Valerin’s Newest Team Member

Valerin welcomes Kenny Gil to our creative services team. As a talented multimedia specialist, Kenny brings both creative and technical expertise to support our clients’ marketing and communication needs. Kenny’s role will include developing and designing websites, developing mobile apps, video and audio production, and graphic design.  Kenny is based out of Valerin’s headquarters in Tampa. Welcome to the Valerin team, Kenny!

TBARTA Selects Valerin for General Services Contract

The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) Board recently approved the award of a General Services Consultant (GSC) contract to Valerin. The Valerin team is looking forward to providing marketing, outreach, advertising and public relations services under this three-year contract.

Valerin expands in Central Florida

Valerin is pleased to announce the addition of Elise Elsberry to our communications team. A former broadcast journalist and past public information director for the Florida Department of Transportation, Elise is a multi-faceted communications professional with over 20 years of experience. Her knowledge and ability to effectively connect with the public in a variety of roles will serve as a great enhancement to the Valerin team. Elise is based in the Tampa Bay area, where she will provide communications, outreach support and photography services on a variety of state, county, and municipal projects and initiatives. Welcome aboard, Elise!

Valerin Expands in South Florida

Valerin is pleased to announce the addition of Nanea Marcial to our communications team. Nanea is a versatile bilingual communications professional with over 17 years of experience in government affairs and public relations working in both the public and private sectors.  As the Chief of Staff to several members of the Florida Senate and Florida House of Representatives, Nanea oversaw legislative and budget programs at the state and local levels, handled bilingual media and press communications and consulted on policy and public relations strategy on statewide issues.  Recently, Nanea served as a Community Outreach Specialist for state and municipal infrastructure, transportation and planning projects.  In her new role at Valerin, Nanea will be based in south Florida and will provide public relations and governmental affairs support to client engagements throughout the state.  Welcome aboard Nanea!

Valerin expands Creative Services team

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 Group Seeking Communications Specialist

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.

Position Requirements:

  • 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 careers@valerin-group.com

Here We Grow Again!

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.

Exciting news about the I-75/University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI)!

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!

Jennifer Priem Joins Valerin

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.

Valerin Names New South Florida Regional Director

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.