Valerin is pleased to announce the addition of Alli Biggs to our creative services team. Alli is a skilled, multi-faceted designer who excels at creating eye catching graphics and websites that appeal to a wide variety of audiences. With a background in digital design, studio art and traditional printmaking, she brings an artist’s eye for detail and a passion for design to every client project. Alli will provide graphic design, website and creative communications support to Valerin clients throughout the state. Welcome aboard Alli!
Valerin is currently accepting resumes for the following positions:
Community Outreach Specialist
South Florida | Broward County
The Community Outreach Specialist will provide public information, community outreach and event coordination support for our state agency clients. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in a communications role working with government agencies. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefit package.
- Bachelor’s Degree (Communications, Public Relations or Marketing preferred) OR 3+ years of equivalent experience. FDOT experience preferred.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Excel)
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities
- Collaborative, team player attitude
- Strong attention to detail
Please forward resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Valerin is excited to announce the addition of Michelle Greene as our Director of Communications. Michelle is an accomplished senior transportation planner and communications professional with more than 18 years of experience in community engagement, public affairs and government relations. She has supported state and local governments in the development and implementation of marketing, communications, public involvement and community outreach plans. During her career, Michelle has worked for several agencies including FDOT District Seven serving as a Government Liaison, Public Involvement Coordinator and Bike/Ped Coordinator and as the Director of Planning for TBARTA.
Valerin led the extensive community outreach efforts for FDOT’s DDI project in Sarasota/Manatee – the first DDI constructed in the state of Florida and the largest in the nation. Read about how the DDI is benefiting the area HERE!
Valerin is pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer Priem to our team! Jennifer brings over 25 years of experience in marketing, customer/client relations, human resources/employee management and training, and business development. Her diverse background – ranging from being in hospitality to working over 8 years in the transportation industry – along with her determination, strong attention to detail, and sincere commitment to serving our clients, makes her a valued member of Valerin’s outreach team.
Cynthia McGrail has been promoted to South Florida Regional Director. Cynthia has over 25 years of experience specializing in public communications strategies, marketing and business development. She will be leading Valerin’s operations in south Florida while continuing to support company-wide marketing and public relations services.
Valerin’s own Angel Gardner, who serves as community outreach specialist for the FDOT’s Southern Boulevard Bridges replacement project, was recently awarded a Certificate of Recognition by the United States Secret Service for providing outstanding communication in coordination of presidential visits to the area. Congratulations, Angel!
Valerin welcomes Tiffani Wilshire to the team! Tiffani is a passionate communications professional with both public and private sector experience. She is recognized for her ability to successfully promote client project goals and objectives, increasing public awareness through skillful communication, partnerships and connections. Tiffani’s public information, community outreach, and social media strategy experience spans over ten years, equipping her with a foundation for excellence. Her positive attitude, resourcefulness, initiative, and knack for creative collaboration make her a valuable tool for our team and our clients! Tiffani will serve Valerin as a community outreach specialist, primarily focusing on projects and initiatives in the Tampa Bay area, as well as Manatee and Sarasota counties.
We are pleased to announce the addition of Cynthia McGrail to the Valerin team! Cynthia brings over 20 years of experience and leadership in the marketing and communications arena, having worked in both the public and private sectors. She has a solid track record of creating strategic marketing, communications, and outreach plans that drive maximum effectiveness and promote public engagement. Her expertise in the development and implementation of comprehensive, integrated marketing plans, which includes paid traditional and digital media, event sponsorship, public relations, and strategic partnerships, makes her a perfect fit.
Cynthia will serve as public relations, communications and marketing specialist for Valerin as we move full steam ahead!
Valerin is excited to announce the latest addition to our team – Angel Streeter Gardner. Angel has served as a community outreach specialist on major construction projects and is an established communications professional with extensive knowledge and understanding of community outreach and public involvement. Throughout her career, she has developed and implemented community awareness plans, provided key support at public information meetings, and has served on public involvement teams throughout FDOT District Four. Having spent nearly a decade covering transportation in the South Florida region as a Palm Beach County transportation reporter for the Sun Sentinel, she is equipped with a firm understanding of transportation project development, planning, and implementation. Her experience working with numerous public-sector entities, to include municipalities, county governments, and regional planning organizations, has afforded her substantial experience in dealing with the public, special interest groups, civic organizations, and elected officials. Angel’s focus with Valerin will center around providing community outreach and business development in the Palm Beach/South Florida area and we are excited to welcome her aboard!