The new additions at Schwartz Media Strategies coincide with a period of steady growth for the Miami-based firm. New clients include Walmart, Jones Lang LaSalle, the InterContinental Miami, Espacio USA, Miami Science Museum, and Pinnacle Housing Group. The company was recently recognized as one of the largest public relations agencies in South Florida by the South Florida Business Journal as determined by annual revenues. The Daily Business Review named it one of the region's top three public relations firms in its inaugural "Best of" feature.
“Our continued growth in key practice areas has been driven by our focus on adding the right people to our team,” said Schwartz Media Strategies Vice President Aaron Gordon. “The additions of Yanet and Julia are consistent with this approach. Yanet’s decade of experience with some of the largest companies and organizations in Florida, coupled with Julia’s media relations and strategic marketing skills, will enable us to maintain our current growth while delivering the high caliber of service our clients have come to expect.”
In her new role as Vice President, Yanet Obarrio Sanchez leads public relations and marketing campaigns for the firm’s real estate, hospitality and consumer clients. With a decade of in-house and agency public relations experience, she brings a strong communications background in the nonprofit, banking, energy, real estate, business-to-
Obarrio Sanchez graduated from Florida International University with a bachelor’s in journalism and mass communications. She is a member of the United Way Young Leaders and Women’s Leadership groups.
As Account Executive, Julia Bennett supports clients account management, proactive media outreach, social media campaigns, and community relations and marketing strategies within the firm’s hospitality, consumer and nonprofit practices. She previously held internships at Treskoi Public Relations, The Children’s Home Society of Florida and Principle Creative, Inc.
Bennett earned her master’s degree in communications from Florida International University and her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Florida. She is a member and volunteer at several animal rescue organizations including Paws4You rescue and Pure Thoughts Horse Rescue.