HCP Associates Welcomes Diahara Traore as New Communications Associate

TAMPA, Fla. (Mar 12, 2024)- Today, HCP Associates announces the addition of Diahara Traore to the team as a Communications Associate. In her new position with the team, she will provide marketing & communications support to the team through a variety of tasks, such as monitoring social and traditional media channels, developing content and liaising with media personnel. Additionally, she will collaborate with internal teams to develop strategic communication plans, analyze market trends, and provide insights for optimizing our clients’ public relations strategies.

HCP Managing Partner Eric Polins said, “We are thrilled to welcome Diahara to our team. With her robust global background, she brings diverse perspectives and experiences that will undoubtedly enrich our communications efforts for all clientele and our firm. In an interconnected world where effective communication transcends borders, Diahara will play a pivotal role in ensuring our message resonates both locally and internationally.”

Traore graduated with the December 2023 class at The University of Tampa (UT)  earning a B.A. with a double major in Advertising and Public Relations and Communication Speech Studies. She is currently continuing her studies at UT, pursuing her Master of Arts in Professional Communication with anticipated graduation in December of 2024. 

“I am so proud to be a part of a firm that has such a rich history with numerous accomplishments. HCP works in some unique sectors, and I cannot wait to apply my marketing communications skills to enhance our client experiences,” Traore said.

Born in New York, Traore is originally from Bamako, Mali, and was raised in Dakar, Senegal. Leveraging proficiency in French, English, Wolof, and Bambara, Traore aims to establish meaningful connections with diverse clients, ensuring their effective representation. While completing her undergraduate degree, Traore held multiple positions and actively participated in UT’s Diversity Advisory Group, a competitive platform dedicated to championing an inclusive learning environment in higher education. 

Outside of work, Traore loves to travel with her sisters and explore new countries, as well as cooking new dishes. Join the HCP team in welcoming her by connecting with us and engaging on our social media channels.