Julie Ruffolo, Managing Partner, Public Relations Operations
ADEPT Public Relations, LLC
ADEPT Public Relations is a strategy and public relations firm offering expertise in business development, public and private procurement, direct advocacy, sales strategy, government relations, publicity, human interest pitches, social media, event planning and institutional marketing. Our broad range of experience allows us to provide a better outlook on economic, political and social dynamics that influence important constituencies. ADEPT's strategy team works with clients to align, advocate for and advance their goals. ADEPT develops solutions and achieves results through its comprehensive network of relationships at the local, state and federal levels of government as well as with corporations, foundations and nonprofits.
ADEPT was recently awarded the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award by the South Florida Chapter of Advancing Women in Transportation (WTS). The award recognizes organizations, companies and innovative individuals that are broadening their multi-cultural initiatives, changing corporate cultures and philosophies.
ADEPT is currently playing a key role in Envision Uptown, Inc., a high level focus group of stakeholders consisting of public and private sector individuals from front runner businesses including Citrix, Microsoft, Zimmerman Advertising, Nipro Diagnostics, Alpine Jaguar, Banyan Air Service, W Aviation, Sheltair Aviation, Career Source Broward, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Banyan Street Capital, City of Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA/Tri-Rail), Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization and multiple college, university and higher education institutions such as Broward College, Sanford Brown Institute, University of Phoenix, Kaplan University, City College, Keiser University and Charter Schools USA.
The Florida non-profit group is working to develop a specific 50-year physical vision plan for the transformation of Uptown Fort Lauderdale, the area near I-95 and Cypress Creek Boulevard. The vision plan will transform the area, serving as the largest employment hub in Broward County, from its present workplace-based and car-dependent development into a livable, walkable, and transit-ready urban neighborhood of offices, residences, parks, and hospitality, civic and retail buildings.
ADEPT is a small, minority and women-owned, federally certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), State of Florida certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and a Broward County Business Enterprise (CBE).
ADEPT represents various clients, each with their own unique service requirements and campaigns. Some of our clients have included:
City of Fort Lauderdale: FortLauderdale.gov
City of Miramar: ci.Miramar.fl.us
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority: SFRTA.fl.gov
Envision Uptown, Inc.: EnvisionUptown.com
Allied Steel Buildings: AlliedBuildings.com
TSO Mobile: TSOMobile.com
GFA International, Inc.: TeamGFA.com
AVCON, Inc.: AvconInc.com
Parsons Transportation Group Parsons.com
Steven Greenwald Design: FineArtandFraming.com
Public Relations Consulting Services, Marketing Consulting Services, Advertising, Management Consulting Services, Event Planning, Media Relations Services and Government Relations Services.