Co-Communications’ Account Manager Among ‘2014 Orange County’s Rising Stars’

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Lisa Santacruz Honored for Professional, Personal Achievements

Co-Communications – a full-service public relations and marketing firm with offices in Farmington, CT, Westchester, NY and midtown Manhattan – is proud to announce that Lisa Santacruz, Account Manager, has been named one of 2014 Orange County’s Rising Stars by Leadership Orange and the Junior League of Orange County, NY, Inc.

The annual award, now in its eighth year, is presented to young professionals – ages 21 to 40 – who exemplify excellence in their professional lives as well as through volunteer and leadership roles within the Orange County, NY community.

"I'm honored to be a recipient and become part of a prestigious group of Rising Stars past, present and future," said Santacruz. "I was born and raised in Orange County and am so proud to still be a part of it - especially through the business and nonprofit communities."

Santacruz recently joined the Co-Communications team from Hudson Valley DKI where she served as a Business Development Executive, handling social media, public relations, and business to business sales and marketing.

“We are incredibly proud of Lisa, and share in her excitement of this award,” Stacey Cohen, president and CEO, Co-Communications, said. “Being named a ‘Rising Star’ is a testament to Lisa’s professional accomplishments and community leadership, and we are delighted that she has been recognized.”

Her previous experience also includes: board member for the Hudson Valley Oil and Energy Council; member of the Hudson Valley Chapter of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors; and, Fundraising Co-Chair for the Builder’s Association of the Hudson Valley Builder’s Blitz for Habitat for Humanity.

Santacruz enjoys being involved in the business and non-profit community to better understand the needs of her clients and serve the community as a whole.

She currently sits on three committees with the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, including Chair of the Young Professionals’ Social and Networking Committee.

Santacruz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations from St. John’s University.

The 2014 Rising Stars event will be held on Wednesday, October 7th from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Villa Venezia in Middletown, NY.

About Co-Communications Inc.
Co-Communications, Inc. is a full-service marketing and public relations firm which provides high-impact communications programs tailored to the needs of its clients, developing a distinct strategy that targets new business and measures the success of every campaign. Representative services include strategic planning, branding, public relations, media relations, inbound marketing and social media. The company was established in 1997 and has gained widespread attention for its creativity, researched-based campaigns, first-rate service and results-oriented approach. Co-Communications serves clients in such industries as real estate, healthcare, finance, technology and non-profit. Co-Communications was recognized with the Forbes Enterprise Award and has earned awards from industry trade organizations including the Public Relations Society of America, Advertising Club of Westchester and Association for Women in Communications. Headquartered in Mount Kisco, NY, Co-Communications has satellite offices in Farmington, CT and New York City. For more information, visit

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