Sam Stark

President /CEO

Sam Stark is the head coach of Massey Communications, serving in the role of president and CEO. Sam is a seasoned tourism, sports and brand marketing executive who, prior to joining the agency, served as the first Executive Director of the newly formed Chicago Sports Commission (CSC).

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Effervescence: Sam is a soccer fanatic…Goooaall!

Lynne Garrow

Senior Vice-President

Lynne oversees the agency’s day to day operations including financial and HR responsibilities. She also continues to lead the media planning and placement for the agency’s advertising accounts. She works closely to negotiate the most efficient rates while securing value-added benefits for our clients. Since starting her career at Massey Communications in 1998, Lynne has shared her marketing, public relations and advertising expertise with the health care, real estate, education, technology and hospitality industries.

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Effervescence: Lynne is the designated momma bear of the office. And at home for her two children, of course.

Kim Sachse

Vice President of Creative Services

Kim is the design guru of Massey Communications. There’s no Adobe file she can’t manipulate into an exquisitely-designed piece of marketing art. For Kim, it’s all about building relationships with our clients. She has an intimate knowledge of their wants, needs and expectations. She thrives on creativity and manages their projects with genuine commitment; qualities she gains from her active involvement in our community.

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Effervescence: Kim takes an annual trip with eight friends from her childhood summer camp. Talk about cultivating relationships!

Susan Vernon-Devlin

Vice President, Public Relations

Susan is a crisis communications expert and reputation manager, public relations practitioner, media relations specialist, spokesperson and published writer. She has more than two decades of experience in these arenas, and is probably one of the most well-spoken and connected people you’ll ever meet.

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Effervescence: Susan spent her childhood in the Caribbean where she had a white rooster and two goats for pets. We’re not kidding. Pun intended.

Katherine Coulthart

Senior Director, Public Relations and Marketing

Katherine brings over 18 years of public relations and marketing experience in a variety of sectors, including sports, consumer products, healthcare, non-profit and tourism/hospitality. She has worked at high profile organizations such as EA SPORTS, Orlando Magic/Miracle and Disney Sports to help craft and execute strategic and integrated communications plans. Katherine has generated top tier media coverage for companies with outlets like Good Morning America, PEOPLE Magazine, USA Today, ESPN, Fast Company and many others. Her background also includes conducting successful press days with many elite athletes including, Tiger Woods (PGA TOUR golfer), Marshall Faulk (former NFL player), Randy Couture (MMA athlete), Kyrie Irving (NBA player) and others. Katherine is a former collegiate basketball player from the University of California, Davis and also holds a Master’s degree from the University of Richmond. She is married to Kevin Coulthart and they have two children, Kaiya and Kellen.

Rachel Murphy

Public Relations Specialist

Rachel is the team’s PR specialist. Working closely with all team members, Rachel helps craft proposals, press releases, and media alerts. Rachel graduated from UCF with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and minor in political science. An Orlando native, Rachel interned at a number of local media outlets, honing her craft. She also interned at ABC News’ 20/20 before landing a job as a segment producer with Good Morning America.

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Effervescence: Two slobbery English bulldogs, Bacon and Grover, keep Rachel on a short leash.

Matt Masterson

Director of Brand Development

Serving as the Director of Brand Development, Matt uses his passion for connecting people and growing businesses to develop and service a deep roster of clients for the agency. With a ten year sales and marketing background in Central Florida that includes stops at IMG College, Central Florida Sports Commission, Orlando Business Journal, and Rife Putters, Matt brings a diverse background of ideas and experiences to Massey Communications. He is an active member of Florida Citrus Sports and a Charter Member of the University of Georgia Alumni Association in Central Florida. When he’s not in the office or in the community you can find him at home with his wife Lindsay and his son Marshall, cheering, probably too loudly, for his beloved Dawgs.

Jennifer Griffin

Office Manager

Jennifer is new to agency life. Her duties as part of the team include assisting with reports and research, managing accounts and bookkeeping, and ensuring the office is stocked with well-deserved caffeinated beverages and water.