Next-Mark Expands Team, Adds Strategic Communications Manager

Caroline Early Joins Agency with Extensive PR Background

SARASOTA, Fla. (September 3, 2014) – Next-Mark, a full-service marketing agency in Sarasota, today announced the appointment of Caroline Early as its strategic communications manager. At Next-Mark, Caroline’s primary focus is to manage public relations, oversee brand strategy and develop social media content for clients.

“Caroline comes to Next-Mark with an extensive background in strategic communications,” said Next-Mark president Joseph Grano. “As we continue to work with a variety of brands within our community and internationally, we’re pleased to add another level of public relations and marketing expertise to our team.”

Caroline previously served as the Public Relations Specialist for Voalte, a healthcare technology company headquartered in Sarasota. Originally hailing from the Midwest, Caroline received her master’s degree in public relations from Syracuse University before relocating to Florida to pursue a career in strategic communications.

“Next-Mark has achieved incredible success for its clients,” said Next-Mark strategic communications manager Caroline Early. “I’m excited to join such a collaborative and dynamic agency in our community.”

About Next-Mark

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 transformational marketing communications 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, technology, retail, real estate, environmental, marine products and tourism, among others. With clients from Alaska to The Netherlands, its roster includes industry leaders such as Westfield Malls, Ad-Vance Talent Solutions, DOCs of Sarasota, Nuance Communications, California Pizza Kitchens, LexisNexis, Ascom Wireless, The Rivolta Group, Elsevier Health Science and Nuance Communications, among many others.  For more information, visit their website at

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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.