Denise Blackburn-Gay, APR, President and CEO of Marketing Strategies, Inc. in Myrtle Beach, SC has earned designations from the Public Relations Society of America as both a Certified Crisis Communicator and a Certified Reputation Specialist. Blackburn-Gay who is accredited in public relations (APR) is one of only two PR professionals in the state of South Carolina to receive the designations. “The question is not if a crisis will occur, but

Myrtle Beach, SC–Samantha (Sam) Bower has been named 2017 Employee of the Year by Marketing Strategies, Inc. Bower, the Agency’s Marketing Director and Social Media Coordinator, began her employment in December 2014 and rose quickly through the ranks to her current position.  “Sam is an outstanding employee,” said Agency President & CEO, Denise Blackburn-Gay, APR. “She has a great deal of technical competence and sound marketing skills. Her common-sense approach