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Robert Jordan Joins Team Tripepi Smith

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Tripepi Smith welcomed Robert Jordan to the team as its newest part-time Junior Business Analyst on February 17, 2021. Robert is currently a first-year graduate student at Pepperdine University working towards a Masters of Public Policy expecting to graduate in Spring 2022.

“I am excited to join a team of dedicated professionals that help better connect local governments to their constituents,” said Robert. “Having the opportunity to experience a different part of the local government community is exciting and I am grateful for the growth opportunities that Tripepi Smith has to offer.”

Prior to joining Tripepi Smith, Robert worked as a Graduate Assistant at Davenport Institute at Pepperdine University. He played an instrumental role in partner outreach and building partner relationships to develop a nationwide social media campaign. Robert also assisted in brand optimization and content alignment with marketing materials, particularly Davenport’s motto of “Policy Begins with People.” During his undergraduate years, he held communications intern positions at the City of Riverside Mayor’s office and Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District.

With the City of Riverside, Robert helped to increase the Mayor’s social media presence through photography and by developing an educational social media video series of historical facts about the Riverside community. He also assisted staff in policy analysis and community outreach, and staffed various events with dignitaries ranging from the city level to the international level.

“We are excited to welcome Robert to the Tripepi Smith family as we are expanding faster than ever to meet the communications demand the pandemic has placed on local governments,” said Ryder Todd Smith, Tripepi Smith President. “With his experience building partner relationships and in city government, we are looking forward to applying the talents Robert brings to the table to our growing list of clients.”

He is a graduate of California Baptist University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & New Media and Public Relations, with a concentration in Photojournalism and Social Media Strategy, as well as minors in Political Science and Global Justice. Robert joins fellow “Lancer” Alexandra Applegate at the company.

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 El Cerrito, City of Indian Wells, City of La Cañada Flintridge, City of Lakeport, City of Lake Forest, City of Napa, City of Paramount, City of Santa Cruz, City of Tracy, City of Vallejo, Cal Choice Energy Authority, California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Rowland Water District, California Contract Cities Association, California City Management Foundation, Institute for Local Government, League of California Cities, Renne Public Law Group, Bob Hall & Associates and Climatec Energy Services.