Dave Fiore
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

 

Dave Fiore Headshot croppedDave Fiore’s first byline came in the seventh grade when his English teacher surprised him by publishing his book report on “The Call of the Wild” in the school paper. A love of writing was born that year, as was an attachment to light blue corduroy and earth shoes. With his keen fashion sense intact, Dave has merged his 25 years’ experience as a professional writer, editor and accredited public relations professional into the foundation of a content marketing firm that has found a significant niche in the vast world of marketing options.

With a career focused squarely on the creation of great content, Dave learned about writing on a deadline as a marketing writer at the Tallahassee Democrat; learned to value the discipline as well as the art of good writing as editor of Tallahassee Magazine and learned the power of helping clients tell their story as a senior account manager with RB Oppenheim Associates, an award-winning integrated marketing firm.

As chief content officer at Fiore Communications, Dave serves as the company’s primary writer and gatekeeper for all content created by the firm. As the owner, he also serves as chief marketing strategist, client liaison and team motivator.

Dave earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Florida State University, where he met his wife, Robyn, in the Marching Chiefs. They have been married more than 29 years and have six wonderful children.

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Liz Laffitte
Digital Marketing Strategist

 

Liz Laffitte can’t remember when she fell in love with grammar, but the little boy whose love letter she returned, with corrections marked in red pen, probably can. While she’s not quite as harsh of an editor today, her love of reading, writing and editing has only grown.

Liz graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in English with a focus in Editing, Writing, and Media. She previously served as an editorial intern for Rowland Publishing where she contributed feature articles and other content for Tallahassee and Emerald Coast magazines.

As a digital marketing strategist for Fiore Communications, Liz helps create, implement and monitor social media marketing, email marketing, website management and organic and paid SEO strategies for our clients

Liz is married and welcomed her first son in November 2016. In her free time, she enjoys teaching herself web development and different programming languages.

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Domonique Davis
Content Writer/Editor

 

Domonique Davis has always loved entertaining others with her stories. Growing up, even her Christmas lists came complete with imaginative tales highlighting the importance of each item.

Domonique graduated from Florida A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in public relations. She went on to work in the university’s Office of Communications, where she wrote newsletter and magazine articles for the school’s various publications and told exciting 140-character stories as the social media manager.

As a member of the Fiore Communications team, Domonique’s narrative flare will come in handy when writing and editing content for clients.

In her free time, Domonique enjoys guessing the endings to movies and singing—usually off key—for her dog’s enjoyment.

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Greg Salyer 
Content Writer/Editor

 

Greg Bio Picture CropGreg has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Louisville and a master’s degree in Communication from Gonzaga University, where his graduate thesis focused on the effects of website clutter on brand awareness.

He previously worked as an intern and freelance writer at Southern Gaming and Destinations Magazine, an Account Executive at WBKI in Louisville, Ky. and a Digital Content Producer at WCTV here in Tallahassee, where he wrote for the station’s website and social media, while helping to develop the news team’s digital strategy on the way to winning Florida AP Broadcast awards for Best Website in 2015 and 2016.

When he’s not writing or trying to break the internet with great content, Greg loves hiking and kayaking, photography, binge-watching TV Shows or college basketball with his wife Allie, and playing with their two dogs, Belle and Rockie.

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Mandy Schnittker
Project Manager

 

Mandy Schnittker is a lover of the written word, as well as a serial list maker and self-proclaimed information sponge. She loves the teamwork and collaborative strategizing that comes with being part of the Fiore Communications crew. 

Mandy’s background includes work in television, public relations, event planning and community relations – for local small business, major corporations (hint: if she’s drinking soda, she will only drink Coca-Cola products), and numerous charitable events and causes benefiting her two children. 

Mandy has enjoyed being part of the Tallahassee community for nearly 20 years. You could say she was wooed by the city’s live oaks and canopy roads, the Seminole spirit – and, of course, her husband Dennis. 

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Tarryn Meyers
Content Marketing Intern

 

Tarryn is a senior at Florida State University where she is set to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in English with a focus in Editing, Writing & Media, and a minor in Communications. Her love of writing began around the time she was able to pick up a pen. Over the years it became her biggest creative outlet. In high school, instead of passing notes to her friends in class, she exchanged lengthy handwritten letters (sometimes in MLA format). After becoming an English major she decided to turn this passion for writing and media into a career. 

As a Fiore Communications Intern, she assists with various projects, social media content and research. In addition working with Fiore, she volunteers as public relations representative at WVFS Tallahassee 89.7 FM where she also works as a DJ.

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