Communications and Marketing Department
Welcome 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.
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.
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 vision and to help our customers meet their goals.
We are committed to bringing these core values to our work: integrity, inclusion, quality, collaboration, strategy, customer-focus.
Meet 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