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Is there a reason why established Fortune 500 companies and aspiring entrepreneurs have been in working relationships with us for over 12 years, on average? ABSOLUTELY. Why? It is our THINKING. We are trend setters – not followers.

Our primary partners have over 100 years of successful, well- documented marketing expertise. We have a long lineage of experience as both client bosses and agency think tanks. We get it. No big learning curve here. We understand your daily challenges. We stay on top of your bottom line. We’re equipped to get down in the trenches to ensure you meet your goals and objectives. Comprehensive creative campaigns. Cutting- edge marketing strategies. Cost- effective media planning. Integrated public relations efforts that just keep on producing that free visibility.

It’s what Absolute Thinking will do for you. Contact us today. It’s a no-brainer.

The Team

Ed Gilbert

Ed Gilbert

Head Thinker

  • 42 Years of Marketing Experience
  • CEO – Gilbert & Manjura Marketing
  • SR VP Account Services – Robinson, Yesawich & Pepperdine Advertising
  • Director of Marketing, PGA of America
  • Director of Marketing North America for Swissotels (New York, Chicago, Boston, L.A.)
  • VP Marketing Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
  • Director of Tourism, State of Florida
  • 2006 Inductee to Florida Tourism Hall of Fame

Debbie Morris

Debbie Morris

Digital Thinker

  • 32 Years of digital marketing experience
  • President of Web Resource Management
  • Google AdWords Certified
  • Google Analytics Certified
  • Former HBA of Metro Orlando / Florida Home Builder Association Board Member
  • Notable Clients: Golfweek, Tony Roma’s, Avatar Homes, Fiserv
Ramona Hurley

Ramona Hurley

VP Public Relations

  • 28 Years Marketing & PR Experience
  • President RIH Marketing, PR & Social Media
  • Director of Marketing – PR Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort
  • Director of Marketing Pappas Restaurants
  • Director of Marketing Highlands of Innisbrook Luxury Living
  • Public Speaker – Florida Prepaid College
  • Contributing Writer – Bay Area Business Magazine
Ryan Julison

Ryan Julison

VP Public Relations

  • 30 Years of Publicity and Communications Experience
  • President – Julison Communications
  • Sr. VP Communications – Ginn Development Group
  • Sr. VP Public PR – Gilbert & Manjura Marketing

Beth Cocchiarella

Beth Cocchiarella

VP Public Relations

  • 17 Years Marketing and Public Relations Experience
  • Director of Communications – Visit Orlando
  • TV Reporter Fox 35 Orlando
  • VP-Pecora Public Relations
  • Director of Public Relations – Pulte Homes Florida
  • Director of Marketing – 5/3 Bank