Strategic Communications Firm Welcomes Advertising and Marketing Professional

NORTH BETHESDA, MD (October 31, 2017)Van Eperen, an integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, marketing, social media, and digital strategy and advertising, announces the hiring of Patty Baltazar as Marketing and Operations Manager.

Baltazar has more than 13 years of experience in advertising sales and marketing communications. Previously, she worked at national publications including USA Today and DEPARTURES Magazine in New York, where she developed strategic advertising plans for clients. As Account Director at a global marketing communications firm in Miami, she created integrated marketing plans for international accounts.

“We are looking forward to having Patty’s industry expertise help our firm showcase its exceptional performance for current clients and win new ones,” said Laura Van Eperen, CEO. “Her proven success in serving the needs of accounts at a high level will complement Van Eperen’s premier client service.”

As a board member of non-profit organizations, Baltazar has organized fundraising events to support families in need within her community. Baltazar graduated from College of the Holy Cross with a bachelor of arts degree in economics.

Baltazar will focus on marketing the firm’s strengths and successes in meeting clients’ communications needs with measurable results. In addition to helping grow Van Eperen’s business development efforts, she will also help streamline in-house operational systems.

About Van Eperen
Van Eperen is an award-winning integrated communications agency serving regional, national and international clients in the public and private sectors and membership associations in higher education, economic development/real estate, and health/science, and transportation sectors. Founded in 2004, the Maryland PR firm is a certified minority business enterprise (MBE) / disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE). Led and staffed by former journalists, the agency blends PR, digital, social and creative strategies to drive meaningful results. For more information follow @VanEperenAgency on Twitter and visit

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