Gary Caloroso

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Gary Caloroso is Vice President at Sahlman Williams[1], a Tampa, Florida-based PR and marketing firm.[2]

Background

In August 2006, the St Petersburg Times reported that Caloroso had been appointed by the firm and that he had previously been an "account supervisor and media relations manager at Porter Novelli, Los Angeles."[3] While at Porter Novelli Caloroso worked, at least in part, on the McDonald's account.[4]

A biographical note states that at Porter Novelli he "provided counsel to large consumer brands such as Cirque du Soleil, Krispy Kreme, Merck, McDonald's Operators' Association of Southern California, Nextel, Oral-B, Plantronics, Procter & Gamble and The Muppets Holding Company as well as a variety of non-profit organizations such as the Jackie Robinson Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California." It also states that before joining Porter Novelli he "worked for more than four years at the Dolphin Group, a public relations firm based in Los Angeles" and that prior to that he worked for "six years in the entertainment industry for Symphony Pictures, a film and television production company specializing in the development and production of feature films, made-for-television movies and daytime specials."[2]

In the 1990s, Caloroso acted as spokesman for the Strawberry Workers and Farmers Alliance, an anti-union front group for strawberry growers created by the Dolphin Group.[5][6][7][8]

Contact Details

609 West Horatio Street,
Tampa, Florida 33606
Phone: (813) 251-4242
Fax: (813) 251-3127
E-mail: c.miller AT sahlman.com
Website: http://www.sahlmanwilliams.com/index.html

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Gary Caloroso", Linkedin, accessed May 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Gary Caloroso", Zoominfo, accessed May 2008.
  3. "People notes", St Petersburg Times, August 14, 2006.
  4. "Free Tickets for Third Annual McDonald's All American High School Soccer Games(TM)", PR Newswire, June 2004.
  5. "The Dolphin Group -- Serving Agribusiness for Decades as a PR firm and Front Group," United Farm Workers (accessed May 22, 2008).
  6. Cece Modupe Fadope, "Conflict in the strawberry fields", Multinational Monitor, March 1 1997.
  7. Pat Broderick, "'Fearless' organizer fights for strawberry workers", San Diego Business Journal, April 7, 1997.
  8. [http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=90870 "Panel Discussion Highlights Plight of California's Strawberry Workers:] Fruit farm conditions again under attack", Harvard Crimson, March 12, 1998.

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