The Valerin Group, Inc. (Valerin) has achieved another exciting milestone by obtaining its CBE certification with Broward County. With this certification process, Broward County’s Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD) promotes participation of small businesses who are prime contractors and/or subcontractors on County projects. Obtaining this certification allows Valerin to help clients and partners with public engagement and marketing needs while also helping them achieve the Broward County 30 percent small business participation goal on Transportation Surtax projects.
Valerin is an independent, full-service communications firm offering a complete suite of communications, marketing and creative services including public involvement, community engagement, social media management, graphic and website design, digital design, marketing, bilingual translations, visualizations, multimedia and aerial drone video services. In business since 2006, our staff has over 400 years of combined relevant experience and has worked on more than 600 projects for public sector clients including municipalities, counties, and state agencies. Valerin’s dedication and commitment to service excellence has resulted in long-term client relationships, as well as projects receiving the Florida Transportation Builders’ Association (FTBA) Award for Outstanding Community Awareness and ACEC, AASHTO and DBIA recognition.
The Valerin Broward County office is located at 2945 W Cypress Creek Road, Suite 104, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. For more information on our services or to schedule a virtual capabilities presentation, please contact Cynthia McGrail, South Florida Regional Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valerin welcomes Christine Girardin to the Valerin team. Christine is a seasoned communications professional with over 24 years of experience including copy and creative content development, public involvement, community outreach, journalism and graphic design. During her career, she has served as a public information coordinator for Florida’s largest water management agency and for major toll road construction projects throughout Florida. Christine also has extensive writing and research experience gained during her time as an award-winning journalist. Christine graduated from Augusta State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and also has an Associate of Science degree in graphic design and Associate of Arts degree in Communication.
David joins Valerin bringing three years of marketing experience in the AEC industry. His expertise includes proposal coordination, graphic design, social media management, event planning, copywriting and bilingual translations. He is a graduate of Aurora University, where he was a distance runner on the track and cross country team, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.
Valerin is proud to announce the addition of Carlos Garcia. Carlos’ professional experience includes providing public relations, community outreach, Spanish translations and project management support for transportation and public infrastructure projects in south Florida. Most recently, he worked as a consultant for the Florida Power and Light Storm-Secure Underground Pilot Program providing communications and outreach, data management and planning support for construction projects. During his career, Carlos has also served as a community outreach specialist providing public involvement support for planning and design projects for FDOT Districts Four and Six. Carlos is a graduate of Miami-Dade College and obtained his master’s in management from St. Thomas University.
Valerin is proud to announce the addition of Sean McCarty to the team. Sean joins Valerin after spending almost a decade in the hospitality industry where he held multiple management positions with a focus on customer service. His attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively with customers and clients will be invaluable in his role of community outreach specialist. Sean is a graduate of the University of Florida where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.