Cronin and Company, LLC, the largest full-service independent marketing communications agency in Connecticut as well as the state's "Top Shop" as declared by Adweek Magazine, has brought on Mia Walters of Canton, Conn., to lead one of the fastest growing segments of the agency's business. Walters has been named Vice President, Director of Interactive Services.

"We are thrilled to have Mia join our team. Her passion and expertise have already made her a valuable asset to the agency," said Kim Manning, principal and chief operating officer at Cronin. "Our Interactive offering is a significant part of what we provide our clients and Mia's leadership will enable us to further build our capabilities in this area."

In her new position, Walters will be responsible for overall management of interactive services and the agency's interactive team; working closely with account teams and clients to define clients' digital strategy; expanding and elevating the agency's interactive offerings; and building the agency's interactive business.

Prior to Cronin, Walters worked as Director of Digital Engagement for Tailwind for Cigna. Walters is a graduate of Bryant College where she earned a degree in business communications.

In addition to Walters' appointment, Cronin and Company, LLC has bolstered its public relations department by hiring one new employee and promoting another employee on the team.

Joslyn McArdle of Troy, N.Y., joined the agency's public relations team as an account executive. McArdle works out of Cronin's Albany office. Prior to Cronin, she worked as the Community Director for the March of Dimes. McArdle is a graduate of Buffalo State College where she earned her bachelor's degree in public communications.

Bridget Cordero of Rocky Hill, Conn., has been promoted from account coordinator to assistant account executive on the agency's public relations team. She joined the agency in 2013. Cordero earned her bachelor's degree in communications at Central Connecticut State University.

Founded in 1947, Cronin and Company, LLC, is the largest full-service independent marketing communications agency in Connecticut. Named Connecticut's Top Shop by Adweek Magazine for criteria that include legacy, reputation, noteworthy clients, and size of staff, the agency's integrated marketing communications capabilities include: advertising, interactive, public relations, social media, strategic planning, media and analytics, print and broadcast production, database/direct marketing, and research. With offices in Glastonbury, Conn., and Albany, NY, Cronin is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, Public Relations Society of America, Direct Marketing Association, and is a Google Adwords Certified company. Additional information about Cronin is available online at http://www.cronin-co.com.

Founded in 1947, Cronin and Company, LLC, is the largest full-service independent marketing communications agency in Connecticut. Named Connecticut's Top Shop by Adweek Magazine for criteria that include legacy, reputation, noteworthy clients, and size of staff, the agency's integrated marketing communications capabilities include: advertising, interactive, public relations, social media, strategic planning, media and analytics, print and broadcast production, database/direct marketing, and research. With offices in Glastonbury, CT, and Albany, NY, Cronin is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, Public Relations Society of America, Direct Marketing Association, and is a Google Adwords Certified company. Additional information about Cronin is available online at http://www.cronin-co.com