Began as an Account Executive in 1996, promoted to Senior AE in 1998, Account Supervisor in 2000 while agency was Miller, Geer & Associates. It dissolved Miller/Geer & Associates and incorporated as Miller Geer Arizmendez, Inc.
Led strategy, engaging in primary client contact for a healthcare marketing agency responsible for business development and project management leadership on behalf of healthcare associations, integrated healthcare delivery systems, higher education/academic and start-up biotechnology accounts. With HR partner, responsible for the recruitment, orientation, training and management of public relations interns as well as all human resource policies and procedures.
Extensive event planning and management experience in the business (trade shows), sports (professional exhibition golf tournaments), and the medical/science fields (health professional continuing education/programming) -- providing communication support as host/producer for individual and joint press conferences (product or issue-related), and concurrently supporting conference speakers bureau activity onsite with strategic proactive media relations activities for event duration