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Impact PR & Communications Grows Agency with Two New Hires; Expands Its Footprint in New Jersey and Florida

by | Oct 14, 2021

Impact PR & Communications, Ltd., an award-winning public relations and marketing firm, based in the Hudson Valley, announced the appointment of Alli Long as account executive and Kira Leasure as senior account executive. Both Long and Leasure will support on several of the agency’s financial, construction and development, hospitality and tourism and lifestyle accounts.

Alli Long

Alli Long

Long rejoins the team after serving as an intern for nearly two years during her time as a student at Marist College. With experience in healthcare communications, having interned at both Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on global communications teams, Long also holds a Master of Arts in English & Writing from Monmouth University. In her role at Impact PR & Communications, she will be responsible for crafting compelling client stories and meaningful written communications, as well as assist clients find their brand voice.

“Alli’s passion for storytelling and commitment to collaboration make her the perfect addition to the Impact team,” said Filomena Fanelli, CEO and founder of Impact PR & Communications. “Alli joins us with a keen sense for what makes a great story, as well as writing and editing prowess. We are confident that she fits in perfectly with the firm’s dedication to serving clients and the region in the best possible ways.”

Kira Leasure

Kira Leasure

Formerly, Leasure worked for BowStern Marketing Communications in Tallahassee, Florida where she quickly moved up the ranks from a junior communications strategist to communications strategist during her three-year tenure with the company. Prior to this, she graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. As a new member of the Impact team, Leasure will bring her marketing background into the fold to develop and support client strategies.

“Kira brings not only an outgoing personality and passion for connection, but also an expertise that touches all corners of the communications industry, to the agency,” Fanelli said. “We’re excited to see her writing skills in action and how she will help continue shining a spotlight on our clients.”

Born in the Hudson Valley, the addition of Long and Leasure to the team expands the agency’s footprint in New Jersey and Florida. For more information, visit www.prwithimpact.com.


About Impact PR & Communications, Ltd.

Impact PR & Communications, Ltd. is an award-winning, strategic public relations and marketing firm based in New York’s Hudson Valley region, with a footprint throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Florida. Founded in 2014, the company offers media relations, content development and messaging, cause-related marketing, event management, social media support and speaker’s bureau services to a variety of clients in the Hudson Valley and throughout the New York metropolitan area. For more information on Impact, visit www.prwithimpact.com, call (845) 462-4979 or follow the firm on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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