Seasoned Executives Bring Variety of Expertise to Growing Florida Marketing Agency

Orlando, FL – Stokes Creative Group, Inc., a certified woman-owned business (WBE/DBE/SBE/WBENC), is proud to announce the addition of Mary Ann Rozengard, a professional with nearly two decades of project management, IT programming and supervisory experience, to the team. Rozengard joins their emerging Florida office as the Public Outreach Specialist/Business Development Executive, effective immediately, to help Stokes Creative Group, Inc. expand to serve their clients in the region.

“Mary Ann’s extensive background, spanning over two decades, has earned her a reputation second to none as a leader in staff development and training, operations and project management. Her expertise in community involvement, project management, IT development and project team coordination — have added a level of professionalism and depth to our team,” said President Joanne Stokes. “Leading our public outreach and communication strategies throughout Florida, we are confident that Mary Ann will be a valuable asset to the growth and forward projection of our firm.”

Previously, Ms. Rozengard worked for many years as Senior Supervisor, Training Lead and Technology Specialist with McDonald’s Restaurants overseeing the construction of new locations, team development and training, business and profit plan objectives and the technology software implementation. Her early career achievements included receiving McDonald’s Outstanding Operations Contributor, McDonald’s Alpha Award for Outstanding Training, Hamburger University Leadership Team Award for LXN Computer Conversion and a Field Service Excellence Award, among many others. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism-Public Relations and Psychology from Central Michigan University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, graduating Summa cum Laude from Bellarmine University.

“I am thrilled for the opportunity to lead the public outreach and business development efforts in the Florida region for Stokes Creative Group, Inc. The corporate ideology that Stokes fosters amongst its employees is one of integrity, perseverance and teamwork and I look forward to being a part of this dynamic company and contributing to its growth and success in the Florida economy,” said Rozengard.

Stokes is also pleased to announce the addition of Aage Schroder, P.E., a former FDOT District 2 Secretary with more than 45 years of experience in the transportation industry.  Aage joins the Stokes Florida team as a Contract Specialist/Business Development Executive.  As a professional licensed engineer Aage’s knowledge and experience in planning and engineering services is a valuable addition to the expansion and growth of their Florida office.

Schroder’s knowledge and experience in the Florida market has earned him a reputation of respect and admiration.  Leading projects in numerous transportation modes including highway, bus, rail, seaports and aviation, he understands the “moving parts” of a project from planning and permitting to design, ROW, construction, traffic operations, and maintenance to contract management and community involvement.  As District Secretary Schroder was responsible for a capital budget of over $600 million, almost 1,000 employees and territory that covered 18 counties.

“With the addition of Aage to our Florida team, the future of Stokes in the Florida market is sure to be a success,” states Joanne Stokes, President.

“I am excited to be a part of the Stokes team and look forward to the many opportunities to expand and grow Stokes in Florida,” said Schroder.

About Stokes Creative Group, Inc.

Stokes Creative Group, Inc., is a full-service marketing firm with more than 30 years in business, specializing in the transportation and construction industries. Their staff’s diverse expertise allows them to provide unique approaches to achieve the specific business objectives of their clients. Additionally, their goal is to help clients tell the story of their successes and triumphs as the inspiration to develop a story that will set them apart from their competitors, or help the company grow.

Stokes is as unique as their clientele, and has had the pleasure of working directly with industry leaders. They have offices throughout the East Coast including New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Florida.

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