Newman honored among SDBJ’s 2017 Business Women of the Year

SAN DIEGO — Margie Newman, founder and managing partner of Intesa Communications Group, has been named among San Diego Business Journal’s 2017 “Business Women of the Year” for her notable contributions to the San Diego community. She was recognized as a finalist at a luncheon at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront on November 15. The […]

Intesa partner Maddy Kilkenny honored as San Diego’s ‘40 under 40’

SAN DIEGO — Intesa Communications Group partner Maddy Kilkenny today was tapped among the region’s brightest young leaders, as she was named among SDMetro Magazine’s 2017 “40 Under 40.” The annual award honors individuals in San Diego County making notable contributions to their industry and community. The 40 under 40 honoree luncheon was held this […]

Kilkenny named to USS Midway Museum board of directors

Intesa partner and public affairs strategist Maddy Kilkenny has been named to the prestigious USS Midway Museum board of directors. The USS Midway opened as a museum in June 2004 and is the most popular naval warship museum in the United States. The USS Midway was America’s longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century, from 1945 to 1992. Approximately 200,000 sailors served […]

CP Kelco “Water Workshop” lauded by Industrial Environmental Association

The Industrial Environmental Association (IEA) today presented Intesa client CP Kelco with its prestigious “Environmental Excellence Award” for the company’s numerous water-saving initiatives and strategies, and for hosting the 2015 Industrial Water Efficiency Workshop for best practices sharing. Since 2014, CP Kelco has made water conservation projects an operational and budgetary priority, which allowed the world-leading producer of specialty […]

Newman honored as San Diego’s “40 under 40”

Intesa founding partner Margie Newman has been recognized as one of San Diego’s best and brightest by SDMETRO Magazine, which has named her a recipient of the 2016 40 under 40 award. In San Diego, Ms. Newman has gone from an unknown to ubiquitous in just four years. Since relocating from Washington, D.C. in 2012, she founded Intesa Communications Group, a full-service […]

Faulconer appoints Kilkenny to Civic San Diego board

Intesa partner and public affairs strategist Maddy Kilkenny has been appointed by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer to the Civic San Diego board of directors. Civic San Diego is a nonprofit, public-benefit corporation created by the City of San Diego to engage in economic development, land use and permitting services for downtown San Diego, and project […]

Kilkenny joins Intesa as partner, Morse promoted to director of digital strategy

SAN DIEGO — Maddy Kilkenny has joined Intesa Communications Group as a partner, and as a founder of the full-service public relations firm’s new lobby practice representing client government relations interests across the greater San Diego Region. Kilkenny brings more than 15 years of experience to the role, managing day-to-day client activities and developing and […]

Intesa Communications colleagues are savvy, seasoned and strategic

As a business owner, it’s always a treat to receive resumes from other public relations professionals who want to be a part of what we are building. We appreciate receiving smart referrals and hearing from enthusiastic job seekers, even if we’re not hiring today. Before you send in your goods, here’s a quick summary of […]

Intesa Communications Group Opens San Diego Office

A new San Diego public relations firm, serving clients across the country, has opened its headquarters downtown. Award-winning husband and wife team Dave and Margie Newman founded Intesa Communications Group in August of 2012, shortly after relocating to America’s Finest City from Washington, D.C.