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Team Tripepi Smith to Attend the 2021 CCCA Fall Summit

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The Tripepi Smith CCCA Fall Summit Team: Bria Balliet, Jon Barilone, Karen Villasenor, Mike Egan, Ryder Todd Smith and Saara Lampwalla.Tripepi Smith will be in Indian Wells, CA for the California Contract Cities Association’s (CCCA)  2021 Fall Educational Summit from September 16 to September 19.

President Ryder Todd Smith, Director Mike Egan, Director Jon Barilone, Senior Business Analyst Bria Balliet, Business Analyst Saara Lampwalla, and Business Analyst Karen Villaseñor will represent the Tripepi Smith team. Along with his attendance, Ryder will be speaking on the work-from-home model and the pros and cons of the remote business structure.

Tripepi Smith has supported CCCA for over a decade and officially became a Platinum Associate Member in 2019. Over the years, Tripepi Smith attended several CCCA Annual Fall Summits in various locations throughout California, including Rancho Mirage, Coronado, Oxnard, Catalina, Carlsbad and Dana Point. CCCA has tapped Tripepi Smith for a variety of projects, including website support and development, social media management, conference and board meeting photography, strategic planning and management of the Association’s partner committee. Most recently, Tripepi Smith embarked on a website redesign project in December 2020, and the new website went live just six months later in June 2021. Additionally, CCCA has selected Tripepi Smith as its public affairs partner following a rigorous RFP process.

“CCCA’s Annual Fall Summit provides an opportunity for leaders in the local government sector to convene and trade ideas about important issues facing our cities,” said Ryder. “We value our long-standing partnership with CCCA and its member cities, and our team has enjoyed attending this event since 2010. We look forward to connecting with public service colleagues and contributing to policy discussions to improve public service in California. I applaud CCCA for holding an in-person event in a safe manner that enables the family of CCCA to gather.”

About the California Contract Cities Association

CCCA is a collection of member cities united for a common cause. Born in 1957 as the direct result of the “Lakewood Plan”, CCCA grew from eight contracting or member cities to 70 member cities today with more than seven million residents. Membership growth remains one of the main priorities of the Association. CCCA serves as a rallying point for cities contracting for municipal services to ensure constituents receive the best service at the minimum cost. Through municipal seminars, education, and exchange of ideas and information, CCCA combines resources to influence policy decisions that affect member cities.

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 CanyonCity of Culver CityCity of CupertinoCity of Daly CityCity of DuarteCity of Grover BeachCity of Santa PaulaCity of Indian WellsCity of La Cañada FlintridgeCity of Lake ForestCity of LivermoreCity of NapaCity of ParamountCity of MartinezCity of TracyCity of VallejoCalChoice Energy AuthorityCalifornia Joint Powers Insurance AuthoritySanta Clarita Valley Water AgencySanta Clara County Fire DepartmentCosta Mesa Sanitary DistrictRowland Water DistrictCalifornia Contract Cities AssociationCalifornia City Management FoundationRenne Public Law GroupBob Hall & Associates and Climatec.