Uncapped communications, a health communications agency that is part of GCI Group, promotes Alexandra Canale to managing director. Canale has been with CGI since 2016, most recently serving as EVP, New York market leader. Before that, she was SVP, health practice director at Makovsky and VP, strategy & engagement at Ruder Finn. In her new role, Canale will be responsible for driving growth and working with uncapped clients as they negotiate such initiatives as series funding rounds, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, launches of first-to-market therapies and significant pipeline developments. “Alex and the team at uncapped embrace a truly entrepreneurial spirit,” said GCI Group global CEO Kristin Cahill.
BoardroomPR promotes Eric Kalis to SVP. Kalis has been with the agency since 2015, most recently serving as a VP at the agency, focusing on media relations, client relations and business development for clients in industries including real estate, law and banking. Before BoardroomPR team, Kalis was a reporter at Miami Today and the Daily Business Review and served as South Florida Bureau Chief at The Real Deal. “Eric brings tremendous value to BoardroomPR through his journalism background, knowledge of the key industries we service and unwavering commitment to our clients,” said BoardroomPR CEO and founder Julie Talenfeld.
UnCruise Adventures, a small ship adventure cruise company, hires Monica Sagisi as VP of marketing and sales. Sagisi was previously director of marketing at Paul Gauguin Cruises, senior marketing manager at Cruise West and co-owner of Green Cactus Vacations. Most recently, she was marketing manager at Tacoma,WA-based Harts Services. Her background encompasses UnCruise Adventures’ primary destination of Alaska as well as Baja Mexico’s Gulf of California. "Her wealth of experience in expedition cruising and her passion for delivering exceptional travel experiences align perfectly with our values," said UnCruise Adventures owner and CEO Dan Blanchard.