R.I. native tapped to fill marketing role

The Providence Journal on Jun 10, 2016

R.I. native tapped to fill marketing role

Wall was forced out just days after the state’s dismal rollout of a new tourism campaign branded with the slogan “Cooler & Warmer.”

She has been replaced by Lara Salamano, a University of Rhode Island graduate with 20 years of marketing experience, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced at a news conference Friday. Salamano, 45, said she gave notice Thursday to Pop Media, a CBS/Lionsgate company in New York, where she’s vice president of partner marketing. She starts here July 11.