Nancy Tovar HuxenDirector of Finance
What’s your role on SMCLA’s board and what does that involve?
I will be assisting our Membership team with:
- Managing membership renewal and facilitating recruitment of new members
- Developing retention efforts, including education/awareness of membership benefits
- Maintaining accurate member records
Describe your day job.
I manage external communications and public relations strategies for Comerica Bank’s California Market. I also provide communications counsel to senior leaders and manage the bank’s social media platforms.
Describe your career.
I have more than 17 years of experience in public relations and corporate communications, which spans a wide variety of industries and several Fortune 100 companies, including Verizon Communications and Ford Motor Company.
Most Exciting or Meaningful work project?
My most meaningful work is when I am able to partner with a really great organization and find a way to help them succeed.
I got involved with SMCLA because…
I loved the programs and events and wanted to be a part of the excitement.
What was the first social network you joined?
L.A. hangout? Ercoles and MB Post in Manhattan Beach
Charity? Book Ends and Heal the Bay
Movie about LA? LA Story
Blogs? LA Observed, Jim Romenesko, and Dlisted
Social Media Channel? Facebook and Pinterest
I Encourage SMCLA Members to consider serving on the board because…
You get to meet and work with really smart, talented, funny and interesting people.