On Jan. 1, longtime Cooksey Communication leaders Colby Walton and Jason Meyer completed the agency’s acquisition from founder Gail Cooksey. It completed the multi-year succession plan of the firm she founded 28 years ago.
Walton will serve as chairman and CEO of the Irving-based agency, while Meyer will serve as president of the 14-employee firm. The terms of the deal, completed on Dec. 31, were not disclosed.
Walton joined Cooksey in 1998, was named a partner in 2015 and most recently served as president. Meyer joined the firm in 2011, was also named a partner in 2015 and most recently served as executive vice president. The firm’s name and branding will remain the same.
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