Member News – October 2011

Nancy DeVault’s last day as Director of Communications at the American Heart Association will be October 28th. She will continue to serve as a writer and photojournalist for Orlando Family Magazine and pursue additional freelance opportunities; additionally she will also take on a Media Specialist role at UCP in November. Nancy’s email is now writerdevault@gmail.com.

Jay Davis (davisj@seminolestate.edu) is now Director of Communications and Media Relations for Seminole State College of Florida. Jay now is responsible for all College communications, including the content and design for the website. He joined Seminole State in 2007.

Monique Yeager, former spokeswoman for Maitland-based Sonny’s Franchise Co., has joined the Orlando office of Tony Roma’s as marketing director.

 

Brittany Englert has joined Curley & Pynn as a communications specialist. She offers clients experience in research, media relations, marketing coordination, social media and external communications.

Prior to joining Curley & Pynn, Englert was a marketing assistant at Florida Dairy Farmers (FDF). During her time at FDF she developed marketing collateral, coordinated events, partnered with the United Sates Dairy Export Council multicultural communications department and worked with the NFL and FDA on the Fuel Up to Play 60 program to educate schools and students about the benefits of incorporating dairy into their diets. Following her work with the Dairy Farmers, Englert went on to become a public relations representative for the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex where she worked heavily with the media, served as a community relations liaison to nonprofit organizations and developed her social media skills.

Englert graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in advertising and public relations and a minor in marketing. While completing her degree, Englert was a marketing and communication intern at Heart of Florida United Way.

About Curley & Pynn
Founded in 1984, Curley & Pynn provides counsel and advice and total program management to Florida professionals and corporate clients who recognize that in today’s business environment it is essential to communicate with all who have an interest in their success. Curley & Pynn is the Central and North Florida affiliate of MSLGROUP Americas, one of the world’s largest public relations firms. For more information, visit http://www.TheStrategicFirm.com.

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