About Me

Don is a marketing communications professional with more than 10 years experience in managing media relations through all traditional channels and social platforms. Accomplished and results-driven with proven abilities and experience in conceptualizing and executing business objectives. Strong communication skills honed from extensive public relations and marketing backgrounds. Strategic business acumen with an understanding of entertainment nuances related to project and general management responsibilities.

Don and his wife, Jessica, reside in Austin, TX with their 2 sons.

On a more personal level, Don is a professional bobsledder and trains with Team Holm Bobsled, a Utah-based professional bobsled team during the winter.

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Managing Partner

2009 Current


University of California, Irvine

Finance / Entrepreneurial

2013 2015

Brigham Young University

Communications/Public Relations

2003 2005


A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Marketing Strategy
Thought Leadership
Strategic Communications
Corporate Communications
Social Media
Social Media Marketing
Public Relations
Press Releases
Media Relations
Public Speaking


Hear what some of my clients and colleagues have to say about me after working together on various projects throughout my career.

Ashley Baker

Associate at SNG PR

Don has the innate ability to see the bigger picture and proactively achieve the necessary steps for those to be achieved. It was a pleasure to work with him on ... Read more

Clark Mabey

was Don's client

When we needed to re-write and freshen up our marketing materials, Don was very responsive to our needs. Don is very personable and a pleasure to work with. He ... Read more

David C. Hill

managed Don indirectly at SNG PR

If you want Don to take the lead, you are in great hands. If you want a right-hand man, then you couldn't ask for better in Don. His ability to take an assignme ... Read more

Alton Chislom

studied with Don at University of California, Irvine

I had the pleasure of meeting Don in my MBA program at UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business. During our program, I was always impressed with Don’s profess ... Read more

Dan Jenkins

advised Don at University of California, Irvine

During the 2014/2015 academic year, I had the pleasure of being Don's mentor through the UCI MBA Mentorship Program. Unlike many MBA students, Don already had h ... Read more

Nathan Stewart, MBA

worked directly with Don at University of California, Irvine

Don and I have worked together on several occasions as members of the same cohort in our MBA program. I was always impressed with Don's intellectual versatility ... Read more

Avni Kansara, MBA

advised Don at University of California, Irvine

I worked with Don as his advisor when he was an MBA student at UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business. During his three years at the school, Don successfull ... Read more

Alia Smithnanic

studied with Don at University of California, Irvine

As a fellow UCI MBA student, I frequently interacted with Don in and out of the classroom. I was impressed by Don’s tenacity and the effort he puts into all asp ... Read more

Brian Lee

studied with Don at University of California, Irvine

I've had the pleasure of working alongside and getting to know Don during our studies at UCI. His presentation skills our top notch and he is an effective commu ... Read more

Lawrence Wong, MBA

studied with Don at University of California, Irvine

Don is an excellent group member and a friend. He has given the group valuable input and invaluable insight to our group activities. He is especially knowledgea ... Read more

Dr. Kaylene Armstrong

taught Don at Brigham Young University

I worked with Don when he was a reporter for the student newspaper, The Daily Universe. I met with him for regular conferences about his writing and reporting a ... Read more

Darrell Parson

advised Don at Brigham Young University

Don was actually a client/friend of mine. Very diligent athlete. he caught on REEEAAAL quick, so he made progress in leaps & bounds, and at warp speed.

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