Jennifer Solomon has 15 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and event management. Combining her desire to help companies grow their business and her professional expertise in public relations and marketing, she created Inspire PR & Marketing, a boutique public relations and marketing communications firm dedicated to assist small to mid-sized companies strengthen their business, reach new customers and increase brand awareness. She is also the publisher and editorial director of North Phoenix Family magazine, an online community resource for families in the North Valley area of Phoenix, with articles on parenting, managing time and stress, selecting schools, staying healthy, having fun, local businesses, and everything else in between.
Prior to establishing Inspire PR & Marketing, she served as communications director for the Anthem Community Council, Inc., a non-profit government organization overseeing the community of Anthem. In this role, Jennifer was responsible for overseeing the departments communications and marketing initiatives, programs, campaigns, and services . In addition, she served as publisher and contributing writer for Freedom Way, Anthem’s community magazine.
Prior to the Anthem Community Council, Jennifer worked for the League of California Cities, Orange County Division, where she developed and managed communication, public relations and marketing strategies, public information campaigns, media outreach, and event coordination. Jennifer launched her career at Rodheim Marketing Group, a full-service marketing, advertising and public relations agency located in Southern California. As an account executive, she was a key player in creating and implementing strategic marketing communications and public relations plans for clients in insurance, non-profit, sports, investment securities, construction, technology, real-estate, legal and hospitality industries.
Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she was inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association Honor Society, and earned her master’s degree from California State University, Fullerton in mass communications with an emphasis in public relations. Her graduate work earned her the honor of being inducted into Kappa Tau Alpha, the National Honor Society for Journalism and Mass Communications, which recognizes the top 10 percent of graduates nationally.
Jodi Hale has more than 7 years of experience as a freelance writer, communications specialist, and property management coordinator. The mother of three amazing boys ages 7, 13 and 15, she has served on the PTA board of their school for more than 7 years, collaborating with teachers, staff and community members to enrich the learning environment for all students through positive and engaging educational experiences. Jodi also volunteers as a public relations specialist for Musical Theatre of Anthem, promoting the theater’s year-round training opportunities and award-winning productions.