As director of client services, Maria McHale brings her expertise to all of Moxley Carmichael’s clients in addition to her key accounts. She also assists the firm’s partners and account team in strategy and execution.

Maria’s key accounts include Hillcrest Healthcare, Young-Williams Animal Center, Priority Ambulance and UScellular. She delivers marketing, public relations and visibility services, including strategic counsel, communications planning, event management and media coverage, while also developing innovative solutions for clients to stand out in their industries.

She serves as vice chair of the YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley Associate Council, a founding member of H3 at the East Tennessee Historical Society and a member of both the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Prelude Society Committee and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Volunteer Chapter. She is a graduate of Introduction Knoxville’s fall class of 2021.

Maria holds a Bachelor of Science in commerce from the University of Virginia. Originally from Northern California, she resides in Knoxville with her husband, Kevin, and their two young daughters, Avery and Renleigh. Maria enjoys interior design and event planning, trying new restaurants with her husband and traveling with her family.