The Rochester Downtown Alliance has hired a new Marketing and Communications Manager.

photo from RDA

In a news release sent out by the R.D.A. Wednesday morning it was announced that Samantha Rossi will take over the position beginning June 19.  The staff has been down one since the departure of Ender Gocmen and with "Thursdays on First and Third", they certainly can utilize her expertise.

Samantha was previously the marketing director at Custom Alarm in Rochester.

Speaking of "Thursdays on First", for those new to the area it's free with great food, beverage, arts and crafts plus some wonderful entertainment.