HCP Associates Welcomes Three New Team Members

TAMPA, Fla. (July 1, 2022)- As HCP continues to grow with new clientele, the firm’s Managing Partners Sean Coniglio and Eric Polins announced today the addition of two coordinators and an intern.

Thomas Manzello will be joining the team as the new Marketing Communications Coordinator, Jack Smith will serve as the new Research Coordinator, and Nicole Alfonso as a new Marketing intern.

“We are thrilled to welcome three unique and talented professionals to our expanding team. Our clients and firm will directly benefit from their expertise ranging from public relations, corporate messaging and branding and social media to qualitative and quantitative research and analysis,” Polins said.

As our new Marketing Communications Coordinator, Manzello will be responsible for producing content for press releases, social media, newsletters, and other PR-related items. He will also produce communications-based evaluations and KPIs to track content created and published on behalf of the firm’s clientele.

Originally from New York, Manzello earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from SUNY College at Old Westbury and continued his education earning his Master of Arts in Strategic Communications from Eastern Illinois University. Manzello relocated to Tampa in 2019 and loves being in Champa Bay.

“I am excited to be part of the team at HCP and use my background and experience in marketing and content creation with their diverse clientele. The firm has a great culture and I already feel like a valuable member of the team,” Manzello said.

Smith relocated to Tampa in 2021 to earn his Master of Arts in Communications from the University of Tampa. While attending USF, he served on several state and national survey teams designing, implementing, and analyzing survey data and presenting the results to officials and students at local and regional conferences.

As our new Research Coordinator, Smith will perform market research, evaluation, and report findings to client services. He will also assist with qualitative and quantitative research, analysis, and reporting.

“HCP is a unique firm in its offerings. I am excited to work with its skilled team and use my background in designing surveys and research analysis to further the goals of the firm and the clientele,” Smith said.

Alfonso is currently a third-year student at the University of South Florida where she is pursuing her Bachelor of Arts and Science degrees in Communications and Political Science with a concentration in political theory. She will be assisting our marketing services team and getting comprehensive hands-on experience creating content, event planning, conducting secondary research, and more!

“This is my first marketing and communications internship, and I am loving it so far! The team is so knowledgeable, and I cannot wait to keep learning from this talented team,” Alfonso said.