Soukup Strategic Solutions recently welcomed two new Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications team members! Tyler Dicostanzo serves as the Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications Coordinator. Tyler is responsible for developing and coordinating marketing and public relations activities for clients and the company. Gabriela Wallin serves as the Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications Intern and will be learning and gaining knowledge for her future career.
Tyler is a native of Connecticut and moved to Southwest Florida to attend college. He began his marketing career with an internship as a social media coordinator for the Fort Myers business podcast, Toast2thegoodfellas. Here he honed his skills in graphic design, blog writing, photography, and social media analytics. He followed up his internship with a marketing developer role with Florida Gulf Coast University’s campus recreation. This role allowed him to add proficiencies in Adobe applications, video production, photo editing, and content calendar creation.
Tyler received a bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in Communication with a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies and a concentration in Public Relations. Tyler enjoys volunteering and has been serving charities for over six years. The range of these nonprofits spans from Meals on Wheels and Blessings in a Backpack to Gerald McCoy’s Patricia’s Mission and many more. In his spare time, he loves to watch movies, spend time with his dog, listen to music, and indulge his passion for photography.
Gabriela is from Lakeland, Florida. Like Tyler, Gabriela continued her education at Florida Gulf Coast University and plans to graduate in the summer of 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing. Last year, she had an internship at Southwest Florida Children’s Charities, where she gained experience in the planning of their annual Wine & Food Fest. This allowed her to gain experience in Public Relations and marketing.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading and going on family trips. This summer Gabriela is touring Italy with her family. Gabriela is very excited to discover more about marketing and communications through her internship. Her work with Soukup Strategic Solutions is designed to complement what she is learning at FGCU.