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President Pepperdine & Associates Inc. The goal of Pepperdine & Associates Inc. is to help make companies and organizations famous in a positive way...through the media plus written and digital communications. Earlier in her career, Susan held management positions with Hallmark Cards, Kansas City Power & Light Co. and two major ad agencies, moving up to the position of vice president of public relations. She is an honors journalism graduate of the University of Missouri. Major clients have included Mayo Clinic, American Century Investments, Country Club Bank, Hunt Midwest SubTropolis, Navistar Trucks, North Kansas City Hospital, Seigfreid Bingham P.C. and Tension Corp. Susan also has extensive nonprofit experience, including serving on the national board of the Humane Society of the United States. Currently she serves on the board of the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, which inducted her late father as a member in 2015. Her expertise encompasses: PUBLIC RELATIONS Including writing, editing and media contacts: • Media relations • News releases • Feature articles • Media interview setup • TV event coverage • Client blogs • Social media posts • Charity promotions & tie-ins MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS Including writing, editing and project management: • Web content • Newsletters & magazines • Brochures & handouts • Sales & fundraising letters • Annual reports • Direct marketing pieces • Posters & signage • Sales promotions • Contest development & promotion • Trade show materials • Poems for special occasions RELATED SERVICES Including writing, editing and project management: • Corporate communications • Training materials • Market research questionnaires • LinkedIn profiles • Executive and speaker bios • Resumes & cover letters • Proofreading