I had an amazing time with Maurisa Turner Potts the Founder and CEO of SpottedMP on The Dating Advisory Board talking about how to create your personal brand in the dating world. SpottedMP is a marketing, public relations, and event strategy firm which provides distinctively tailored and integrated marketing solutions focused on economic and urban development, retail and non-profits entities in the Washington, D.C. area.
Maurisa’s proven methodology elevates clients within the marketplace and works to ensure her client’s brand is prominent within its target market. For companies looking to raise their profile, Maurisa can develop a distinct plan to increase media coverage and buzz. She draws generously upon her solid relationships with key market influencers and journalists to tap into a vast network of sources in print, broadcast, and online publications. She has expertly cultivated relationships with major media outlets have generated compelling stories for Washington Business Journal, The Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC, The Today Show, People Magazine, The Washington Times, NBC 4, ABC 7, WUSA 9, FOX 5, WTOP News, Northern Virginia Magazine, DC Modern Luxury, and Capitol File. Since her firm’s inception six years ago, she has successfully secured over 4,000 media mentions total for her various clients.
As a recognized community leader, Maurisa lends her expertise and enthusiasm serving with various organizations. She currently serves as Board Chair on the Executive Board of the Alexandria Small Business Development Center, is a senior member of ColorComm (Women of Color in Communications) and serves on the board of Running Brooke, a non-profit that goes the distance for at-risk children in Alexandria by funding innovative local charities and programs that help ensure young people are healthy, active and ready to succeed in school and life. She was appointed to the Executive Board of the prestigious fashion organization Fashion Group International, where she served as Development Chair (2012-2014). Past community activities include serving on the Executive Committee for Success in the City a professional women’s organization, and on the Marketing Advisory Board for the Torpedo Factory Arts Center. Maurisa is a past Executive Board Member of the DC Chapter of the American Marketing Association, where she was Vice President of Branding & Communications. She is also a former Executive Board Member for the Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce.