Personal and professional friends call her Tinka. She is an accredited strategic communications and PR professional in the San Francisco Bay Area with over 15 years of experience across a variety of industries. Tinka has had fabulous opportunities with multiple companies building and executing campaigns in non-profit community relations, higher education strategic communications, entertainment publicity, consumer product promotion, wellness/lifestyle public relations, and technology public relations. She has been a member of PRSA since 2009 (PRSSA before that) and a board member since 2020. Tinka is currently an Account Director at Calhoun & Company Commuications, a boutique wine and spirits PR firm based in San Francisco's Presidio Heights neighborhood. She recevied her BA in Public Relations from San Diego State Univeristy in 2009. When she's not working, you can find her cooking at home, traveling the world, and trying out the latest bars and restaurants in San Francisco.