Recently Promoted Tykes & Teens Development Officer and Director of Communications and Advertising and marketing are Decking the Halls!

May well 31, 2022 – Tykes & Teenagers, a major provider of the best high quality, evidence-primarily based psychological well being expert services and packages for small children and adolescents for 25 decades, has promoted two of its own to guide the agency’s enhancement, communications and internet marketing endeavours. Samantha Messina has been appointed Improvement Officer and Misty Stoller has been appointed Director of Communications and Promoting.

“We are actually content to have this dynamic duo that collaborates so nicely alongside one another in carrying out our mission of prioritizing children’s mental overall health,” explained Tykes & Teenagers CEO Eric Garza, MHA, LCSW. “We are wanting forward to Misty and Sam top the way in the strategic communications and philanthropy endeavors for our neighborhood as our kids and people carry on to want psychological wellbeing training and assistance far more than ever.”

Just another day at Tykes & Teens for newly promoted Progress Officer Samantha Messina (left) and newly promoted Director of Communications and Promoting Misty Stoller (correct)!


Although they proceed to #ShineALight for the duration of Could Mental Overall health Awareness Month, they are also by now decking the halls and gearing up for the agency’s 15th Annual Competition of Trees & Lights getting area November 13 – 19, 2022, at Flagler Middle in Downtown Stuart.

Samantha joined Tykes & Teens a year in the past overseeing the agency’s grant purposes and contracts. In her new job, Sam is dependable for setting up, arranging, cultivating, and securing funding options for the company, as effectively as local community engagement. A Martin County native and Jensen Beach front Higher University alumna, she concluded her diploma at the University of Missouri – Kansas Metropolis (UMKC) in 2020 in which she gained a Bachelor of Arts in Songs. Sam’s profession in nonprofit progress started back again in 2016 when she fell in appreciate with fundraising for the duration of an internship with a area youth symphony in Kansas Town. After her internship, she transitioned into a aspect-time job in that corporation, developing her occupation in nonprofit growth and grant composing. Her expertise consists of numerous styles of nonprofit businesses spanning from executing arts to mental/behavioral health, as nicely as housing and human services.

Misty joined Tykes & Teenagers nearly two many years ago following a 25-yr career of correctly creating and executing outcomes-driven integrated communications strategies. She is liable for building and employing the detailed strategic system for all of the agency’s communications and marketing and advertising efforts, which includes company communications and branding, digital promoting and communications, local community engagement, and media relations. Prior to Tykes & Teens, Misty served nearby, national and international clientele with a comprehensive spectrum of corporation communications, general public relations and advertising and marketing communications companies for aviation, hospitality, and travel and tourism purchasers. During her time in the corporate planet, Misty also spearheaded numerous corporate social obligation systems and charitable giving jobs for her clients. In addition, she used hundreds of hrs each and every calendar year volunteering in her nearby Broward County group as PTA president, chairing university advisory boards, major several fundraising attempts for place educational facilities and youth athletics, and served on the city’s education and learning advisory board. She also assisted in location up a non-earnings organization targeted on mental wellness recognition and suicide prevention.  Misty attended Purdue University and attained her Bachelor of Science in Small business Administration with a target in internet marketing from the University of South Florida.

For a lot more info on Tykes & Teens’ children’s psychological well being systems and services, go to or get in touch with 772-220-3439.

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About Tykes & Teens

Tykes & Teenagers has been a foremost psychological well being provider for youngsters and adolescent proof-centered courses and expert services for 25 several years. Our mission is prioritizing children’s mental well being in our people, colleges and communities by a broad range of prevention, schooling, and treatment method applications and companies. Our passion and commitment are to empowering little ones and strengthening households by guaranteeing that all kids have accessibility to high quality counseling and mental health and fitness solutions, irrespective of economical standing. We also advocate for increased consciousness of mental overall health to clear away the stigma normally affiliated with searching for psychological overall health treatment. We present solutions from more than 50 spots, including outpatient workplaces in Palm Town, Jensen Seashore, Hobe Sound, Port St. Lucie and Vero Beach front, on-web site solutions in all Martin County universities, and in faculties in Okeechobee and Indian River counties, as well as collaboration with many community associates, in addition to digital telehealth solutions. We settle for most insurance coverage, personal payments, and we are a Medicaid-authorised service provider. We have effectively administered a sliding price scale for those people in need to have when essential for extra than 20 yrs. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, we also offer $750,000 in unreimbursed products and services to the communities we serve every single calendar year. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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