The Business Value Forum

Carolyn Lavin, Lavin Marketing Communications

Marketing Strategist | Business Writer | Social Media/PR Driver | Website Innovator

As a seasoned marketing professional, Carolyn Lavin provides strategic advice and action for business professionals to build a marketing-centric culture; improve communications with clients and prospects; generate awareness in the community via public relations and social media; and attract new business.

A frequent writer and speaker on issues at the intersection of marketing and business development, she focuses on clients in the professional service arena including: law, accounting, finance and technology. 

In 2019, Carolyn was voted the winner for the category of public relations services for attorneys in a Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly reader-rankings survey and placed voted in the top three for overall marketing. She also received — for the second time — Constant Contact’s “All Star” award for accomplishing measurable business objectives for her clients via e-mail marketing.

Prior to launching Lavin Marketing Communications in 2006, Carolyn held positions as the Director of Marketing and Client Services for the law firm of Tillinghast, Licht (and its predecessor firms) in Providence and Boston, and for the CPA firm of Sansiveri, Kimball.  She served as the first Director of Communications for the Rhode Island Bar Association.

In the community, Carolyn was active for almost six years as a board member and chair for the East Bay Center (formerly East Bay Mental Health). She was a member and chair of the Communications Committee for Parents at La Salle Academy in Providence.

Carolyn lives in Rumford, Rhode Island, with her husband Dr. Thomas J. Lavin, III. She has two adult daughters, making their way in the world with a heightened awareness of writing and grammar.

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Phone Number
(401) 680-9816

Mailing Address
11 South Angell Street - #319
Providence, Rhode Island 02906