Kris Galicia Brown
Creative & Analytics Associate
Kris has a multitude of experience in the public affairs, branding, advertising and food industries. Her strengths lie within strategic outreach, branding & positioning and problem-solving, especially when it comes to areas of influence. She is also highly skilled in analytics and crisis-communication.
With a very dynamic skill set, Kris is able to strategize and conceptualize effectively and efficiently in assessing client needs from a creative and analytical perspective. She is an accomplished copywriter, art director, a social media influencer, content creator, and published author. She has worked professionally with large brands, local governments, non-profits, restaurants, sporting-events, start-ups and local small businesses.
Kris first entered the Public Affairs arena working for what is now Murphy Nelson Marketing (formerly Bob Nelson Associates) and Bartell & Associates. In this role, she lead the creative output of the successful City of San Diego Measures A, B and C campaign; California Teacher’s Association’s yearly Back to School campaign as well as various projects for San Diego Municipal Employee’s Association (SDMEA) and California American Water, to highlight a few.
Kris has a deep love for connecting people with opportunity and a passion for helping her underserved community. In April 2021, Kris received an Equity SHEro Award in the Business category from San Diego County Supervisor Nora Vargas. Kris serves as the Board Chair of Border View Family YMCA as well as in the San Diego County YMCA Corporate Board. Another passion of hers is food and cooking. She is currently an active volunteer in the San Diego County Food Vision 2030. Kris has also developed content for audiences on a global scale for sites like Craftsy, formerly a division of NBC Universal.
By way of her US Navy family, Kris arrived in San Diego at nine years-old and has never once considered leaving. Kris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising. She loves to read, cook, hike and explore “hidden” San Diego. Kris resides near Imperial Beach with her husband and two young daughters.
Favorite Saying: Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember, kites will only rise against the wind.