Blattel Named Marketing Manager at Saint Francis

Emily Sikes Blattel has been named marketing manager for Saint Francis Healthcare System.

She joined the Saint Francis Family in 2007 as account services coordinator in the Marketing department; in March 2015, she was named communication specialist. Before joining Saint Francis, Blattel was creative director at The Printing Co. in Cape Girardeau and graphic designer/finishing editor for Acclaim Press, Inc. of Sikeston, Mo.

“Emily has been a member of the Saint Francis family for nearly a decade. I am thrilled with her promotion as it reflects her outstanding work and commitment,” says Barbara W. Thompson, Vice President – Marketing and Foundation at Saint Francis.

Blattel is a graduate of Leadership Cape Girardeau and Leadership Jackson and serves on the professional advisory council for Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Mass Media. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and the Missouri Association for Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing and past president of Tri-State Advertising and Marketing Professionals.

Blattel obtained her bachelor’s degree in mass communications with an emphasis in public relations from Southeast Missouri Sate University in 2006 and is currently in the process of obtaining a Masters of Arts in strategic communications from the University of Memphis.