Anne Marie Gattari is a communications professional with an extensive career as a successful business owner, corporate public relations / marketing manager and newspaper journalist.
Trained in print media, Anne Marie transferred her writing, editing and messaging expertise to executive speechwriting, video scripts, press releases and internal news stories. She is a strategic thinker and a tactical performer, developing effective messaging for media campaigns and corporate products and services.
A proven crisis communications manager, she has a solid track record of leading cross-functional teams to improve internal and external communications and deliver corporate objectives.
She worked as a newspaper reporter for the Detroit News, Macomb Daily, Royal Oak Tribune in Michigan and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in Texas. Later, she made the transition to public relations for Ford Motor Company. In between, she spent 18 months in Florence, Italy, as a freelance journalist and English language instructor.
After caring for her elderly parents, Anne Marie left communications for senior home care. She purchased a new franchise and built it from the ground up into a viable agency, creating hundreds of jobs and caring for innumerable elderly at the end of their lives.
Anne Marie is a natural leader, team player and mentor. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Michigan State University and conducted graduate studies in political science at the University of Texas, Arlington.