Carlos Alfonso is a 2018 Grand Valley State University graduate who got his start in advertising at the multicultural ad agency, fluent360. There, he has worked on many campaign launches within the African American and Hispanic markets for clients such as Nissan North America and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee. In his free time, he enjoys finding new music and eating all the good food.
What You’ll Learn in this Episode
Our guest, Carlos Alfonso, is an account executive at fluent360, a multicultural advertising agency. In this episode, he shares his journey into advertising/PR, his average work day, and some of his favorite moments in his career so far. In addition to his experiences, Carlos shares advice for students, internship advice, and how to follow your own path in your own time.
In addition to talking with Carlos, GrandPR’s VP of Operations Kayla Brown joins us as the next guest for Meet the EBoard! Kayla chats about the ins and outs of being VPO and what tasks her position entails. She discusses her favorite GrandPR memory, how grateful she is for the PR program here at Grand Valley, and why VPO is such a rewarding position.