My name is Nicole Merritt Lester, a Public Relations Consultant and New Media Strategist who was trained by the industry's top institution. I completed my Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and completed coursework for my Masters in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University. I have approximately fifteen years in business and have launched written works such as a blog, website and preliminaries to authorship.
Through my service in the Florida State Legislature, Florida Governor's office, Georgia General Assembly and roles as a Campaign manager, Commissioner for the Mayor, and President of several community organizations, I initiated and validated my expertise in event planning, writing, and analysis. My experience reflects over 14 years of communications, and public relations with media, community organizations, elected officials and celebrities.
Having established the Florida Film and Entertainment Office, I developed the interpersonal abilities and trust it takes represent public figures, celebrities and corporations who populate the arena. This opportunity allowed me access to knowledge of the entertainment, literary or print, television and movie industries and exposure to key media players. I am solutions-oriented and have successfully managed the images and expectations of elected officials, corporate representatives with the media and general public.
As a female multi-business owner, venturing and Investment heightened my involvement in entertainment and public relations. As an Entrepreneur since 2001, I have provided superior customer service and garnered respect as a participatory owner of Indigo Soul Promotions, BD Realty, Home Secure Consulting, Big Deal Records, Cross Training San Marco, Leneer Data Assurance Solutions and Visionary Consulting Solutions.
I am a native of Tallahassee, FL and have lived in and served my community in Atlanta, GA and Jacksonville, FL. I am currently a resident in the Washington, DC metro area where I enjoy networking and following the hottest trends in business, happenings in politics, popular culture and self-help-- which I share with my readers on my website and blog at everlastingwife.com and biznest.com. I welcome new friends on Facebook: Nicole Merritt Lester or followers on Twitter @indigosoul001.