Colleen joined marlo marketing in 2019 as a Vice President for the hospitality team, bringing with her a strong mix of in-house and agency experience spanning nearly 15 years of public relations expertise in travel, hospitality, transportation and the arts.
At marlo, Colleen leads integrated media and influencer relations campaigns for the agency’s hospitality clients, with a special focus on travel & destination accounts. She manages and executes high-profile launches and momentum sustaining PR programs for iconic attractions and destinations, consistently delivering innovative awareness-, media-, and traffic driving programming support for prominent properties and locations.
Prior to joining marlo, Colleen worked as director of communications for Invaluable, the world’s leading online auction marketplace for fine art. She also previously managed public relations for Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network. Colleen began her career working for two independent travel and tourism-focused PR agencies in New York City, including MMGY Global (formerly MMG Mardiks) and M. Silver Associates, a division of Finn Partners. Additionally, she has led a number of hotel and destination accounts, including Aruba Tourism, the Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB, Regent Hotels & Resorts, The May Fair Hotel London, Radisson Blu Hotels and more.
Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, Colleen is a graduate of Villanova University with a degree in Communications and a minor in English.