We are professional, personable and passionate in providing exceptional customer service. We have more than 80 years of combined industry experience in broadcast, print and online media. We have experts in the ever-changing landscape of social media and online marketing.
Don’t let our size fool you. We don’t need a lot of team members, just the right ones.
Founder / Digital Marketing
Robert Cerrone is the founder of GXC Design. He brings an extensive background and in-depth knowledge of marketing and advertising. Robert has served as the chief editor for one of the state’s premier home improvement magazines in Maricopa County as well as having more than 15 years of experience in the retail industry in sales and marketing.
As an editor, advertising sales representative and retail-marketing manager, Robert has gained the invaluable experience of working with a wide range of businesses from family-owned operations to multi-million dollar commercial development projects. Robert has a keen sense of assessing his clients’ comprehensive marketing needs, identifying missed opportunities and guiding clients through the steps of increasing their sales. Many of his clients from more than a decade ago are now clients of the agency who still rely on Robert’s ingenious ideas.
Robert has been nationally recognized for his innovative marketing and advertising initiatives for various national brands. Today, Robert is known by his colleagues and clients as an “out-of-the-box”, forward-thinking digital sales strategist. His social media campaigns have resulted in not just quantity customers for our clients, but equally important, quality clients.
Robert is also certified in the areas of web development and design, graphic design, as well as certifications in film and post-production editing from UCLA. Robert lives in the West Valley with his family where they are all actively involved in community theater. He also currently sits on the Board of Directors with Every Kid Counts Charity, a group committed to empowering under-served children by providing resources and support.
PR & Marketing Strategies
Tess Dumlao is the Founder and CEO of Phoenix Public Relations and Marketing. Her career as a publicist began in broadcast news with her first TV job at KNBC-TV (Ch. 4) in Los Angeles, CA. Her duties included booking guests, researching and field producing for the nationally syndicated consumer advocate show, “Fight Back!” with David Horowitz. Reporters and anchors at KNBC encouraged Tess to try her hand “on the other side of the camera.” Within six months, Tess landed her first reporting job at the NBC affiliate in Palm Springs, CA.
For nearly 20 years, Tess has reported for TV stations in Phoenix, Tucson and anchored the morning newscast for the ABC affiliate in Austin, TX. She has worn many hats in the newsroom from general assignment reporter, investigative reporter, medical reporter to feature reporter. Her most recent on-air position was at ABC 15 for Arizona’s leading lifestyle magazine show. Tess has also worked for the Phoenix NBC affiliate, KPNX-TV (Ch. 12).
Today, Tess takes her years of experience in the news and applies her knowledge to plan the most effective and efficient PR and marketing campaigns for her clients. Tess lays out the road map and oversees all key clients’ marketing strategies. Tess and her team not only coordinate with the clients, but also closely work with news producers, newspaper/magazine editors and various media contacts to ensure each client is accurately represented.
Tess Dumlao sits on the Board of Directors with the Phoenix Police Department’s “Silent Witness” Program.
As a media expert, this non-profit branch relies on Tess to promote its community law enforcement efforts. Tess has also served as an on-air host for the City of Tempe’s and the City of Peoria’s Ch. 11 in promoting its local commerce and tourism industry. Tess lives in the West Valley and enjoys keeping active outdoors with her family.