Malissa Markey-Walker, the President of High Profile Promotions, Inc. has been in the industry since she was 17 years old. Working for several modeling agencies and promotional companies gave her the experience and passion to start her own business in 1993. She’s become extremely successful by understanding what her client’s expectations are and her willingness to be one hundred percent devoted to the agency. She knows what it takes to make each and every event a home run.
Todd Walker, CEO and Director of Business Development has been in marketing and sales for over 30 years. Working for a variety of companies which he has conceptualized and executed multi-million dollar campaigns focusing on branding, consumer awareness and target marketing. With his extremely outgoing personality he is and was always able to “seal the deal”.
Kelly Hennigh has been with High Profile since 2008 as she has worn nearly every hat in the business. Starting out, she worked promotional events for HPPI on a consistent basis, she then joined the HPPI office team by working admin tasks for the agency. After a short period of time she moved to Dallas/Fort Worth where she served as the market manager for the next 5 years. She now resides in Houston, TX where she is now the Executive Director for the agency and has been since 2016.
Tracie Prall is High Profile’s booking agent covering Houston, College Station, Galveston, Beaumont, Victoria, Longview and West Texas. She started with the agency in 1998 as an Independent Contractor, working promotions and then multiple large fundraising events for several non-profit conservation groups. She has been HPPI’s booking agent in her hometown of Houston, TX since 2011. Tracie is capable of managing hundreds of events on a weekly basis and is a great asset to the company.
Shondra Miller is High Profile’s booking agent covering North Texas from the DFW Motorplex to Waco and surrounding cities. She grew up in Fort Worth, TX and earned a Marketing degree from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin in 2005. After graduating, she worked her way up to District Manager for a chain of tanning salons, and then made a move into administrative staffing and recruiting. Shondra started working for HPPI in Austin, TX as a Product Specialist working promotional events in 2007. In 2009, she returned to North Texas to continue working events, and she has been a booking agent for High Profile in DFW since 2013. Outside of work, she volunteers and fosters for a local dog rescue organization, helping save the lives of abandoned dogs and finding them their perfect forever homes.
Erika Carpio is High Profile’s booking agent covering Laredo and the lower Rio Grande Valley since 2007. Born and raised in Brownsville, TX, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2008, formerly the University of Texas at Brownsville. She is a devoted and proud mother of two beautiful children: Mikey and Tori. Prior to becoming a booking agent for High Profile Promotions, Inc. Erika worked as a booking agent and lead on site manager for Infinity, Extraordinaire Promotions, and US Concepts. Erika is kind, loyal, fun-loving and enjoys spending time with family and friends. She enjoys meeting new people from diverse cultures and learning about their traditions. Photography, football, dancing and traveling are amongst her passions as well.
Kimberly Sweat is High Profile’s booking agent for Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi and surrounding cities. Since joining High Profile in 2010, she has generated many client partnerships and stimulated business growth. Kim grew up in Spring Branch, Texas, just north of San Antonio and enjoys fitness, photography, music, design and adores her fur baby, Miss Piper Laine and husband, Clint. Kim holds a BA in Communications and Public Relations from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Before joining High Profile, Sweat held sales & marketing positions with RNDC & managed a promotional marketing agency, gaining valuable experience in the wine & spirits industry. Kim is dedicated to the agency and passionate about providing a rewarding experience and long lasting partnerships.
Melina Hidalgo has been working for High Profile since 2015 in El Paso, TX. She has provided her services as a Product Specialist for HPPI for some of the most iconic and recognized brands in the industry. This has given her the chance to increase her sales ability and has improved her confidence in the industry. She love being able to make a positive impact with consumers, and any brand she represents. Melina is always up for a challenge. She truly loves engaging people and showcasing new products, or reintroducing people to an old favorite. She has always been requested by many suppliers due to her excellent work ethic and the professionalism. She has a knack for being able to connect with people from all walks of life. Melina is HPPI’s booking agent covering the El Paso area. “On behalf of myself and the whole El Paso team, we would be honored and excited to take on any new products and always represent them to the upmost of high standards” .