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Grapevine Communications Announces Leadership Transition

Allison Imre

Longtime Multi-Media Professional Allison Imre Perkowski Named as Agency President

Sarasota, FL - April 13, 2017 - Grapevine Communications – the area’s leading full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency – is proud to announce that Allison Imre Perkowski has been named the president of the company. Working alongside Grapevine Founder Angela Massaro-Fain and her partner John Fain during the transition, Imre Perkowski plans to continue the firm’s renowned dedication to community and clients – with a focus on growth and expansion into additional markets.

Massaro-Fain and Fain will remain on staff serving hands-on roles indefinitely, with Massaro-Fain as Executive Creative Director and Fain as Operations Consultant. “This transition has been a part of our business strategy, as John and I have discussed the path we’d like to see Grapevine take in the years to come on behalf of our team, our community and our clients,” said Massaro-Fain. “For us, it was about finding the right person who brings the vision, energy and enthusiasm, and embraces Grapevine’s history while moving the agency into the future.”

Imre Perkowski joins the Grapevine family after a decade working in advertising and marketing for a Fortune 500 company. Her focus on enhancing client brand awareness and executing integrated marketing campaigns in broadcast, events and digital/social makes her the perfect fit for the Grapevine culture.

A graduate of the esteemed University of Kansas School of Communications, Imre Perkowski launched her professional career as the Assistant to the Sports Marketing Director of the Kansas City Royals Radio Network. It was here that she combined her love of radio with sports.

Beginning in 2007, Imre Perkowski worked with iHeart Media as a Senior Account Executive, managing clients such as Anheuser Busch, the Baltimore Orioles, Schroeder Manatee Ranch and more. In 2011, she was recognized by Radio Ink Magazine as one of the top Account Executives in the country. In both 2011 and 2014, she was honored with the Salesperson of the Year Award at iHeart Media Sarasota.

Allison, her husband David and her son Rip live in Sarasota and are proud and active members of the community, working with non-profit organizations such as United Way, SunCoast Blood Bank, and the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund.

“Grapevine is more than a trusted name for effective multi-media solutions and outstanding creative services,” said Imre Perkowski “It is an aspiration, a steadfast promise we make to both our clients and ourselves on every project we touch and business we serve. Our clients deserve nothing less, and will continue to see the results they expect from the region’s top agency.”

Grapevine Communications provides full-service advertising, marketing and public relations services to clients nationwide. The firm is the most award-winning advertising agency in Sarasota, Florida, and the surrounding areas. For more information on Grapevine Communications, contact Shaunna Norris (SNorris@grapeinc.com) at 941-351-0024 or visit the website at www.grapeinc.com.

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