National Digital Advocacy Firm Harris Media Announces Opening of Florida Office

“The political spotlight will shine on Florida in 2012, Harris Media will be a big part of it.”

Tallahassee, Fla. – With the 2012 political season on the horizon, nationally acclaimed digital advocacy firm, Harris Media, announced today their expansion into the key state of Florida. Harris Media ran all aspects of Governor Rick Scott’s campaign and worked on the digital side of Mike Huckabee’s 2008 presidential campaign.

“Florida is incredibly important in politics and business, so naturally our experienced team is excited to continue building our opportunities in the Sunshine State,” said Harris Media President Vincent Harris. “Over the next two years, the eyes of the nation will be on Florida for the Republican Convention as well as the presidential primary; our expansion here will no doubt raise the level of interest and importance of social media in Florida politics.”

Harris Media’s Tallahassee office, located at 522 E. Park Ave, Suite 101, will be run by Amy Brown who was on the ground in Florida and managed the day-to-day web operations of Governor Scott’s campaign. She has a firm understanding of the political footprint of the state from Interstate 75, to the I-4 corridor, and down to Alligator Alley.

“Having lived and worked in Florida, I’ve learned that people of all ages follow news and politics online,” Brown said. “No sooner did we take a picture in The Villages than people where asking where they could find it online. From there, they were emailing photos and campaign information to their social networks.”

Brown will be joined by entrepreneur Alison Guimard who has experience with and a keen understanding of the importance of a successful social media network.

Harris Media, LLC is a nationally acclaimed media and communications firm with clients in 11 states. Harris Media specializes in online communications including website design, social networking, bulk email management, graphics and video creation, and online advertising placement and creatives. For more information, go to:

Biographical information:

Amy Brown – Vice President

Amy Brown, a 2009 Vanderbilt University graduate, has a wide array of communications and marketing experience. She ran the day-to-day online operation for the successful campaign of Florida’s 45th Governor Rick Scott. As an undergraduate, she served as a consultant for several Fortune 500 companies, such as American Airlines, Bridgestone Firestone, and Yum! Brands, to develop traditional and new media marketing strategies.

Allison Guimard- Vice President of Business Development & Marketing

Allison Guimard has a wide assortment of marketing and business development experience. Most recently, she served as the Retail & eCommerce Specialist for INgage Networks, working with large enterprises to implement social software into their corporations. Prior to that, Allison founded, an Internet healthcare company that enabled patients to choose doctors based on price. She sold to HealthGrades, LLC, in 2009. While acquiring her B.B.A. from George Washington University, Allison worked in both the private and public sectors, working at Google and working for Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and Congresswoman Kay Granger.