Andy Abbate is a public relations, marketing and social media professional who is the founder and president of Tenbrook Associates Marketing & Public Relations. He has created highly successful campaigns for clients in such diverse fields as: insurance, financial services, construction, professional associations, logistics, international trade, legal services, charitable, end-of-life choices, hospitality, specialty foods, food service and chambers of commerce.
Prior to founding Tenbrook Associates Marketing & Public Relations, Andy was responsible for public relations, marketing and community relations for a major non-profit founded by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce; he planned and conducted public relations and community outreach for South Florida’s largest credit union; and designed and implemented public relations and marketing programs for a national specialty foods provider.
He served as chief staff officer for a national professional association; directed public relations and government affairs for a consortium of engineering associations; and managed special events for America’s oldest engineering society. His career began doing advertising and promotions for MusicRadio 77 WABC, while he earned his Bachelors of Science in Communications from St. John’s University.
Andy is committed to giving back to the community and has been recognized by two Miami-Dade County Mayors and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners for his outstanding community service. The City of Doral also honored him for his “…commitment, devotion and untiring support…”
His professional and community service includes:
- Director, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
- Director, The Prostate Cancer Mission
- Director, Neighbors 4 Neighbors
- Co-Founder, Town of Medley Chamber of Commerce
- Mayoral Appointee, Town of Medley Economic Development Committee
- Originator, Doral Business Council
- Director, West Kendall Business Association
- Director, Geeki Girls
- Member, Miami-Dade Police Department Citizens Advisory Committee
- Executive Board, UNICO National – Coral Gables Chapter
- Director, Grand Jury Association