SAVANNAH, GA- APRIL 1, 2016 Lesley Francis Public Relations (LFPR) is delighted to be working as marketing partners with The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus. Lesley Francis and her team are working closely with the Philharmonic and will be responsible for media relations, social media, website, copy writing and other marketing initiatives. LFPR is donating 50% of their fees to become in kind sponsors to the organization.
Before her move to the USA, British born Lesley founded hsdcommunications, an award-winning, London-based public relations and communications agency, where she was CEO and Managing Director from 1998 to 2009. Lesley sold her business in 2007 to Gyro International, a global integrated communications company with 20 offices in 11 countries across Europe, the Middle East and North America. During 2008 she established and ran their global PR activities while integrating hsdcommunications into the group’s business, and left to relocate to Savannah in early 2009 where she set up LFPR and became a naturalized American citizen. Her boutique public relations agency specializes in non-profit organizations in the arts as well as local businesses. LFPR’s client list includes The Savannah VOICE Festival, American Traditions Competition, The Savannah Friends of Music and Asbury Memorial Theatre. The agency’s experience and commitment allows them to offer a tailored approach to ensure our clients make a big impact with the right target audiences every time.
Lesley commented “I have long been an admirer of The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and the quality programming offered by Peter Shannon and the artists has significantly enhanced my cultural experiences in this city over the last seven years. We are delighted to be working with this well respected organization in this new era for “The Phil” and bringing our expertise and experience to the team.”
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