(formerly Laurie Sillay Lahr) is respected for her professionalism and strategic approach. She is known for unique artistic expression and creativity in the development of innovative and cost-effective communication programs that consistently deliver compelling messages and measurable results.
Laurie began planning her career early in her childhood as she watched the 1960s sitcom, Bewitched. Her favorite episodes were those when Darrin Stevens, Samantha’s husband, created and pitched ad campaigns to clients. She was inspired by the notion that she could have a career like Darrin’s, using her creativity and combining words and pictures to deliver messages.
She majored in advertising design at Florida State University and graduated from Portfolio Center before beginning her career, as an Advertising Art Director. As her career progressed, Laurie became interested in broader communication techniques including public relations. She moved from working for Ad Agencies to corporate Marketing Communications and PR roles. She eagerly incorporated web and internet communications into her campaigns and she continually seeks new ways to develop and improve communication and relationships with prospects, customers, investors and employees.
Laurie produces strategic communications programs and materials, which incorporate engaging copy and strong visuals. She focuses on reliable delivery of clear, credible and consistent messages that are interesting and relevant to their intended audience.
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