Sara Appel Joins Team Tripepi Smith & Associates

Sara Appel has joined Tripepi Smith and Associates as a junior business analyst. Sara brings a background of social media management, marketing and an education in finance to the team at Tripepi Smith. She was previously a contractor with Tripepi Smith, working as a freelance writer for Civic Business Journal and executing market intelligence projects on behalf of Tripepi Smith.

“The local government space is really interesting. I have met some great people at events and found some outstanding stories of success where private companies are helping cities deliver for the residents they serve.,” commented Sara. “Tripepi Smith is a fun place to work and the diversity of clients provides lots of opportunities to work on different projects. This keeps me fresh and constantly only my toes. It is an exciting environment.”

Sara’s presence in south Orange County will further expand the footprint of support offered by Tripepi Smith where geographic proximity is important. Currently, the firm has staff in the East Bay, north and central Orange County and the City of Los Angeles. The addition broadens the spectrum of talent at Tripepi Smith to deliver on larger client projects and take on some of the more routine challenges that clients face.

“Tripepi Smith makes investments in people so they can add value for our clients. Sara brings tenacity and enthusiasm and has already contributed to client projects. Her hiring is a reflection on the pace of growth we are experiencing at Tripepi Smith and the winning formula of combing marketing, technology and public affairs skills,” said Ryder Todd Smith, president of Tripepi Smith.

Tripepi Smith is a marketing, technology and public affairs firm located in Orange County, CA. Its clients include for-profit, non-profit and public agencies throughout the state of California. Its unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provide a competitive advantage for organizations seeking to leverage the Internet to achieve their communication goals. The firm also 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: Rowland WaterCalifornia Contract Cities AssociationCalifornia City Management Foundation,California Utility Executive Management AssociationClimatec Energy ServicesBig Independent Cities Excess PoolIndependent Cities Finance AuthorityCity of DuarteCity of La Cañada Flintridge,City of LivermoreCity of Placentia and City of Norwalk.