a. mecera communications

Taking the right message to the right people!

ABOUT A. MECERA COMMUNICATIONS

Ann Marie Gidus-Mecera is the person behind A. Mecera Communications, and has worked in marketing for nearly 40 years. She received her undergraduate degree from Ohio University, and worked in advertising for a major department store and two advertising agencies before starting A. Mecera Communications.

Since 1986, A. Mecera Communications has partnered with the talented and creative industry professionals to provide marketing solutions including marketing plans, advertising, website design, e-newsletters, and social media. As a marketing consultant, she has successfully offered marketing solutions for retail companies, small businesses, and non-profits.

Ann Marie grew up in Ohio and Florida, and settled in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, Gus, where they raised their two daughters. She and her husband currently live in Orlando, Florida.

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CURRENT AND PAST CLIENTS




Marketing Consultant since 2008
Provide and implement marketing strategies for moving Paramedic educational programs to accreditation



National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Columbus, Ohio

Marketing Consultant from 2005 to 2014
Helped this non-profit transition from paper-pencil examinations to computer based testing (averaging over 125,000 exams annually)




PSG Construction LLC, Custom Builders and Renovators, Orlando, Florida

Marketing Director 2012 to present
Marketing Director 2002 - 2008; Marketing Consultant 1987 - 2008
Helped this luxury builder/remodeler obtain editorial features in fifteen local and regional publications in 2007 and 43 local, regional and national magazines since 2000; helped build one of the most comprehensive websites in the remodeling industry
 

Project Mexico, Home Building and Boys Orphanage, Rosarito, Mexico

Public Relations Consultant, 2003-2006
Helped upgrade branding, re-image marketing materials, re-image the website and provide consistency
among all marketing materials to build credibility with donors and supporter          

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ADDITIONAL CLIENTS AND PROJECTS
  • Produced Marketing Plans for Timeline Construction, Los Gatos, California; Post & Beam Design/Build, Forest Hill, MD; Sea Crown Construction, Mountain View, CA; Ben Tyler Building and Remodeling, Louisville, KY; Mount Dora Construction, Mount Dora, FL
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PRIOR EXPERIENCE IN THE MARKETING INDUSTRY

  • Advertising Copywriter for Shelly Berman Communicators, Columbus, Ohio 1983-1984; Advertising Copywriter for Conrad, Phillips & Vutech, Columbus, Ohio 1984-1985

  • Advertising Fashion Copywriter and Catalog Manager for Lazarus Department Stores, Columbus, Ohio 1979-1983; Advertising Fashion Copywriter for Carlisles Department Store, Ashtabula, Ohio