Public Relations, Client Engagement and Graphic Design Employees Join Agency
Altitude Marketing, an integrated marketing agency serving technology-focused B2B companies and manufacturers for more than 15 years, recently added three new team members: Patty Pologruto, director of public relations and communications, Sarah Owens, client engagement manager, and Kaela Carducci, graphic designer.
“Altitude is excited to have Patty, Sarah and Kaela on our team to help us provide integrated marketing and communication services to our growing roster of clients,” said Andrew Stanten, president, Altitude Marketing. “Patty brings us deep experience with earned media and corporate communications. Sarah has outstanding skills in client relations, project management and marketing. Kaela’s creativity and passion for her work are evident in each project she handles. These outstanding additions to the Altitude team support our continued growth and deepen our capabilities.”
Patty Pologruto, Director of Public Relations and Communications
Pologruto oversees public relations and communications strategies for Altitude Marketing’s clients, as well as for the agency itself. She will help advance brand awareness by integrating public relations and communication tactics into performance marketing and lead generation strategies. Pologruto also will provide crisis communications counsel.
Prior to joining team Altitude, Pologruto served in communications and marketing roles with Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, St. Luke’s University Health Network, B. Braun Medical, Inc., NovaCare Rehabilitation and Phillips Pet Food & Supplies. She previously ran her own business, Creative Commotion, LLC, which provided marketing and public relations services. Pologruto earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Moravian College.
Sarah Owens, Client Engagement Manager
Owens executes her clients’ strategic marketing plans while focusing on meeting their goals. She uses her strong communication and project management skills to build, foster and maintain client relationships, while overseeing projects and budgets.
Owens has more than a decade of experience in marketing, events and public relations. Prior to joining Altitude, Owens was the Marketing and Communications Manager for Blix Electric Bike in Santa Cruz, California. She has extensive marketing experience in the food retailer industry, previously serving as the New Store Team Marketing Lead for New Seasons Market and Marketing Director for New Leaf Community Markets, both in Santa Cruz.
Kaela Carducci, Graphic Designer
Carducci worked as a freelance graphic designer for Altitude before earning her full-time role. Carducci is a conceptual designer with a life-long passion for visual problem-solving. She handles digital and print design work for Altitude.
A graduate of Temple University’s Tyler School of Art, Carducci earned a BFA in graphic and interactive design. Prior to her role with Altitude, Carducci designed textbooks for homeschooled children, taught Photoshop in Rome, Italy, and worked as a librarian. Her previous work includes a collaboration with graphic designer Paula Scher on the Philadelphia Explained large-scale installation.
About Altitude Marketing
Altitude Marketing, a full-service, integrated marketing firm, serves the unique needs of technology-oriented B2B companies and manufacturers from early-stage to established. Altitude is headquartered in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, near Philadelphia, Princeton and New York, and within driving distance of Boston and Washington, D.C. Learn more at https://www.altitudemarketing.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.