performance for its Austin office. He has over 20 years of experience building brands, leading global marketing efforts, providing strategic thought leadership and implementing fully integrated marketing solutions. His past client experience includes Citigroup, Procter & Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline, The Coca-Cola Company, WellPoint, Mary Kay, Papa John's, Blackberry, Samsung and Southwest Airlines.
“Innovation is at the root of everything we do at T3 and Kelley’s and David’s expertise in enterprise team leadership, business development and product management will be a huge asset to the T3 team as we embark on our next stage of growth,” said Ben Gaddis, President of T3. “Kelley and David join our leadership team at an exciting time and we believe they will be a strategic driver of T3’s continued success.”
T3 helps clients build Useful Brands™. It is one of the largest independent agencies in the country with offices nationwide. Ranked alongside the world’s top innovation agencies, T3 supports Fortune 200 clients, including Allstate, UPS, 7-Eleven, Capital One, Pizza Hut and Staples.