Stokes Promotes Nicole Pace-Addeo

NOVEMBER 2022 – Stokes Creative Group, Inc. (Stokes) is pleased to announce that Nicole Pace-Addeo has been promoted to public outreach director.

An eight-year veteran of the firm, Nicole will lead major projects and mentor a team of public outreach specialists.

Nicole coordinates boots-on-the-ground public outreach efforts for a wide range of public involvement projects ranging from local concept development studies to multimillion-dollar construction jobs. She understands the complexities of large capital enhancements and their impacts on local communities. Her areas of expertise include stakeholder coordination with an emphasis on environmental justice, project messaging, meeting facilitation, context-sensitive design, visioning and stakeholder workshops, surveys, marketing collateral design, content writing, social media, hotline management, website design, and public engagement planning.

“I am incredibly passionate about delivering the best possible results for our clients and their projects,” said Nicole. “I look forward to expanding the public outreach division and the level of services for which it is known.”

A few of Nicole’s most notable projects with Stokes include the Interchange 14A Improvement project in Bayonne for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) and many North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) studies, and she will lead the public outreach efforts for the forthcoming Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) project with AECOM and STV. She has also worked on projects with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) and the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

Nicole holds an MA in communications from Marist College and a BA in communications from Stockton University. She previously worked as an adjunct public speaking instructor at several New Jersey colleges. Nicole has been a keynote speaker at many conferences and enjoys leading communication workshops and coaching presenters to speak with confidence and passion. She is also an active volunteer with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Association of New Jersey. Nicole and her husband, Matt, live in Toms River with their two spoiled French bulldogs.