Communications Firm Hires COO to Manage Marketing & Public Relations Needs in Education Market

Central FL resident is hired as new Chief Operating Officer for niche communications firm catering to the public school educational market as well as non-profits and organizations that help children achieve success.

Sarasota, FL, August 24, 2012 --( Voss & Associates – a communications firm with its heart in education – recently hired Ryan Pogue of Lakeland, FL, as Chief Operating Officer. Ryan brings over 18 years of agency-style communications experience to the firm, along with many years of personnel and business management, marketing strategy and tactical thinking that will enable Voss & Associates to expand its services in the educational market.

“Ryan’s ability to bring communication strategies from the commercial sector to education will be a great benefit to school districts,” said David R. Voss, President of the firm. “He brings understanding of traditional and newer, non-traditional mediums to enhance our service offerings.”

Along with day-to-day operations and account management, Ryan will also be responsible for expanding the Be There campaign to a national presence. Be There is a multimedia campaign designed to inspire families to become more involved in their children's education. “With five years of experience mostly in Southeastern states, we are now prepared to spread our message to families across the country,” said Voss, creator of the campaign. “We know that more parent involvement results in higher student achievement, so Ryan’s contribution will enable us to help more students.”

Voss & Associates is a full-service marketing and public relations firm representing school districts and companies that do business in education.

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