Seven Marketing + PR is a national strategic marketing, branding, public relations, and social media agency. Seven provides a wide range of services to national businesses, franchises, and high-profile CEOs and business owners. Strategically lean and focused, Seven gets their clients the most relevant and effective exposure and publicity. Their clients have been featured on ESPN, Fox News, ABC, NBC, Daytime, The Huffington Post, and newspapers nationwide.
From Left to Right: Beatrice Sims, Ian Lindsay, Carolynn Smith, Lindsey Stranick, Kristen Rumberger
“If you don’t ask, the answer is always No”
Carolynn Smith is a graduate of University of North Florida majoring in Mass Communications and Public Relations. She was a student-athlete and remains a Hall of Famer in NCAA Women’s Basketball. Carolynn began her career behind the camera as a reporter working on-air in TV and radio. Now she uses this experience to get exceptional media coverage for clients. She went on to enjoy a successful career with Hilton Hotels International in sales and marketing. Named “Hilton’s Million Dollar Baby,” Carolynn broke sales records generating more than one million in annual sales.
Carolynn is a sales, marketing, and public relations professional, with over 15 years of experience in the hospitality, sports, celebrity and franchise industries. Her business focus is to get maximum media attention and brand exposure for her clients which include: business owners, entrepreneurs, CEO’s, professional athletes, entertainers and authors.
She is passionate about mentoring and motivating at-risk youth, student athletes and girls in foster care. Her current philanthropic efforts include sitting on nonprofit boards as well as speaking to inner-city youth and college students nationwide.
Denard Span Foundation (Denard Span, MLB San Francisco Giants)
NFL Alumni Tampa Chapter – Advisory Board
Boys & Girls Club – High School students (Wilbert Davis/Ybor City Tampa)
The Children’s Home – Mentor to the Teen Moms in the foster care system
Director of PR + Social Media
Social Media Manager
"When Carolynn joined the Hilton marketing team she "knocked it out of the park" achieving $1.5 million in annual sales and earning the designation of "Million Dollar Baby." She has a deep knowledge of the hospitality industry, unquestionable ethics and is a consummate professional.”
Hilton Hotels Worldwide - Colleen Beck, Director of Sales & Marketing
"Carolynn and her team have directed the Grand Openings, PR & Marketing for 6 different Primrose Schools in the Florida Franchise. While opening our South Tampa school, she enabled us to max out enrollment before we ever opened our doors. ANY franchisee seeking an expert in results-driven marketing, PR and business development would be fortunate to have her support."
Jana Radtke, Owner and Franchisee, Primrose School of South Tampa
"Carolynn Smith and her team produced successful marketing and PR programs that increased business at our TGI Friday's Restaurant in Tampa International Airport. She also did the same for my personal brand. Carolynn is a trusted business partner and I recommend her to anyone needing a senior level strategic marketing/PR partner to drive their company's growth and revenue."
George Tinsley, Owner/CEO Tinsley Group, Inc. , Independent restaurant conglomerate with 75 restaurants inside the Tampa International, Miami and Louisville Airports.
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