CONRIC pr + marketing works hand-in-hand with its clients to develop effective and creative solutions to their public relations, marketing and advertising needs. To support these efforts, CONRIC has added Kat Velez to its award-winning team as marketing account manager. Velez has a demonstrated history of effective public relations, marketing, and project management within the healthcare industry, as well as experience in print and television news and photography.
“Kat has a record of success coordinating marketing, media and public relations efforts that are delivered on time and exceed expectations,” said CONRIC pr + marketing president and chief marketing officer Connie Ramos-Williams. “Our clients will benefit from her knowledge, experience and commitment to achieving results.”
As marketing account manager, Velez will develop strategies that maintain the integrity of CONRIC clients’ unique brand identities. Her role includes project development and management, planning and implementation, creative thinking and problem solving for CONRIC and its clients in all areas of communication, marketing, public relations, advertising, and website development. In addition, Velez will contribute to writing and editing, photography, graphic design, web, and social media services.
“CONRIC is well-known for its personal approach to helping local businesses succeed and for the many ways they give back to our community,” said Velez. “I am grateful to be part of this amazing team and to help our clients achieve continued success and growth.”
Prior to joining CONRIC, Velez served as the marketing communications manager for LeeSar/CSF, overseeing multiple projects within 23 different departments and various levels of the organization, from interns to senior leadership. Velez has also served as an assignment editor at FOX 4 WFTX-TV, and as media relations specialist for Lee Health. Her writing and photography have been featured in the News-Press, Naples Daily News, Spotlight News Magazine, Healthcare Purchasing News, Gulfshore Life and other media outlets.
Velez earned a Bachelor of Arts in television from Columbia College Chicago, and a Master of Business Management focused on organizational leadership from Hodges University. She has been a member of the Southwest Florida chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association since 2011.
See the successful campaigns CONRIC creates every day for businesses and community organizations at conricpr.com. For more information or to schedule a consultation, call 239-690-9840.