Grimaldi Public Relations is a boutique firm that specializes in media relations and publicity with an emphasis on hotels, restaurants and lifestyle PR. The founder and president of Grimaldi Public Relations, Jody Grimaldi, has been employed in the public relations field since 2000. Prior to launching Grimaldi Public Relations in 2007, Jody held in-house PR positions for three iconic global brands: McDonald’s Worldwide, Hilton Corporation, and Playboy magazine. Since 2007, Jody has serviced several high profile accounts independently. The underlining mission of Grimaldi Public Relations is to raise awareness, create buzz and persuade positive point of view through the press. Clients receive customized PR campaigns that generate earned (or free) media, ultimately leading to heightened visibility and better ROI.
Jody received his MBA degree with a concentration in public relations & marketing from Loyola University Graduate School of Business. He is married to his high school sweetheart, and together they have three daughters.