is the go-to partner for lifestyle brands hungry for a real piece of the marketshare.
We reveal the relevant story, serve with relish to key infuencers, satiate consumer cravings, and savor in our client wins.
Fresh and seasoned:
A team of veteran practitioners who stay one step ahead of trends and will not rest on the laurels of past successes. We have done it all before, failed, prevailed, and we know the difference.
Our strategies are meaty, creative and on-point because they’re backed by a thoughtful process that considers the state of your world.
Let Us Sink Our Teeth.
When you put your faith in us, we become the proverbial dog. Your brand is our bone.
Good isn’t good enough.
We battle for the best ideas.
Can turn on a dime.
Deep bench of experience, from beta to launch.
We nerd-out on analytics.
…with coming out on top.
This is an abbreviated smattering of recent coverage for your reference.
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Really, it’s not about us. We dedicate our time to advancing client objectives. Here are a few tidbits.
Recent winners of two Hermes Awards, four PR World Awards, Communicator Award, PRSA PRism and Silver Quill Award
- Matt Kovacs,President
Eyes in the crow’s nest and boots on the ground, Matt possesses long-scope vision and a willingness getting into the tactical trenches to gut out a win. No “elusive leader,” Matt will be your main point of contact and will likely be the one pursuing you with opportunities. He is tenacious with his brands.Easton Sports, Newcastle Brown Ale, Levi Strauss, Lids, Performance Bike, KeVita, AmaWaterways, Kashi, Honest Tea, ESPNEmail
- John Davies,CEO
With 40 years at the helm of game changing communications efforts, John’s savvy is the sought after gold standard in the industry. Every strategic approach that goes out the door is influenced by John’s experience – and his philosophies on client service are considered sacrosanct by the team.Balance Bar, American Express, Four Seasons, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Exxon, Chevron, Mayo Clinic, Neverland Ranch, Orient Express, Verizon, AT&TEmail
- Erinn Lynch,Vice President
With the unique ability to get to the heart of the matter to create a compelling message, Erinn will manage the details of a multifaceted campaign with the combined expertise of creative conductor and drill sergeant.Ty Warner Hotels and Resorts, MetroPCS, Four Seasons, Louis Vuitton, Dream Foundation, CKE Restaurants, Genentech, Southwest Airlines, TCBY, Kevita, OmmegangEmail
- Lisa Palmer,Vice President
Applying more than two decades of expertise, Lisa has the unique ability to connect people, situations, and opportunities in support of client objectives. No matter how challenging the situation, Lisa’s voice is always the voice of reason.PG&E, SoCalGas, ExxonMobil, Chevron, E.ON, Acciona, Colony Capital, Hines Real Estate
- Caitlin Bidwell,Chief Operating Officer
Efficiently overseeing a staff of 35, three offices from coast to coast, while simultaneously administering more than 150 strategic partners, Caitlin is the backbone of Blaze and a vital member of our team.
- Elizabeth Castillo,Finance Manager
She’s money. Elizabeth facilitates the smooth management of accounts payable, receivables, payroll, client billing, cash management and day-to-day financials.
- Lindsey Mee,Account Supervisor
With boundless stamina, the industry can’t keep up with Lindsey. From PR to social media, she’s three yards and a cloud dust ahead of the game. Lindsey replies, “done” before you can even finish the request – and the outcome is pure quality.Bugatti, Airstream, Lincoln Motor Company, SPAM, HotelPlanner.com, Country Inns and Suites, Radisson Hotels, Coker Tires, Kay Jewelers, Behr Paints
- Crystal Witter,Account Coordinator
Known in the office as “Acapella” due to her mastery of the perfect pitch, Crystal understands how to frame ideas and set a tone for brands that is music to media’s ears. Owning the relations part of PR, media often come to Crystal as a friend and trusted source.Luminox, TomTom, Logan International Airport, Seventh Generation, Bully Boy Distillery, Narragansett Beer, Souk Shawarma, Bowers Museum, Chronic Tacos
- Savannah Simons,Account Coordinator
Savannah could be the understudy for our brands’ CEOs. With unparalleled research capabilities and a hunger for industry intel, Savannah believes the best way to making a brand stand out is understanding it inside-out.World Food Programme, Walgreens, Walmart, Exelon, Knock Out Abuse, Simon Malls, YouTheory, Via Veneto, Forto
- Veronica De La Cruz,Office Coordinator
In a frenetically-paced environment, Veronica’s effortless organization keeps the all tactical orbs aloft. As a social media content creator, she pushes brains and brawn. Back end: algorithms for optimal exposure. Front end: pop culture delicious.Anaheim Marriott, Chronic Tacos, Via Veneto, Souk Shawarma, Sucre, The Pub at Chino Hills, Youtheory, FORTO Strong Coffee
Meet the whole team as we discuss your brand vision and your bigger bite of the marketshare.