The team at CIIC is comprised of PR pros that specialize in strategic and attention-getting public relations, marketing, social media and digital strategies that get our clients heard.
President & Chief Strategist
Carolyn’s more than 20 years of public relations and marketing experience forms the foundation of CIIC’s renowned and distinctive offering of services. Her intelligent, creative and energetic personality has made Carolyn a valued counsel to top executives at multi-national hotel brands, fine dining and restaurant chains, real estate developments and government tourism boards around the world.
Carolyn has piloted CIIC in numerous award-winning campaigns on behalf of the company’s diverse clientele. Prior to founding CIIC, Carolyn worked for several large public relations firms from which she gleaned experiences that honed her dedication to offer clients principal-led and personalized service. Today, CIIC is the culmination of Carolyn’s vision, setting a new standard for lifestyle public relations.
Executive Vice President and Media Strategist
Patricia brings an impressive background within the hospitality industry to her more than 15 years of public relations and marketing practices. Her professional experience includes destination tourism, hotel repositioning, resort/destination spa marketing and spa/beauty product launches. With an education in fine arts, Patricia brings a special brand of creative flair and innovative thinking to strategic planning for CIIC clientele.
Returning to CIIC from an interim stint with Newlink Communications, Amy heads up CIIC’s Miami office. Her extensive client experience includes Nikki Beach Worldwide, where she led efforts to solidify the brand’s presence in eight countries; and Marriott International Inc., where she supported nine brands and more than 79 properties in LATAM. A social media guru at heart, Amy additionally managed all social communication for the Ministryof Tourism of the Dominican Republic (MTUR) in Portuguese and Spanish. She’s also worked with Guatemala’s Tourism Institute, ProChile, Grand Lucayan in Grand Bahama Island and the destination of Acapulco. Amy is fluent in Spanish and has working knowledge of Portuguese.
Account Director (New York)
Paola is a bilingual public relations specialist with strong background in travel, lifestyle and consumer accounts. Previous experience includes consumer brands such as Turbo Tax, La Lechera, Wonderful Pistachios, Bugaboo, Dunkin Donuts, Tequila Herradura, siggi’s and more. Paola has a strong focus in Influencer Marketing and holds strong relationships with Hispanic, wellness and lifestyle content creators. She's also lead the Ecuador Ministry of Tourism account, the Los Cabos Tourism Board account and destination marketing for Acapulco. Currently, Paola is the account director for Aliz Hotel Times Square, Rooftop Exchange Place, Beekman 1802 and Mexico Grand Hotels, a collection of resorts in Los Cabos.