MEDIA CONTACT
Shauna Norris
941-351-0024

Grapevine Communications announces the hiring of Tricia Lewis as Media and Public Relations Manager for the Sarasota agency.

In her new role, Lewis is responsible for facilitating Grapevine Communications' Public and Media Relations programs as well as the development of creative copy for marketing materials. Lewis is a seasoned marketing and communications professional with over 20 years experience in the financial services industry, including 15 years with SunTrust Bank. There she served as SunTrust/Southwest Florida's Sales and Marketing Manager, covering a five-county area from Manatee to Collier County.

Lewis currently serves on Sarasota County's Economic Development Corporation Marketing and Communications Committee, and is Vice-President of Media for the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

"We are very pleased that Tricia is joining our talented Grapevine team," says Angela Massaro-Fain, President and Founder of Grapevine Communications. "We look forward to utilizing her unique creativity, marketing experience, and established relationships in the business community, all of which will help our clients achieve their business objectives and increase their visibility through public and media relations outreach."

Grapevine Communications is Sarasota's leading full-service marketing, advertising and public relations agency and has recently been recognized on both a local and regional basis. For the 2nd year in a row, Grapevine was named to the Gulf Coast Business Review's "Top 500 Companies on the Gulf Coast of Florida", and, earlier this year, Grapevine was a finalist for the "Small Business of the Year" awards from both the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and the Manatee Chamber of Commerce.

For more information about Grapevine Communications, please contact Grapevine Communications.

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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