Recognized in recent years as one of the fastest-growing full-service marketing and public relations firms in the nation, Hudson Valley-based Focus Media is an established leader in its field. With a hearty client roster and several awards under its belt, Focus Media has more than 20 employees and works with small, medium and large-sized businesses, as well as national companies.
“I am thrilled to be part of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum and to work with such a strong and diverse board of directors,” said Kelly. “The organization’s mission of developing responsible caretakers of the natural world through its special focus on environmental education is one that I firmly believe in and support. I look forward to leveraging my professional expertise for the benefit of the museum and to achieving new milestones in conjunction with the board.”
Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts from St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, N.Y., and went on to work for Madden Communications & Marketing, Rockland County’s largest public relations firm. She joined Focus Media in 2010 as an account executive, and due to her outstanding service, was promoted to the role of Key Account Director in 2011. Kelly also serves on the American Cancer Society’s regional board, and has served on committees for several community organizations, including Elant and the Orange County Rural Development Advisory Corporation.
“Focus Media is proud to have Lisa as a board member of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum,” said Josh Sommers, President and CEO of Focus Media. “It’s a wonderful organization that cultivates young minds and fosters responsibility. We maintain a strong dedication to the local community and encourage all of our staff members to give back.”
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, which opened in 1959, offers a wide range of exhibits and educational opportunities. The organization aims to help community members, especially young people, become responsible caretakers of the natural world. The museum features living collections, natural habitats and trails, as well as numerous programs for people of all ages. To learn more about Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, visit www.hhnaturemuseum.org.
About Focus Media
Focus Media, Inc. is an award-winning, full-service public relations and marketing firm specializing in market research, branding, design, collateral development, TV and radio production, media planning and placement. Since launching the company in 2002, President and CEO Josh Sommers has assembled a highly talented team of marketing experts, public relations strategists and acclaimed graphic designers that have made Focus Media a preeminent advertising agency known for its creativity, innovation and cutting edge marketing strategies. For more information, visit www.advertisingandpr.com.