Member PRofile: Caroline Tanner

October 11, 2017

Caroline Tanner
Senior Director of Events and Communications
Easterseals Florida

Give a brief explanation of your job. 

Easterseals is a non-profit serving children and adults with disabilities in 40 of the 67 counties in Florida. Services provided include inclusive child development centers, vocational training, adult day training, military respite care, a recreational camp for all abilities and education opportunities for young adults. In my role, I am responsible for statewide PR and marketing for all our programs as well as leading a team of event managers in planning fundraising events in Tampa, Orlando, West Palm Beach and Naples.

How long have you been a part of FPRA? Why did you join?  #myFPRA

I have been in FPRA for 10 years, eight years as a member of the Central West Coast Chapter and now into my second year as a member of the Orlando chapter. I joined FPRA because I knew nothing about marketing and PR as I had studied sociology and wanted to learn all I could to grow in the profession.

What was your favorite FPRA event?

Conference, Image Awards and the scholarship fundraiser

Tell us about an exciting achievement.

I have always loved being an FPRA member so one of my biggest accomplishments was serving as Chapter President of the Central West Coast Chapter of FPRA.

What was your first job?

My first job in PR was for Easterseals Southwest Florida, in Sarasota, as the Community Relations Director.

Tell us something people may not know about you.

I have lived in six countries and five states.

Contact information: CTanner@fl.easterseals.com

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