For Immediate Release

SARASOTA, FL (May 1, 2012) – Bonnie Merrill Limbach, Director of Communications Strategy at Next-Mark, LLC, a Sarasota marketing, communication and business strategy firm, will deliver the key note speech at the upcoming Central West Coast Florida Public Relations Association’s Content and Language: A Hopeful Look at the Future of Good Writing luncheon.

Ms. Limbach began her career as a journalist for the St. Petersburg Times, before moving on to be editor-in-chief of a trade publishing company. Moving from Clearwater to Washington, DC, she served as director of communications and public affairs for a Member of Congress and a Cabinet-level agency in two Presidential administrations. More recently, she was senior vice president of communications and government affairs for a major Washington, DC-based trade association and senior counselor, public affairs, for a Syracuse, NY-based advertising and public relations agency. A graduate of the University of South Florida with a B.A. in Mass Communications, she currently serves as the Director of Communication Strategy for Next-Mark in Sarasota.

The luncheon which will be held at the Meadows Country Club at 11:30 a.m. on June 26, will focus on language in the digital age, and Limbach will be offering personal insights from her varied experiences in persuasive writing.  If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP by Friday June 22, at


The Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association is a network of PR professionals, who are an active part of the oldest statewide public relations organization in the country. CWC/FPRA represents one of the largest and fastest growing chapters composed of a very innovative, passionate and ardent group of PR professionals and associates.

About Next-Mark, LLC

Next-Mark was founded in 2005 to help client organizations reach their full potential through marketing success. Breaking away from the constraints of traditional marketing service organizations, the Next-Mark team takes an intuitive marketing approach, integrating our experience, analytics and innovation in developing strategic marketing solutions to meet clients’ individual needs. Next-Mark focuses on internationally and nationally recognized brands along with growing companies across a broad spectrum of categories, including healthcare, real estate, publishing, technology, retail, environmental, marine products and hospitality, among others. With clients from Alaska to The Netherlands, its roster includes industry leaders such as LexisNexis, Elsevier Health Sciences and Indyme Solutions, among many others.

Joseph S. Grano, Jr., has a record of success providing vision and strategic direction to organizations experiencing rapid growth and change. He is one of those rare individuals who have made a successful transition from corporate leader to entrepreneur and owner of his own growing company.