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 further boosts government affairs expertise with addition of Haley Peterson

Intesa Communications Group today welcomed former County of San Diego staffer Haley Peterson to its team, further strengthening its government relations and community affairs bench. Before joining Intesa as an Account Manager, Haley was a trusted policy advisor to County Supervisor Bill Horn, serving as his Director of Community Affairs for six years. She also […]

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 […]

Strategic Communications 101

The definition of “strategic communications” depends on who you ask and what your needs are. Intesa clients experience a tailored strategic communications plan based on their business goals and the crisis or opportunity at hand. From media relations strategy and community outreach, to elected official engagement, digital presence, and more, the blueprint to any successful […]

Cheers to 5 Years!

On August 9, 2017, Intesa celebrated five years of providing strategic communications and public affairs counsel to clients from San Diego to Washington, D.C. It was a treat to toast and celebrate with Intesa friends, family, and clients. Check the photo highlights of the event, which was catered by Urban Kitchen. Photography by Ashley DuChene.

Now hiring Summer and Fall interns!

Intesa is looking for well-written, thoughtful, and proactive self-starters who are embarrassingly well organized. [San Diego, CA] Intesa Communications Group is a communications and government relations shop located in fabulous Hillcrest – and we currently on the lookout for Summer and Fall 2017 interns. Intesa’s internship program offers students the opportunity to learn and develop the […]

Seth Patton: Intesa internship provided “PR” perspective, local connection

Point Loma University senior, and award-winning political science researcher and presenter, Seth Patton, is Intesa’s current intern and all-around delightful person. We asked him to share a little bit about his intern experience with us for the blog before he leaves us next month. Although we will miss his positive attitude, writing skills, and thoughtful approach to client service, we are […]

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 […]