MIAMI, March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) Miami chapter is proud to announce its Board of Directors for 2020. Now in its sixth year, the HPRA Miami chapter counts with a board of 12 communications professionals dedicated to bringing value and networking opportunities to the Hispanic PR community.
Erika Cruz, Planning Director from Edelman Miami takes over as the 2020 HPRA Miami President, and Daniela Martucci, CEO and founder of DMH Americas will serve as VP/President elect.
As the only non-profit association dedicated to Hispanic marketing & communications professionals and those seeking insights into the Hispanic market, HPRA provides professional development tools and resources on the latest trends, issues and best practices in the field.
“It’s an honor to lead this organization and continue to support our industry in such an important year for the country and the Hispanic community,” said Cruz. “We will continue to serve as a resource for our local professionals, fostering relationships and creating opportunities for our members.”
In addition to Erika and Daniela, the HPRA Miami 2020 Board of Directors includes:
- Treasurer: Nelliette Cruz, Havas Formulatin
- Secretary: Dionne de Vallois, sociedAD
- Social Media: Andreina Baquero-Degwitz, Edelman
- Membership: Bea Garcia, Deutsche Post DHL Americas
- Programming: Gabriela Carrero and Zulema Santacruz, Edelman
- Digital Marketing: Victor D. Melo, DMH Americas
- Scholarship & Student Development Communication: Gizzella Bruck, DMH Americas
- Board Member at Large: Annette Malkin, Culturewise Collective
- Immediate Past President/Board Member at Large: Margarita Hernandez, Cision/PR Newswire
HPRA Miami will be coordinating professional development initiatives and exclusive networking opportunities with top journalists and industry thought leaders as well as helping full-time Hispanic college students pursuing a career in PR, advertising or marketing.
About the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA)
Founded in 1984, the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) is the foremost organization of Hispanic public relations practitioners in the U.S. HPRA is a resource for communications professionals and for individuals seeking Hispanic market expertise. It is dedicated to the recognition and advancement of Hispanics in public relations through year-round programs, professional development seminars and networking. HPRA hosts one of the most anticipated annual events and industry awards: the HPRA Bravo Awards, recognizing the most outstanding campaigns in the marketplace. The national organization aims to meet the professional needs of the growing number of Hispanic PR practitioners, independents and agencies throughout the U.S. HPRA National, its Chapters and those Chapters in formation are paving the way for the next phase of growth and evolution in the PR industry, especially in the Hispanic market space. For more information please visit www.hpra-usa.org.
SOURCE HPRA Miami