Our Awards

A team that loves to win

2017
- Emmy Award, Writer, Short Form
- Emmy Award, Commercial, Single Spot
- Communicator of the Year, Health Care Communicators of San Diego
- 40 Under 40 Award, Houston Business Journal
- Finest Award (Silver), Multi-Media - Internal/External Video, Health Care Communicators of San Diego
- Finest Award (Silver), Special Events – Multi-day Event, Health Care Communicators of San Diego

2016     
- Distinguished Service Award, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

2015  
   
- Spencer Forman Award for Outstanding Community Service (national finalist), Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
- Excellence in Prevention Advocacy Award, Red Ribbon Week/DEA
- MiraCosta College Distinguished Alumnus
- Finest Award (Gold), Publications, Collateral and Design: Posters, Health Care Communicators of San Diego
- Finest Award (Silver), Public Relations Campaigns: Overall Campaign), Health Care Communicators of San Diego
- American Inhouse Design Award, Graphic Design USA

2014
- Leadership Award, Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties (HASDIC)
- Top Influential Nominee, San Diego Daily Transcript

2013
- 50 People to Watch, San Diego Magazine
- Premiere Performance in Public Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
- Finest Award (Silver), Internal/External Video, Health Care Communicators of San Diego
- Young Influential Nominee, San Diego Daily Transcript
- Service Award, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

2012
- Emmy Award (Nominee), Writer, Short Form
- Young influential, San Diego Daily Transcript
- San Diego Press Club Award, Blog – News and Opinion
- San Diego Press Club Award, Blog – Topic Based, SD Rostra

2011
- 40 Under 40 Award, San Diego Metro Magazine

2010
- Emmy Award, Writer, Short Form
- Emmy Award, Public Service Announcement, Single Spot or Series
- Silver Bernays Award in Excellence in Public Services, Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
- National Exemplary Award for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention programs, Programs and Policies, National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)
- Early Career Healthcare Executive of the Year, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

2009
- 35 Under 35 Future Community Leaders, San Diego News Network

2008
- Best Leader Award, UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business, Healthcare Executive MBA Class of 2008
- National Coalition of the Year/Got Outcomes Coalition of Excellence, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)

2004
- Featured News Story, Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego

2002
- Breaking News Story, Suburban Newspapers of America
- 9/11-related News Story, Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego

 

Our Involvement

A team that gives back

2016 - Present
- Wreaths Across America: Houston and San Diego, Team Bear
- Health Professions Education Foundation (HPEF), State Trustee

2014 - Present
- Public Relations Society of America, Houston Chapter, PR Day Communications and Program Chair, Holiday Party Chair 

2013 - Present
- Hazel’s Army (senior advocacy and assisted living reform), Founder and Chief Advocate

2012 - Present
- San Diego Regional Climate Education Partnership, External Advisory Committee

2010 -  Present
- San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders (SOHL), Board Member, Mentoring Committee Chair (2010 – 2014)
- American Association of Political Consultants, member

2003 - Present
- North Coastal Prevention Coalition (NCPC), Board Member, President (2008 – 2014)

2015 - 2017
- Arch Health Medical Group, Board Member 
- San Diego County Taxpayers Association, Board Member, Chair, Health and Wellness Committee (2016 – 2017)

2010 - 2013
- Public Relations Society of America, San Diego Chapter, Co-Chair, Edward L. Bernays Awards of Excellence

2009 -2013
- Rescue Task Force/World Emergency Relief, Board Member (2009 – 2010)