Marcus La Forgia -Communications Director
With more than 15 years experience in media, communications, sponsorship, event management and corporate social responsibility (CSR), Marcus is a consummate communications specialist.
His early career was in general reporting for several South Australian suburban and regional publications, before transitioning into broader marketing communications roles.
Before moving to FULLER, Marcus oversaw the public relations, sponsorship and community/CSR activities for Australia’s second largest credit union, People’s Choice. A number of milestones in this role including winning the 2012 Premier’s Award (SA) for Corporate Social Responsibility for the People’s Choice Community Lottery and managing the development of the People’s Choice Undies Run for Bowel Cancer which took out a 2013 Australian Marketing Institute award (SA) for Corporate Social Responsibility.
Marcus’ event and sponsorship experience has seen him working on major international events such as The Davis Cup and activating sponsorships with high profile brands including the Adelaide Strikers in the T20 Big Bash League, the Tour Down Under and the annual Credit Union Christmas Pageant.
Marcus brings to FULLER a keen eye for detail, a strong practical knowledge of contemporary communication practices and many years experience executing public relations and communications campaigns for national companies.
In my spare time
Away from the office, you’ll find Marcus trying to turn his brown thumb green in his backyard veggie patch or donning his blue, red and yellow scarf and heading to Adelaide Oval to cheer on his beloved Adelaide Crows.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts, Journalism (University of South Australia), Masters of Business Administration (University of South Australia)