PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 2, 2007—Calypso Communications, a full service marketing, public relations, and design agency with offices in Portsmouth and Manchester, announced today that Craig Smith has been promoted to Vice President with the responsibility of managing client accounts and developing new business.
Craig, a Manchester native, joined Calypso in January after spending a year as Public Affairs Advisor and Communications Director for Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta. Craig is the founder of Riverbank Communications, a Manchester-based political consulting and fundraising company, which played a pivotal role in Guinta’s historic 2005 victory, as well as a number of other national, state, and local campaign victories.
As Vice President, Craig will pay particular attention to expanding Calypso’s public affairs client portfolio and expanding the Firm’s overall presence in the Greater Manchester Region. Calypso currently provides strategic public relations and marketing services to Manchester-based organizations such as Public Service of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Catholic Charities, Wal-Mart Stores, and The New Hampshire Food Bank.
“I am honored to join Calypso’s management team,” Craig said. “This is a great opportunity and challenge that I am very much looking forward to.”
Craig holds a B.A. in Political Science from Saint Anselm College and an M.B.A. from Southern New Hampshire University. He is an active member of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Committee, and an appointed member of the City of Manchester’s Public Safety Review Board. Smith currently resides in Manchester, NH.
“This is an exciting time for Calypso,” said Calypso Founder Paul Young. “We are pleased to add Craig to our Senior Management Team and are excited about his experience, talent, and potential to expand and enhance Calypso’s presence throughout the state.”
About Calypso Communications
Based in Portsmouth, N.H. and with offices in Manchester, N.H, Calypso Communications provides domestic and global organizations with a full array of communication services including community relations, media and presentation training, grassroots outreach, campaign development, speech writing and preparation, annual reports, crisis management, survey research, new media solutions, web design and development, and graphic design and print services. Calypso’s current clients include Public Service of New Hampshire; Wal-Mart Stores; New Hampshire Catholic Charities; Wheelabrator Technologies Inc.; HarborCorp LLC; InterGen; GoffWilson PA; Imprivata; Babcock Power Inc.; PhRMA; Celunol; General Linen; Nurse Audit; Seacoast Gastroenterology; The Music Hall; and Seacoast Hospice. For more information on how Calypso can help focus your corporate communications, visit .