Background & Expertise

A marketing and communications expert, Padi has extensive leadership experience in advertising, community relations, marketing communications, brand management, public relations, internal communications and event management. She is highly skilled in designing strategic marketing and communications programs for a wide variety of industries — from corporate and small business to media and non-profits. Padi's award winning work has focused on creating innovative programs that increase sales, drive traffic, educate key audiences and promote organizations or products. She has been achieving extraordinary results for clients for three decades. Put her experience to work for you today! READ MORE

People Are Talking— Client Testimonials

"Padi's consistent quest for excellence combined with her heart for people, and true understanding of customer service make her an invaluable asset to any project or team."
— Lynda Regan-Pitts, Chief Executive Officer, Legacy Marketing Group

"Padi excels in creating innovative solutions and approaches. Her prose sparkles, her follow up is timely, and she's professionally persistent to get the desired results. Padi's creative messaging to reflect our mission demonstrates her deep understanding of community services... and wow, she can balance a lot of projects at once!"
— Eunice Valentine, (Retired) Executive Director, The Volunteer Center of Sonoma County

"Padi was an invaluable member of my executive team at National Bank of the Redwoods. She is a highly experienced and talented marketing professional with great business insights."
— Steve Fleming, President & CEO, River City Bank

"When we learned that we had lost our lease Padi jumped right in to highlight the opportunities, benefits, and potential disasters in communicating this devastating news to our customers, employees, vendors, and investors. She very quickly developed clear, concise messaging for all of our employees and managers to use in communicating with our various stakeholders and constituents. It was immensely effective and Padi played a key role in turning devastating news into a fantastic opportunity to galvanize community and stakeholder support for Rialto Cinemas."
— Ky J. Boyd, Proprietor, Rialto Cinemas

"Padi quickly understands complex issues and works collaboratively to develop a communication strategy relevant to each situation. Her writing is articulate, sensitive, easy to understand and right on target. Her vast experience, creativity, wisdom and sense of humor enable her to be incredibly effective... I trust Padi wholeheartedly and will continue to recommend her, knowing she is one of the best in her field."
— Sharon Keating, Organization Development Consultant and Leadership Coach

"Padi assisted us (National bank of the Redwoods) in creating a very successful bank. She is extremely creative, very realistic, very much a team player and she is a leader. Her efforts will make a difference for you."
— Orlando J. Antonioni, CPA, CPA/PFS, CFP, QFP, Antonioni CPA's, LLP

"Padi laid the groundwork for free media coverage for our store. And then coached us how to share our successes and attract new customers."
— Rachel Averbuck, Owner, Birkenstock Village