Chief Marketing Officer
- Orange County, California Area
- Legal Services
Samantha McDermott's Overview
- Chief Marketing Officer at Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
- President at McDermott Communications
- Managing Director at Show Staffers
- Chief Operating Officer at Spencer SBA
- News Director at CTV-3 Continental Cablevision, Regional
- Colgate University
- Millburn High School
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Samantha McDermott's Summary
Over 15 years experience developing and driving communications, marketing, public relations and business development initiatives for professional services, technology and consumer products companies throughout the US and abroad. Specialize in creating and executing focused and measurable marketing and communications campaigns.
In current role, responsible for raising the profile of the firm through media, events and branding initiatives. Oversee and manage digital and print advertising, public relations, market research and analysis, media relations and communications, business development efforts, market planning and budget.
New Market Development and Expansion
Sales Training and Development
Traditional and New Media Marketing
Web/E-Commerce Strategy & Implementation
International Business Creation & Development
Corporate Spokesperson & Media Strategist
Marketing Planning and Implementation
Samantha McDermott's Skills & Expertise
Samantha McDermott's Experience
Chief Marketing Officer
Partnership; 51-200 employees; Law Practice industry
May 2011 – Present (2 years 1 month)
Stradling represents companies and entities, which seek a sophisticated law firm with experienced counsel to guide critical transactions and disputes. Originally founded in 1975 to represent Southern California’s most innovative emerging growth companies, Stradling is known today as a leading full-service law firm representing high growth and established organizations across a wide range of industries. The firm has built its practice around its clients’ core needs. Stradling’s size, structure, and culture allow it to provide big-firm representation with small-firm flexibility and responsiveness. Today Stradling serves established and emerging companies, municipalities, and global organizations using that very premise.
Privately Held; Myself Only; Marketing and Advertising industry
April 1997 – April 2011 (14 years 1 month)
McDermott Communications is a strategic communications, media and client acquisition firm specializing in driving sales and improving the financial performance of its clients. From pitch meetings and conferences to venture capital raises and trade shows, the firm has a scale of expertise to match.
Specialties include: Presenter coaching, messaging, video production, sales, lead generation, maximizing profits through marketing, and relationship development.
Industries include: Technology, professional services, private equity groups, education, fitness, media, consumer products and government entities.
PARTIAL CLIENT LIST:
The Next Level
Global Fitness Now
Professional Staffer Services
Henkel Consumer Adhesives
Malaysia's Ministry of Youth & Sports, UFL, NFC
Spencer Small Business Association (See Below)
Tech America (Formerly called - American Electronics Association)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
University of California, Irvine
January 1997 – January 2008 (11 years 1 month)
Show Staffers specializes in creating and executing custom sales and marketing solutions for clients who want to achieve the greatest returns on their investments. Success is no longer defined by justifying the cost of doing a trade show. Show Staffers specializes in helping clients build their businesses. In January 2008, Show Staffers joined forces with Professional Staffer Services, www.professionalstaffers.com. Together the firms have been able to provide tremendous value to clients worldwide.
Chief Operating Officer
January 2003 – June 2005 (2 years 6 months)
The Spencer Small Business Association provides information, coaching and online education to small business owners and sole practitioners. Also known as the Spencer SBA, the organization serves the needs of clients around the world through its web training and information portal.
CTV-3 Continental Cablevision, Regional
1995 – 1997 (2 years)
Regional cable channel with local broadcast affiliate relationships in the Boston market. Known for developing award winning, nationally recognized and distributed programs featuring half-hour news, sports talk shows and local election coverage.
As News Director, responsible for all news programming and communications. Procured show sponsors, developed new affiliate relationships, increased distribution of programming through other cable and media outlets and served as a face and voice of the station.
Presidential candidate John Kerry
Attorney General Janet Reno
NASCAR favorite Dale Earnhardt
Samantha McDermott's Projects
Samantha McDermott's Courses
- Effective Communications & Human Relations Skills for Success (Dale Carnegie)
Chief Marketing Officer
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
- Private Capital Markets (Pepperdine University)
Samantha McDermott's Organizations
Association for Corporate Growth - Orange CountyDirector, Co-Chair of Annual Awards, ACG Cup Coach
Community Senior ServAmbassador - Meals on Wheels, Chair of Celebrity Chef OC Event
Legal Marketing Association - Southern California ChapterDirector
Samantha McDermott's Education
BA, Art/Art History
Activities and Societies: CUTV, Track Team
Millburn High School
Samantha McDermott's Additional Information
- Honors and Awards:
Guest Lecturer - Chapman University - Argyros School of Business & Economics
Guest Lecturer - University of California, Irvine - The Paul Merage School of Business
Presenter - International Health & Racquet Sports Association (IHRSA) Conference
Presenter - Star Trac Asia Distributor Conference
Guest - Malaysia National Television - Live Call-in Program
Emcee - American Electronics Association (AeA) - High Tech Awards & Capital Conference
Emcee - "Celebrity Chef OC" - Community Senior Serv
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