Director of Public Relations
Email: laleveea@centenaryuniversity.edu
Phone: (908) 852-1400, ext. 2238

Annamaria has over 16 years experience in the field of public relations and communications and has been a member of the Centenary University community for over 14 years.  She first served in the capacity of Public Relations Manager, then as Director of Public Relations.  Her responsibilities at the University include media relations, alumni newsletter communication, management of the Centenarian and crisis communications.  Before her tenure at Centenary University, she was a Senior Account Executive at Communications Strategies, Inc. on healthcare accounts, such as Claritin® and worked with television personality Joan Lunden, the Claritin® spokesperson at that time.  She also served as Senior Account Executive at Richartz, Fliss, Clark and Pope on trade accounts.  Previous to that, Lalevee worked in publishing for seven years at Reed Elsevier – New Providence in multiple roles, such as Managing Editor, Senior Editor, Freelance Coordinator and Assistant Editor for R. R. Bowker’s Books In Print products, as well as a Marquis Who’s Who publication.  She is on the Board of Directors for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) New Jersey Chapter and has served in multiple capacities for that organization, such as Co-Chair of the New Professional Committee and Secretary. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Corporate and Organization Communication from Fairleigh Dickinson University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in English: Communications from the same institution. She resides in Mansfield Township and in her spare time she is a Girl Scout Leader for Brownie Troop 96096 and is Co-Chair for the Arts & Education Committee for the Mansfield Parent Teacher Association.