Cara Marino Gentile Promoted to Executive Vice President
NEW YORK– July 30, 2018 – Marino – a New York City-based strategic communications firm – today announced that Cara Marino Gentile has been promoted to Executive Vice President.
Gentile, who joined the firm in 2001 and most recently served as a Senior Vice President, has overseen many of Marino’s long-term legacy clients including JFK’s Terminal 4, Con Edison Solutions, and Silvercup Studios. Additionally, she continues to offer her expertise on the agency’s key real estate accounts and – most recently – played a significant role in adding new real estate clients to its growing roster.
“It is no surprise that some of Marino’s longest standing clients are under Cara’s leadership,” said John F. Marino, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director. “In addition to managing and guiding a growing team of publicists, Cara understands the importance of building strong client relationships. She has consistently demonstrated a dedication to helping her clients and our team succeed, which has enabled our real estate practice in particular to operate at the highest level. Cara is a go-to resource at the agency and I know she will continue to help Marino reach for new heights in her new position.”
Gentile was recently named one of Bisnow’s 2018 New York Power Women, which honors leaders in the commercial real estate industry.
In her new position, she will further expand her management work for the agency’s real estate and energy practices, while taking on a larger role on the operational side of the business, focusing on staff enrichment and human resources.
Gentile, lives in Larchmont, New York, with her three children.
Founded in 1993, Marino has successfully represented a wide array of clients such as McDonald’s, Walmart, The Home Depot, Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation, Crain’s New York Business and the iconic One World Trade Center as well as a host of some of New York City’s most widely respected real estate companies, trade associations and not-for-profits.
In 2017, the agency was named one of nation’s top PR firms by The Observer.
Marino is a full-service strategic communications firm that serves a broad client roster and is home to a talented, committed and diverse team of communications professionals and digital strategists in New York, Los Angeles, and Boston. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the company has represented various clients spanning a full spectrum of market sectors. Marino develops and implements comprehensive, 360-degree communications strategies that provide clients with demonstrable returns on their investments and advance specific organizational objectives. In 2017, Marino was named one of the most powerful firms in the country by The Observer.