Lumina names Jill Kermes SVP of communications

Lumina, a Tampa-based risk sensing intelligence firm, named Jill Kermes senior vice president of communications.

Kermes has more than 20 years of experience in corporate and brand strategy; corporate social responsibility, issues management, political communications and public affairs consulting, a statement said.

In addition to her communications responsibilities, Kermes will also serve in a strategy role for Mission LISA, the company’s data aggregation project focused on providing evidence-based solution for the national opioid crisis.

Kermes previously was head of corporate affairs for the Qurate Retail Group, which includes St. Petersburg-based HSN.  Prior to that she led corporate affairs for HSNi and reported directly to then-president and CEO, Mindy Grossman.

 

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