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Our Team at Priority Marketing

Priority Marketing's Talented Tribe

Priority Marketing is home to a fun-loving team of problem-solvers who are ready to tackle any challenge on behalf of our clients. Our motto, Will Work for Solutions, perfectly expresses the company’s culture and the innovative mindset of our tribe. Fueled by creativity, we relentlessly pursue our clients’ goals, embracing every opportunity that arises to achieve positive outcomes in our community. The combination of our experiences, backgrounds, training and talents add power and impact as Priority Marketing achieves outstanding results for our valued clients.

Teri Hansen, APR
Founder, President
& Chief Creative Officer
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Leadership Team

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Holly Boldrin, APR, CPRC

Senior Director of Public Relations

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Melissa Mitchell, MBA, APR, CPRC

Senior Director of Marketing & Business Development

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Katie Damminger

Senior Director of Client Services

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Olivia Orth

Senior Creative Director

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Rachel Toomey, MA, APR

Senior Media Director

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Christi Finger

Senior Art Director

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Manny Gonzalez

Senior Director of Web Services

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Lora Lynn Chuffo

Senior Director of Finance & Administration

Client Services & Events

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Nicki McTeague

Director, Client Services

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Alyssa Gonzalez 

Assistant Director, Client Services

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Megan Garner

Assistant Director, Client Services

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Julia Babair

Assistant Director, Client Services

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Alison Calder

Manager, Client Services

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Elise Rose  

Manager, Client Services

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Mike Pruchnik

Manager, Client Services

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Nathan Côté

Project Manager, Client Services

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Chase Mudd

Project Manager, Client Services

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Debra Capps

Special Event Manager

Public Relations

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Emily Golden

Assistant Director of Public Relations

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Dave Breitenstein

Senior Media Relations Manager

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Kathy Becker

Senior Content Manager

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Noelani Fender

Media Relations Manager 

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Josh Milton

Public Relations Manager

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Alan Zagier

Senior Public Relations Strategist

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Kylie Burch

Public Relations Coordinator

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Jada Bigord

Public Relations Coordinator

Social Media Marketing

Web Solutions, Email & Digital Marketing

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Xavier Carbajal

Senior Web Developer

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Tyler Antoni

Web Developer

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Ryan Davis

Digital Marketing Manager

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Ryan Soper

SEO Strategist

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Allie Lopez

Digital Marketing Manager

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Brittney Metzger

Digital Marketing Manager

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Logan Nolte

Digital Engagement Specialist

Creative Services

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Ashley Wilson

Senior Copywriter

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Sarah Nadal

Senior Copywriter

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Jonathan Price

Video Department Manager

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Marcus Finger

Videographer

Art

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Kate Kintz

Art Director

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Liz Hamm

Senior Graphic Designer

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Shawn Murray

Senior Graphic Designer

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Lisa Harrington

Senior Graphic Designer

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Sorena Vargas

Junior Design Manager & ADA Coordinator

Media & Production

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Ava Bickel

Production Manager

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Marggie Kelner

Production Manager

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Leigh Marlow

Media Buyer

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Brenda Bitzer

Senior Media Coordinator

Administration

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Kathy Graff

Office Manager

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Dana Vargas

Accounts Receivable Specialist

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Melissa Ward

Executive Assistant

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Laura Hildebrand

Receptionist

Teri Hansen, APR
President & Chief Creative Officer

President and chief creative officer Teri Hansen founded Priority Marketing in 1992, an entrepreneurial dream that began at a dining room table and flourished into the region’s largest, full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital marketing firm celebrating 30 years in business.

Teri is Accredited in Public Relations and has an extensive nearly 40-year career in the marketing and communications field, specializing in business strategy, creative branding and positioning, media relations, crisis communications and general marketing consultation. She is one of the founding members of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA), a member of FPRA’s State Counselor’s Network, and was involved in the reactivation of the American Advertising Federation’s Southwest Florida chapter, also serving the board of directors as a member at large. She is a founding member and current member of the board for Lee BIA Builders Care, and currently serves on the boards for SalusCare and Earn to Learn FL and the Community Advisory Board for Better Together. She is also a founding member, past-president and former chairman of the board for the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation, a charter member of the Tiger Bay Club and recently completed an eight-year term serving on the board for Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties.

The Fort Myers native’s marketing career has earned a reputation for exceptional integrity, leadership and spirit. In all, Teri has been honored with hundreds of local, state, national and international awards. Most recently, Teri was recognized by the Florida Small Business Development Center as 2022 Small Business Advocate, by Gulfshore Business to its inaugural list of remarkable Women in Business in 2022, by the American Advertising Federation as a Silver Medal recipient in 2022, by PRNEWS as one of the nation’s 2020 Top Women in PR and by University of South Florida’s 2020 and 2021 Fast 56 as one of the top 56 fastest growing U.S. alumni-owned businesses in the world. She was also named a finalist in 2019 and 2020 for Florida Small Business Development Center’s Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year, and earned Uncommon Friends Foundation’s 2019 Business Ethics Award for ethical leadership, Women in Business’ 2018 Apex Award through the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and the recipient of FPRA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.

Teri is passionate about serving her clients, and her business philosophy is based on a genuine interest in their success. This, in part, has led to her firm being named Best Charity Support Team and Business Partner of the Year by The Community Foundation, a PRNews’ 2020 Agency Elite Top 100 Companies in America and a 2020 GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch honoree. Her team has earned hundreds of local, national and international industry awards for marketing, public relations and advertising campaigns. Recently, this included the Florida Public Relations Association’s top three honors during its 2021 Golden Image Awards competition, becoming the first firm in the awards program’s 64-year history to sweep the highest honors.

Teri has led Priority Marketing in providing quality professional public relations and marketing services to philanthropic organizations within the community. Over the past 30 years, Priority Marketing has donated more than $4 million in pro-bono or discounted services to nonprofit and community organizations to help support their mission and fundraising.