Senior Account Executive
Mary Parra joined Randle Communications in May 2018 and brings extensive newsroom, print media and public relations experience to the team.
In her role as a senior account executive, Parra provides media relations, writing and project management support for several Randle clients including California Family Fitness, Golden 1 Credit Union, Golden State Water Company and John Muir Health.
Before joining the Randle team, Parra worked as a publicist for a national boutique public relations firm. She also spent several years as a freelance writer for a variety of clients. Her work has appeared in The Arizona Republic, Phoenix Business Journal, Vim & Vigor Magazine and more. Her work has led to clients being featured on NBC’s TODAY show, the Rachael Ray show as well as in Parents magazine, Dr. Oz, The Good Life and People. Parra started her career working as a television producer and received an Emmy Award for her work on the 5 p.m. news.
Parra graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, one of the nation’s premier professional journalism programs.
She moved to Sacramento from Phoenix in 2012 and served on the parent guild for St. Francis High School and Sacred Heart Parish School. Parra previously served on the board of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences, Rocky Mountain Chapter.
In her free time, Parra enjoys spending time with her husband and their four children.