Polly Parlotto is the Executive Assistant to Al Forbes, Executive Vice President at RUSH Construction and also the Marketing Coordinator for the firm. She is a critical liaison between upper management at RUSH and Stina Bee Marketing, the firm’s contracted marketing company. She also assists multiple RUSH project managers with many aspects of Medical/Commercial projects.
Originally from Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Parlotto claims to be a “Florida Cracker since 1966”, when she and her family moved to Cocoa Beach, Florida. “My father worked at the Space Center as a computer programmer for 33 years before retiring, and even got to ‘push the button’ on an Apollo launch!”
With more than 25 years experience as an executive assistant, Polly has worked in the construction, medical, and banking industries. She handles all of the marketing aspects with Stina Bee Marketing which include the RUSH website, company brochure, resumes for employees, developing marketing sheets for completed projects, press releases, and email newsletters just to name a few things. Polly also assist Mr. Forbes and the other project managers with every portion of their projects from bidding, bid proposals, budgets, contracts with Owners/Subcontractors, Owner Direct Purchase program for Owners who are tax exempt, and monitors numerous websites for future work. Polly prides herself in her professional demeanor, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to multi-task at a very high level while staying organized.
When asked what her favorite part about working for RUSH is, Polly responded that: “The best part is the people. RUSH has so many extremely talented professionals who work very hard, but always seem to find time for each other.”
Happily married since 1990 to her husband, Gene, Polly is an avid lover of animals. She currently has three cats, Mia, Milo and Mickey. Her favorite hobbies include camping, golfing, swimming, oil painting, and working with animals.
Polly’s favorite quote: “Until one has loved an animal, part of their soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France (Nobel Prize Winner, 1921)