Shauna Norris

Grapevine Communications Signs Gustafson + Associates, Mount Vernon Property Management & Quasar BioTech

Sarasota, Florida – March 10, 2011 – Grapevine Communications, Sarasota's leading full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency, is pleased to announce the addition of Gustafson + Associates, Mount Vernon Property Management, and Quasar BioTech to its growing list of clients. The new clients represent the healthcare, real estate, and cosmetics and personal care industries and serve consumers locally, nationwide, as well as internationally.

Gustafson + Associates, Inc. (G+A) is a growing healthcare consulting firm that provides innovative revenue cycle consulting and services to hospitals, physician groups, and healthcare providers. G+A selected Grapevine after performing an extensive due diligence of marketing and advertising agencies; seeking a firm that could truly provide the full spectrum of services, including public relations. Grapevine will work closely with the executive staff of G+A to redefine the company's marketing strategy, assist with conference planning, as well as coordinate all advertising and marketing collateral.

"Grapevine has an outstanding reputation, creative campaigns that demonstrate results, and most importantly to my organization; an unwavering commitment to the local community," stated Bobette Gustafson, president of Gustafson + Associates, Inc.

The professionals of Mount Vernon Property Management, Inc. have been serving the greater Sarasota area's residential investment property and rental needs since 1986. The group specializes in annual and seasonal rentals of single family homes, condominiums, and multi-unit properties. Mount Vernon has selected Grapevine to provide a broad range of services that include advertising, direct marketing, and re-branding the organization with a new logo and marketing collateral.

Quasar BioTech has redefined skincare and brought light therapy out of the spa and into the home by introducing new technology to the consumer marketplace. Quasar's popular photo rejuvenation light therapy device is available locally in stores, such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and is made in the U.S.A. Grapevine will revamp numerous domestic and foreign language Quasar websites, manage Internet promotions, and implement a marketing strategy for a new product line that includes product labeling and packaging, POS displays, and model/celebrity representation.

"We need an agency that is creative, fast executing, and knows how to reach the marketplace," reported Peter Nesbitt, president and CEO of Quasar BioTech. "Grapevine is that agency and we look forward to the long-term success our partnership will bring."

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 ( at 941-351-0024 or visit the website at