May well 31, 2022 – Tykes & Teenagers, a foremost supplier of the optimum top quality, evidence-dependent mental health services and systems for little ones and adolescents for 25 many years, has promoted two of its possess to direct the agency’s growth, communications and promoting attempts. Samantha Messina has been appointed Progress Officer and Misty Stoller has been appointed Director of Communications and Advertising.
“We are really satisfied to have this dynamic duo that collaborates so properly with each other in carrying out our mission of prioritizing children’s mental wellbeing,” stated Tykes & Teenagers CEO Eric Garza, MHA, LCSW. “We are seeking forward to Misty and Sam leading the way in the strategic communications and philanthropy endeavors for our group as our youngsters and families proceed to will need psychological wellbeing education and assist a lot more than at any time.”
When they continue to #ShineALight throughout Might Mental Health Awareness Thirty day period, they are also already decking the halls and gearing up for the agency’s 15th Annual Festival of Trees & Lights taking put November 13 – 19, 2022, at Flagler Heart in Downtown Stuart.
Samantha joined Tykes & Teens a yr back overseeing the agency’s grant applications and contracts. In her new function, Sam is accountable for planning, organizing, cultivating, and securing funding prospects for the company, as properly as local community engagement. A Martin County native and Jensen Beach Large University alumna, she completed her diploma at the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) in 2020 the place she acquired a Bachelor of Arts in Tunes. Sam’s profession in nonprofit improvement started back again in 2016 when she fell in appreciate with fundraising for the duration of an internship with a area youth symphony in Kansas Town. After her internship, she transitioned into a aspect-time part in that business, developing her occupation in nonprofit enhancement and grant writing. Her practical experience consists of a variety of kinds of nonprofit organizations spanning from executing arts to psychological/behavioral overall health, as perfectly as housing and human expert services.
Misty joined Tykes & Teenagers nearly two yrs ago following a 25-yr occupation of correctly creating and executing outcomes-driven integrated communications designs. She is responsible for establishing and employing the complete strategic prepare for all of the agency’s communications and promoting efforts, like corporate communications and branding, electronic promoting and communications, community engagement, and media relations. Prior to Tykes & Teenagers, Misty served area, nationwide and intercontinental consumers with a entire spectrum of corporation communications, community relations and advertising and marketing communications companies for aviation, hospitality, and vacation and tourism purchasers. During her time in the corporate earth, Misty also spearheaded numerous company social responsibility plans and charitable offering initiatives for her consumers. In addition, she put in hundreds of hrs just about every 12 months volunteering in her regional Broward County neighborhood as PTA president, chairing school advisory boards, main quite a few fundraising initiatives for location colleges and youth sports, and served on the city’s training advisory board. She also assisted in placing up a non-profit organization concentrated on psychological well being awareness and suicide prevention. Misty attended Purdue College and earned her Bachelor of Science in Organization Administration with a concentrate in advertising from the College of South Florida.
For a lot more details on Tykes & Teens’ children’s psychological wellbeing courses and providers, visit www.tykesandteens.org or connect with 772-220-3439.
For far more data on the 15th Annual Pageant of Trees & Lights, check out https://www.tykesandteens.org/competition-of-trees-2022/.
About Tykes & Teens
Tykes & Teenagers has been a leading psychological health and fitness company for small children and adolescent evidence-based mostly plans and companies for 25 decades. Our mission is prioritizing children’s psychological wellness in our people, educational facilities and communities by a broad selection of avoidance, education and learning, and therapy programs and services. Our passion and commitment are to empowering little ones and strengthening households by guaranteeing that all kids have accessibility to higher excellent counseling and psychological wellbeing products and services, no matter of economic status. We also advocate for increased recognition of psychological health and fitness to remove the stigma frequently associated with searching for mental wellbeing treatment method. We offer products and services from more than 50 locations, like outpatient offices in Palm Town, Jensen Seaside, Hobe Sound, Port St. Lucie and Vero Seashore, on-web site services in all Martin County colleges, and in educational facilities in Okeechobee and Indian River counties, as properly as collaboration with several local community partners, in addition to virtual telehealth expert services. We accept most insurance policies, non-public payments, and we are a Medicaid-approved supplier. We have productively administered a sliding fee scale for these in require when vital for additional than 20 several years. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, we also present $750,000 in unreimbursed companies to the communities we serve each individual calendar year. Follow us on Fb, Instagram and LinkedIn.