Born in Massachusetts, Melissa moved to San Diego 7 years ago to attend USD, where she earned a degree in Business Marketing and got her first taste of the power of social media marketing for business. Upon graduation, she has always had professional roles that involve having a hand in social media. Melissa uses her creativity to create unique content strategies for her clients with the goals of driving traffic to their website, boosting engagement, and making each brand Insta famous! Outside of work, Melissa enjoys staying active with her dog, going beach camping, and cheering for her New England sports teams.
As a former broadcast meteorologist and reporter, Marissa brings a multimedia expertise to ChicExecs and will give her clients a better understanding of how the media works. Marissa most recently was a Emmy-nominated broadcast meteorologist in Tucson, Arizona, with KOLD News 13, covering everything from monsoon storms to snowstorms in the high country. She spent a few years in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with the local CBS affiliate after graduating from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Mass Communication and Journalism. She’s a Southern California girl, born and raised, but loves to travel and create lasting memories. Marissa is passionate about creating and building relationships with her clients and helping them achieve their personal and business goals. In her free time, she’s a small business owner, raises chickens, and loves to spend time with her husband, daughter and dog, Rylee.
Ashley brings more than a dozen years of television news experience to our Public Relations team, making her an expert when it comes to securing coverage for her clients. Prior to joining ChicExecs, she was a lifestyle and entertainment reporter in Southern California, yet had already made a name for herself as an award-winning news anchor in markets coast to coast including California, North Carolina and Georgia. Her unique blend on-camera storytelling skills, organization and long-lasting relationships has provided her with a toolkit to land exciting tv, print and digital features for the brands she represents. Ashley graduated from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism, majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in Political Science. In her free time, Ashley soaks up every minute she can with her kids, loves hiking and denies watching her favorite reality tv shows.
Thresa is a college graduate of San Diego State University with a bachelors in Communication and a minor in Journalism & Media Studies. During her time at SDSU, she was a competitive member of the San Diego State Track Team. Thresa started at ChicExecs as an intern and has since been moved up to Account Coordinator. She is extremely dedicated and goes above and goes above and beyond to deliver clients the best results. In her free time she enjoys yoga, trendy happy hour spots and hanging out with her cat.
Talia graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelors in Education and a Minor in Psychology. Her love for fashion, beauty, and keeping up with the latest trends led to her interest in PR. She is passionate about social media, and will do anything for the ‘gram (yes, she will get on the ground if it means getting your best angle). After work, you can find Talia at Better Buzz, petting dogs, eating pizza, at Disneyland, singing, dancing, or if its Monday…watching The Bachelor.
Laloni started as a Public Relations intern at Chic Execs, and was later hired on as an Account Coordinator during her last year at California State University San Marcos. Laloni has since graduated and hit the ground running with mesmerizing tenacity gaining client coverage in notable media such as Forbes, USA Today, Good Housekeeping, and Reader’s Digest. Outside of work, you can find Laloni taking spin classes and trying new food and wines. She believes that anything is possible with a strong work ethic and an unwavering desire to be the best version of yourself.
Andrea currently attends California State University, San Marcos and is acquiring her Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an emphasis in Marketing. While attending CSUSM, she started at ChicExecs as an intern and eventually took on an Account Coordinator role. She also has over five years of experience in the hospitality/restaurant industry where she garnered valuable knowledge and experience in customer service, communication, and crisis management. When she is not working or going to school, Andrea loves hanging out with friends, driving fast cars, and trying out new restaurants.
Allison is a recent graduate from California State University San Marcos. She acquired her Bachelors Degree in Literature and Writing with honors. She started as an intern in the PR department before coming into her position as an Account Coordinator. Aside from her strong work ethic and ambitious personality, Allison is loving and friendly. When not at work, you can find her spending her days at the beach in the sunshine or out on the golf course.
Danielle has more than 6 years of experience as a social media specialist. It is her true passion to curate creative content, ensuring every client of hers has a brand voice that resonates with their audience. She uses her creativity to help drive traffic to websites, promote content using various advertising strategies, and develop relationships with key influencers and target audiences.