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Patrick George

Contact Information
1201 K Street, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814
Direct: 916-498-7731
Main: 916-448-2162
Fax: 916-448-4923
E-Mail: pgeorge@ka-pow.com

Professional Experience

Mr. George joined KP Public Affairs’ public relations division in June 2010 after more than 15 years with public relations agency Burson-Marsteller. Mr. George has worked with a number of organizations across industries with a heavy focus on client service and media relations – always focused on delivering results in the media and among key stakeholders.

Mr. George has served as client leader, led media relations campaigns, established thoughtleadership platforms, launched new products and staged large events. Mr. George has relationships with national and California media including those who cover technology, energy/cleantech, healthcare, education, local news, lifestyle and general business stories.

Mr. George started at Burson-Marsteller in Chicago in 1995. While in Chicago, he organized new product introductions for McDonalds, launched the Gatorade Sports Science Institute, oversaw media outreach for Accenture’s natural resources practice, implemented programs to drive product demand for National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and managed executive positioning in the media for First Chicago Bank (now a part of JP Morgan Chase).

In 2002, Mr. George launched Burson-Marsteller’s media relations practice in Los Angeles. Under Mr. George’s leadership, the media practice grew to represent clients in healthcare, financial services, education, and technology. Mr. George oversaw the retail launch of Botox for Allergan, organized and implemented financial education campaigns for credit reporting agency Experian and the relaunched Sony’s walk-man product line.

In 2005, Mr. George relocated to Sacramento where he has led a number of California-based clients as well as worked with national-level clients. Mr. George has earned national and local media coverage for clients such as Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management, Friant Water Users Authority, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Quest Diagnostics and The Coca-Cola Company.

Education

Mr. George Graduated from Miami University (OH) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Communications and Public Relations.