Andrea Lyons is the President of Main Street Publicity, a multicultural advertising and marketing communications agency. She creates and executes communications strategies for government agencies, commercial firms and non-profits. For over 20 years, she has helped organizations define their target audience, refine their message and deliver captivating creative executions.
Her background includes managing client-side marketing efforts for corporate brands such as Verizon Communications, AT&T and Sun Microsystems. Those experiences provide her with a customer-focused approach to her agency role.
In addition to managing traditional marketing campaigns, Andrea supported the Multicultural Marketing Department for Verizon Communications. In that effort, Andrea worked with a team to design and negotiate affinity marketing programs with various organizations, including the 100 Black Men and the National Council of Negro Women.
Andrea earned a Master's of Business Administration degree from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Rutgers University. She is a member of the social organizations, National Black MBA Association, Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Andrea also holds a member in the following business organizations, Main Street Medina, Medina County Economic Development Corporation and the Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching her daughters perform on the stage and the field. As an amateur photographer and social media enthusiast, she can be found taking photos of nature and events which are featured on her blog for Cleveland Plus and her various social media outlets.
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