According to Executive Director and owner, Merritt Hamilton Allen, the Tampa Bay native and U.S. Naval Reservist brings considerable public relations and broadcasting experience to her service-disabled veteran-owned small business to help support her major government and military clients.
“I couldn’t be happier that Jennifer chose Vox Optima as the next step in her public relations career,” said Allen. “As a company made up by veterans and looking to employ veterans, we quickly recognized that her Navy public relations background and experience with government, commercial and non-profit organizations and clients would expand Vox Optima’s expertise and quality of service to our clients.”
Harman adds 10 years of Navy experience and training in strategic communications, crisis communication and newswriting to the company’s skill sets. She also has 13 years of civilian experience in print and broadcast product promotional campaigns, digital photography;
When not supporting Vox Optima clients, Harman volunteers on the Board of Directors for the national non-profit American Public Safety Football League as the public information officer and marketing director for the Tampa Bay Sentinels and Tampa Bay Public Safety Charity. Harman also serves as a wine advisor for Wines For Humanity, a non-profit working to raise money to prevent homelessness.
“It was truly an honor to be invited to join the Vox team,” said Harman. “Everyone has something to bring to the table, whether they're tech-savvy, a creative type, or just blessed with the gift of gab, when our team of like-minded talents collaborates, I've quickly learned there's nothing we can't do.”
Harman holds a bachelor’s from St. Leo University in marketing and business administration as well as an associate degree from Hillsborough Community College in radio and television broadcasting. As the newest member of the Vox Optima team, Harman will be supporting D.C.-based clients with public relations management and organization as well as media relations and internal communications strategy.
Headquartered in Albuquerque, N.M., Vox Optima is a service disabled veteran- and woman-owned small business with employees in every U.S. time zone. Vox Optima emphasizes improved organizational results through clear, outcome-based communication strategy and tactics.
For more information, please contact:
Name: Merritt Hamilton Allen
Title: Executive Director
Tel: (866) 499-2947
Fax: (703) 637-1114