Rebecca Shireman Named Manager, Communications and Public Relations at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
By Space Coast Daily // October 12, 2017
Born and raised in Titusville, Florida
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Rebecca Shireman was promoted to Manager of Communications and Public Relations at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex from her role as assistant manager of communications and public relations.
The announcement was made by Lisa Hultquist, senior director of sales, marketing, content and education for the visitor complex.
In her new role, Shireman will be leading the internal and external communications strategy for Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, as well as overseeing social media efforts.
This leadership position will see her managing a team that develops messaging, marketing and press materials, social media content, and manage media relationships on and off site.
“Rebecca has impressed us with her strategic and calm approach to our business,” Hultquist said.
“She hit the ground running when she joined us in 2016 and has helped to garner amazing publicity for many of our major initiatives from the opening of Heroes & Legends last fall, to the Summer of Mars and Mars Rover tour this summer. We look forward to seeing Rebecca continue to shine here at the visitor complex.”
Shireman graduated from the University of South Florida with a BA in mass communications, and prior to joining Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, served as a senior editor for SpaceCoast Living magazine.
Born and raised in Titusville, Florida, she is an active member of the community, currently serving as chair of the board of directors of weVENTURE, a member of the board of directors for the Bridges Foundation, past president and active member of the Junior League of South Brevard, Inc., The Haven for Children Guild and a volunteer with various other organizations throughout the community. She is also a member of the Space Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association, and a recipient of Lead Brevard’s 4 under 40 award, the Junior League’s Spirit of the League award and the ABWA’s Making a Difference Award.
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