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CoreMessage Promotes Key Staff Member: Carrie Patrick as Director of Advocacy

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – CoreMessage Inc., a leading Florida public relations and grassroots advocacy firm, today announced the promotion of a key staff member, Carrie Patrick, from Account Manager to Director of Advocacy.

In her new role, Carrie will be responsible for further enhancing grassroots advocacy and coalition building services for clients and help expand the firm’s issue advocacy capabilities. In addition, Carrie will continue to contribute to public relations campaigns and managing accounts at CoreMessage.

“Carrie has been a great asset to the team and I look forward to her continued success in her new role,” said CoreMessage President and Founder Cory Tilley. “With relationships across the state, Carrie excels at connecting issues with advocates. Her ability to demonstrate the impact of public policy on real Floridians is incredibly advantageous to our clients.”

Carrie has more than 14 years of experience in the communications, policy, legislative, state government and private industry arenas. Before joining the CoreMesssage team, Carrie was a lobbyist with a private-sector public affairs firm and was the Director of Legislative Affairs for the Florida Lottery. Previously, Carrie served as grassroots coordinator for Keystone Automotive and worked for Governor Jeb Bush and Governor Charlie Crist promoting their legislative agenda. Additionally, she worked for President George Bush’s and Governor Jeb Bush’s re-election campaigns.

Carrie has a Masters of Applied American Politics and Policy and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Florida State University.

Founded in 2001, CoreMessage, Inc., is a full service public relations and grassroots advocacy firm representing a diverse group of businesses and organizations throughout Florida and the nation. Visit for the latest client and industry news or follow us on Twitter.


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