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Peter Johnson Joins Team Tripepi Smith

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Peter Johnson headshotTripepi Smith welcomed Peter Johnson, a resident of San Luis Obispo, to the team as the newest Business Analyst on June 26, 2023. Peter joined seven other Tripepi Smith hires in what marked the company’s largest single day of team growth in its history.

“I am thrilled to join Tripepi Smith’s growing and talented team and look forward to helping it deliver top-notch services to local governments and the communities they serve,” Peter said. “Tripepi Smith’s commitment to excellence and its ‘always-be-learning’ spirit is what sets it apart, and I’m excited to contribute.”

Prior to Tripepi Smith, Peter worked as assistant editor of the San Luis Obispo New Times, a weekly newspaper publishing since 1986. In his five years in this role, he served as a senior reporter covering county and city government and regional topics like the environment, agriculture and courts. He also helped direct the paper’s editorial coverage and managed freelance writers.

Peter earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Stanford University. He is passionate about enhancing trust in local government through transparency, thoughtful communication and healthy media relations.

“We’re excited to welcome Peter to the team,” said Tripepi Smith President Ryder Todd Smith. “His years of experience as a newsroom leader on the Central Coast will be an asset to our clients and will help us expand our media relations operation.”

About Tripepi Smith

Tripepi Smith is a marketing, technology and public affairs firm based in Orange County, CA. Its clients include for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies throughout the state of California. The firm’s unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provides a competitive advantage for organizations seeking to leverage the Internet to achieve their communication goals. Tripepi Smith provides full content creation services, including: ghostwriting, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine optimization, email marketing, crisis communications, social media management and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of Santa AnaCity of Culver CityCity of Rolling Hills EstatesCity of TracyCity of Santa CruzCity of SnoqualmieCity of CupertinoCity of Daly CityCity of La Cañada FlintridgeCity of ParamountCity of Huntington BeachCity of El CerritoCity of Indian WellsCity of Yuba CitySanta Clara County Fire DepartmentIndustry Business CouncilNHA AdvisorsCalChoiceCalifornia Joint Powers Insurance AuthorityRowland Water DistrictCalifornia Contract Cities AssociationCalifornia City Management FoundationLeague of California CitiesInstitute for Local GovernmentRenne Public Law GroupInland Empire Utilities Agency and Climatec Energy Services.