Kerry Malone joined the firm in 2020 as an associate after a career in public-company corporate communications spanning the energy and technology industries.

She is an experienced communications partner for C-suite executives and other senior leaders; she is adept at developing and executing integrated strategies and messaging across external and internal platforms. She has supported executives in engagements with high-profile print and broadcast media; conference keynote and investment-analyst speeches; testimony to governing bodies; employee town halls; and local media and community organizations.

Kerry is experienced at leading successful efforts to engage community support for development projects across the nation in rural and metropolitan locales.

Her experience in integrated communications for publicly traded companies includes tens of billions of dollars in acquisitions, divestitures, initial public offerings, spinoffs, splits and exchanges, as well as numerous engagements with shareholder activists and unsolicited takeover offers.

She has extensive experience in integrated crisis-communications strategy development and execution.

Also, she has led internal communications in support of numerous organizational and process change-management initiatives. Kerry directed brand strategy, development and stewardship efforts at a Fortune 200 company.

Prior to joining STF, she served as the director of communications for Williams, a Tulsa-based, publicly traded company whose operations over the course of Kerry’s tenure included energy pipelines, processing and refining facilities, exploration and production, energy marketing and trading, and telecommunications network and broadcast services. Her earlier career experience included: Contributing editor for Hart’s Oil & Gas Investor magazine; managing editor of Hart’s Midcontinent energy magazine; contributor to Natural Gas Intelligence; and editor and reporting positions at the Tulsa World newspaper. She is a recipient of the American Petroleum Institute’s Robert J. Enright Award for Excellence in Petroleum Journalism.

Education: Bachelor of Science in mass media news from The University of Tulsa. Graduate of the Corporate Executive Board’s Finance Leadership Academy.

Community Involvement: Board of directors, Oklahoma Methodist Manor. Prior involvement includes board chair or membership for Street School; KIPP Tulsa College Preparatory Academy; and Child Care Resource Center.

Passions: Hearing and supporting live music; spending face-to-face time with friends; wrangling my gang of three terrier mixes; pushing my limits in strength training and conditioning; enjoying fresh flowers and wine; and traveling with friends old and new.