Mackenzie Comerer

Vice President, Tampa

As Vice President of Lou Hammond Group Tampa, Mackenzie Comerer brings more than a decade of experience managing the public relations for beloved global hotel brands, as well as leading the charge for one of Florida’s top Destination Marketing Organizations. Her background affords her unique insight into how today’s most sought-after destinations utilize public relations in a strategic way to deliver results across all platforms, focusing on a holistic marketing approach.

She previously spearheaded all public relations efforts for Visit St. Pete/Clearwater, where she led communications strategy both domestically and internationally for the organization’s destination marketing efforts. From launching the first-of-its kind scripted series for a destination on Amazon Prime, to executing an award-winning campaign surrounding Super Bowl LV amid COVID-19, she’s adept at developing a compelling media narrative regardless the size and scale of the project.

Having grown up in the airline industry, Mackenzie’s deep-rooted connection to travel translates into her passion for discovering the unknown about a client and bringing it to the forefront. A graduate of Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida where she started her public relations career at one of the country’s premier travel and tourism firms. As a Florida native, living in Tampa Bay, Mackenzie loves enjoying the gorgeous year-round weather – whether it’s biking to the waterfront, running or taking in a beautiful sunset on Pass-A-Grille beach (her favorite), throw in a pizza and you’ve got the recipe for a perfect night out!