In honor of National Women Owners of Small Business Month, we caught up with Teri Hansen, APR, CPRC to learn more about her and her company, Priority Marketing.
Teri Hansen, APR, CPRC
President and Creative Director
Teri Hansen founded Priority Marketing of Southwest Florida, a full service marketing and public relations agency, in 1992. A very hands-on business owner, she serves as president and creative director of the firm. An experienced and dynamic leader, she has earned a reputation for exceptional integrity, creativity and spirit. During her career, she has received many personal honors, and her team's work is continually recognized as the best in the industry locally, nationally and internationally. Teri holds a bachelor's degree in business from the University of South Florida and the Universal Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). She is also a member of the Florida Public Relations Association's Counselor's Network and has served as a leader on this organization's state executive committee. She is currently on the board of Builders Care - a nonprofit charitable organization that provides emergency repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged people, Habitat for Humanity, and a community advisory board member for BB&T bank.
Prior to starting her own business, Teri worked served as marketing director for Westinghouse Communities, Inc. (WCI Communities) and as community service director at WINK TV.
The philosophy I try to live by:
Be grateful for every day, don’t put off doing the things you want to do, and love the moment you are in.