Caroline graduated with honors from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor’s degree in communication and public relations, and a minor in marketing. During her senior year at FGCU, she interned with the City of Fort Myers in the public information office, and after graduation began working full time for the city as a communication specialist. A member of the Florida Municipal Communicators Association, her background includes public interest engagement, crisis communication and management, social media content creation, and event planning. Caroline assists the GSMA team and the firm’s clients to develop and execute public relations campaigns, create and monitor social media content, produce marketing materials, and coordinate special events.

Describe yourself in one word: Adventurous. I’ve gone swimming with sharks, jumped off waterfalls, backpacked through Europe … you name it, I’ve done it. I love to live audaciously!

Paper or plastic? Paper – or better yet, reusable! I adore the ocean and the outdoors, so I try my best to make choices that will keep the Earth beautiful for all future generations. You’ll always find me with my cloth grocery bags, metal straws and reusable water bottles. I am a huge advocate for sustainability and I think that even the smallest environmentally-focused actions can literally change the world.

Fun fact: I love to cook. My grandmother came from Mexico and she taught me that food is a love language. So much time and energy go into creating traditional Mexican dishes and most of them are made with your bare hands, which is so personal. In addition to family recipes, I enjoy making all kinds of different cuisine.