ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — LocalShops1.com is very happy to announce its newest team member, Katie Mulford. Katie will be working on several writing and multi-media projects, including LocalShops1's popular blog, the Faces of Local Shops.
"We're excited to have Katie on board," says Ester Venouziou, LocalShops1 founder. "She's very community-focused, and believes in the importance of communities supporting each other to foster a sustainable region."
"I'm honored to be a part
of the LocalShops1 team and to be able to help local businesses continue to thrive," says Katie, who lives in St. Petersburg.
Katie also works as marketing project coordinator at
TradeWinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach. She is co-founder and marketing director for The St. Petersburg Shakespeare Company and a
member of the Junior League of St. Petersburg.
Katie graduated from Eckerd College in 2008.
LocalShops1.com is Tampa Bay’s most active advocate for locally owned,
independent businesses. The grassroots movement was founded in 2008 and
also offers networking meetings, store promotions, educational workshops
and community events. Memberships are available for shoppers and business members.