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Kelly Keehn Joins Team Tripepi Smith

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Tripepi Smith welcomed Kelly Keehn to the team as Operations Manager on April 19, 2021.

“I am excited to be able to collaborate with such incredible and talented individuals, who take pride in their work and service to local governments and their constituents,” said Kelly. “Tripepi Smith’s devotion to ‘Always Be Learning’ is phenomenal, and I’m excited to begin supporting this incredible team.”

Prior to joining Tripepi Smith, Kelly worked as the Director of Outreach for Child Creativity Lab (CCL), a non-profit dedicated to bringing STEM education to underserved youth.  She played an instrumental role in client outreach and building partner relationships to develop new ways to reach this population during the pandemic. Kelly also assisted in process improvements and streamlined development of new programs while staying true to the CCL outreach mission.

With the Rancho Santiago Community College District, Kelly helped to increase visibility of the business incubator and expand the outreach of the facility to the community. She facilitated the first ever, new business launch event at the District and assisted the business development center in moving to virtual programming.

“We are excited to welcome Kelly to the Tripepi Smith family,” said Nicole Smith, Tripepi Smith Chief Financial Officer. “With her experience building partner relationships and in process improvement, we are looking forward to applying Kelly’s talents to facilitate our firm’s growth.”

Tripepi Smith has experienced tremendous growth in the last five years, growing from seven to 26 members of the team. With this growth comes complexity, and Tripepi Smith is buffing up its internal management infrastructure to help our talent remain focused on client deliveries.

Kelly is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.

About Tripepi Smith

Tripepi Smith is a California-based marketing, technology and public affairs firm that serves for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies. Its unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provides a competitive advantage to agencies seeking to leverage the internet to achieve their communication goals. The firm 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 American Canyon, City of Culver City, City of Cupertino, City of Daly City, City of Duarte, City of Grover Beach, City of Santa Paula, City of Indian Wells, City of La Cañada Flintridge, City of Lake Forest, City of Livermore, City of Napa, City of Paramount, City of Martinez, City of Tracy, City of Vallejo, CalChoice Energy Authority, California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, Santa Clara County Fire Department, Costa Mesa Sanitary District, Rowland Water District, California Contract Cities Association, California City Management Foundation, Renne Public Law Group, Bob Hall & Associates and Climatec Energy Services.