Tripepi Smith Adds Blair Welch to Team
Tripepi Smith welcomes Blair Welch as a Junior Business Analyst, effective August 28, 2019. Blair’s love for writing will be well served in her work with the Civic Business Journal, as well as working with social media and marketing at Tripepi Smith. During her time as an undergraduate student, Blair was the Engagement Editor for the university’s student-run newspaper. Her position included managing all social media accounts, writing and editing social and engagement pieces for the newspaper’s online publication, and compiling bi-weekly analytics reports to help target advertisers. During her time as Engagement Editor she helped to boost social media website access by 20%. Blair also worked for the university’s daily newscast, The Daily Update, where she utilized her photography and videography skills to create news packages about local and campus-wide events.
During her final year of college, Blair interned at D Magazine, where she was a published writer of over 50 technology, innovation, and entrepreneurial-based articles. In addition to writing, Blair interviewed members of the Dallas community, edited articles, attended events, and worked with clients to turn press release information into unique web stories. Blair worked specifically with the magazine’s collaboration with the Dallas Regional Chamber- Dallas Innovates.
“I am so excited to be joining the team at Tripepi Smith. The position allows me to combine my love of learning and helping people with my background in writing, editing, and communications,” Blair said. “This position is really going to push me to grow professionally and teach valuable skills that will serve me throughout my career and my life.”
Blair is a recent graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. She completed her undergraduate degree with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Business.
“We are excited to be adding Blair as strong new addition to our team,” said President of Tripepi Smith, Ryder Todd Smith. “Her enthusiasm towards public affairs and connecting people will really allow her to put her talents to work and encourage her to ‘always be learning’.”
About Tripepi Smith
Tripepi Smith is a marketing, technology and public affairs firm located in Orange County, CA. Its clients include for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies throughout the state of California. Its unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provides a competitive advantage for organizations seeking to leverage the Internet to achieve their communication goals. The firm also provides full content creation services, including: ghost writing, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, email marketing campaigns and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of Culver City, City of Rolling Hills Estates, City of Tracy, City of Cupertino, City of Duarte, City of Daly City, City of La Cañada Flintridge, City of Santa Ana, City of Paramount, City of Huntington Beach, City of El Cerrito, City of Indian Wells, City of Yuba City, Industry Business Council, NHA Advisors, Cal Choice, California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, Rowland Water District, Valley Water Company, California Contract Cities Association, California City Management Foundation, League of California Cities, Institute for Local Government, Renne Public Law Group, Inland Empire Utilities Agency and Climatec Energy Services.