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GET A PROFESSIONAL PHOTO AT OUR NEXT MEETING!

Immediately before and after our March 16 Luncheon with Jeremiah Gardner, 

we’re offering professional photos for your own personal use. 

Photos will be taken by a professional photographer hired just for this event.

Chase Leland, Chase Photography

http://www.chasephotography.biz

 Headshots from 10:30-11:30 & 1:00-1:30

$25 for members & $35 for non-members

Cash, credit, and check accepted

If you need a contemporary, professional photo for your bio and social media profiles, here’s your chance. 

 To RVSP, email Robbie Silver, Vice President of Communications at communications@prsaie.org. 

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FREE Chapter Membership Month!

Receive FREE membership to a local Chapter community (up to $100 value), when you join PRSA, this February! Certain restrictions apply. Get started!

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Board Member, Chris Perez Takes on New Work Opportunity

Westbound Communications Welcomes Chris Perez, APR as Partner

Riverside, CA -- Chris Perez, APR has joined Westbound Communications as Partner working primarily out of the firm’s Riverside office. In doing so he is closing the doors of his own consultancy and moving his clients into Westbound.

The move marks a coming home for Perez, rejoining a team that he worked with at CSP Communications, a public relations firm founded by him and Westbound Managing Partner Scott Smith. His responsibilities with Westbound include overseeing account teams, developing strategic plans, and supporting efforts to pursue additional industry practice areas and new business opportunities. Perez will work alongside Senior Partner Carrie Gilbreth, another former colleague.

"Westbound has had an office in the Inland Empire for 10 years now, but we are ready to expand our leadership bench and practice areas out of our new offices in Riverside,” said Gilbreth. “Chris is a consummate public relations professional who provides outstanding client management, strategic counsel and team development skills.”

With more than 25 years of experience, Perez brings deep PR, marketing and brand development experience across multiple sectors to Westbound. Specializing in communications strategy and agency management, Perez has developed highly successful campaigns for clients in the consumer, multicultural, B2B and government sectors. 

“It is a rare to get the chance to come back and work alongside a team where I once had so much success, not to mention a lot of fun,” said Perez. “Carrie and Scott have built an exceptional PR firm in Westbound and I’m excited to join them and help build an even stronger agency. I’m looking forward to growing business and mentoring a staff of exceptional young talent.”

With this move, Perez closes the doors to Chris Perez Consulting which has operated for nine years. His prior leadership positions have included Executive Vice President for Euro RSCG Magnet, Founder/President of CSP Communications, and supervisorial positions with Fleishman Hillard and Golin Harris. Perez is also an adjunct professor at Chapman University and is actively involved in the Western District, Orange County and Inland Empire chapters of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).  He is a graduate of the University of Southern California. 

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