Venice, Florida Marketing CEO Gina Ferraro has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. “It’s a great honor,” said Ferraro, “especially since their charitable mission is to help as many people as possible.”
Who is Gina Ferraro? We managed to grab a few moments with the always-in-motion exec, who, as usual, only had enough time for terse, to the point answers.
- When did you first hear of Big Brothers Big Sisters?
A: From a friend who was a Big Brother.
- What are your new responsibilities on the Board?
A: To help raise awareness of local and national Big Brothers Big Sisters chapters, and to fundraise.
- What was your earliest charitable work?
A: High school. I was in a volunteer group in high school. Every week I would visit assistant living facilities and spend time with residents that had no one to keep them company.
- Please describe your company, MediaMark Spotlight.
A: We are driven to grow our client’s business. We appreciate our team, our clients and our ability to give back.
- Is MediaMark Spotlight also involved in charitable work?
A: We donated food, blankets, and clothes to Hurricane Sandy victims, sent money to the Red Cross for Hurricane Irma, we’ve donated to St. Jude, and we’ve donated $30,000 worth of in-kind marketing services to Operation Enduring Warrior (OEW), supporting veterans.
- Is there a quotation, phrase or lyric that applies to your life?
A: Never, Never Quit!
- What gives you strength?
A: My team that supports our mission, my professional advisory network that has supported me for last 33 years, and my faith.
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