Communications and Marketing Department

4 people at table with laptop phone plansWelcome to the Communications and Marketing Department! We are here to tell the wonderful stories about our great City and provide information to those who want to learn more about our great place, our great people, and our great promise. We provide the following strategic communications and marketing services to our customers: graphic design, media relations, social media, advertising, and internal communications.

Our Vision

The City of Gastonia's Communications and Marketing Department aspires to be a leader in developing effective communications and marketing strategies that provide information about the City's services and that positively engages our audiences with its brand image.

Our Mission

The Communications and Marketing Department creates high-quality communications and marketing tactics that provide the right message, to the right person, at the right time in support of our mission and to help our customers meet their goals.

Our Values

We are committed to bringing these core values to our work: integrity, inclusion, quality, collaboration, strategy, customer-focus.

Reporter on deadline 4Meet our talented and experienced staff!

Mary Elliott        Director of Communications and Marketing      704-866-6749

Sharon Foote     Communications Specialist                              704-869-7865 

Donna Lahser     Public Information Specialist                           704-854-6665 

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