We are happy to announce the hire of Kelly Christiansen, Marketing and Accounts Development Director to SRQ Media Group. “I am delighted to join SRQ Media Group in this dynamic role where I will have the opportunity to implement marketing and event promotions platforms to make a positive impact in this community. That’s what our mission – ‘to engage residents, visitors, arts enthusiasts, and luxury connoisseurs in active, vibrant living on the Creative Coast’ – is all about.”
Kelly graduated with honors from DePaul University where she received a degree in Communications and Spanish. Kelly’s unique hybrid professional experience includes 4 years in hospitality at Chicago’s Drake Hotel followed by 7 years in marketing with Chicago-based agencies CAHG -a subsidiary of Omnicom, Havas, and Laughlin Constable. Since moving to SRQ in May, Kelly joined the Young Professionals Group (YPG), The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, and she is about to embark on her term as Public Service Chair with the AdFed Suncoast. She has hit the ground running figuratively and literally – in May she ran on Saks Superstars team in Make-A-Wish’s Glow Run at Nathan Benderson Park and looks forward to upcoming races as a new member of the Manasota Track Club. Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, Kelly is the third generation in her family to relocate to Sarasota.