An executive team of marketing and public relations professionals with diversified backgrounds is a powerful asset to any organization, allowing intentional focus on areas of collective effort.
But at the root of our success is our specialized team experienced in Writing, Editing, Search Engine Optimization, Photography/Videography, Event Planning, Styling and Researching.
We work as a cohesive unit, called “The Visibility Team.”
The Leadership Team
Cecilia Russo Turner
Founder of Cecilia Russo Marketing, Cecilia has extensive experience in collaborative public relations, marketing, fundraising, social media optimization and community relations, working with a broad range of constituencies for common goals.
Cecilia’s civic commitments include memberships and board positions on the Rotary Club of Savannah, Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island, Senior Citizens, Inc. and the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire as well as volunteer efforts on behalf of Junior Achievement of Georgia, St. Vincent’s Academy (her alma mater), the Diocese of Savannah and local private schools. She is a proud alumnae of the University of Georgia, where she earned a degree in Consumer Journalism.
Marjorie Young founded the first local newswire in Savannah, called COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES™. She is also the founder of the REPUTATION MATRIX™ method, which helps businesses strategically create their year-long public relations plan.
She currently sits on the Savannah Rotary and Hospice Savannah board of directors. Past boards include Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Savannah, Buy Local Savannah and Small Business Chamber.
A Junior Partner of Cecilia Russo Marketing, Cynthia oversees business development, manages the Visibility Team, and coordinates reputation management strategies for clients, media relations and online SEO-PR.
Cynthia graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelors in Communications focusing on Public Relations. She is one of six students to receive L.E.A.P. certification, which recognizes PR professionals who have gone through Leadership, Experience in Communication, Academics, and Professionalism training. Cynthia also received a certification from the Dale Carnegie LIVE online training program, Getting Results Without Authority. She is a graduate of the Savannah Speechcraft for Professional Women course sponsored by Toastmasters International.
Cynthia was named a Rising Star in Business by Savannah Magazine and Savannah Morning News in 2017. She currently serves as Immediate Past President of the Savannah Jaycees, which celebrated their 75th-anniversary last year.
Cynthia supports several nonprofit organizations in Savannah, including Leadership Southeast Georgia, the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society, Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter, and Savannah United in Prayer.