Patrick Marek

Winona Post Owner/Publisher
pmarek@hbci.com
507-452-1262 ext. 110

Patrick has lead the Winona Post sales team since 1994. During that period the Post has set the standard for advertising and exceptional service for businesses in the Winona area. He has a journalism degree from Saint Mary's University in Winona, and has won several statewide awards for his columns. He is currently the Post's Minnesota Vikings columnist, and recently was issued credentials from the Vikings, giving the Post access to all team activities. Patrick and the Post's sales team are very active in the Winona business and volunteer community. Marek is past president of the Winona Rotary Club, and currently is a director on the Winona County Historical Society and YMCA boards and a member of the GRSF Development Committee. Marek enjoys performing in theater productions and has been featured in numerous local theater performances. Patrick and his wife Maureen have five children. Patrick purchased the Winona Post from Frances Edstrom in 2014.



Kim Farkas

Winona Post Senior Account Executive
farkas@winonapost.com
507-452-1262 ext. 111

Kim first joined the Winona Post in 1999, and returned in 2011 as Senior Account Executive. Kim specializes in creating market strategies, relationship building, and crafting cutting-edge advertising campaigns. Originally from Milwaukee, Wis., Kim lives in La Crosse, where she enjoys skiing, reading books about travel, and biographies. An insatiable traveler, Kim has been to Africa, Bosnia, Croatia, Switzerland, the Caribbean, and Mexico. Kim has worked in marketing for more than 28 years.




Twila Lorenz

Winona Post Inside Sales
class@winonapost.com
507-452-1262 ext. 108

Twila has been with the Winona Post Classified Department since 1999, and specializes in classified sales and customer service. Twila's department works closely with employers to attract quality employees through job advertising. Originally from Winona and a graduate of Winona Senior High School, Twila says she loves the region because of its small community feel and proximity to family. She and her husband have two sons and one daughter. In her free time, Twila enjoys gardening, traveling, spending time with her grandchildren, shopping, and fishing.

 

 


Carol Fitzgerald

Winona Post Special Section Coordinator/Classified Staff
class@winonapost.com
507-452-1262 ext. 114

Carol has been with the Winona Post since 2003, in the Classified Sales Department, specializing in classified and special section sales. She was born and raised in Winona and says she loves the small-town feel of the region. Carol is a graduate of Winona Senior High School and Southeast Technical College, and enjoys spending time with her three sons and five grandchildren. She also loves camping and shopping.