Darcy Provo, who joined Brazer Communications in 2009, has been providing high-level strategic communications counsel to the founders, CEOs and CMOs of start-up and fast-growth companies since 1996. She has been a marketing communications professional for 25 years.
Darcy clients with Brazer Communications include One Medical Group, eTherapi, Keas and JumpstartMD. Prior to joining Brazer, as vice president and partner of San Francisco-based Antenna Group, Darcy led public relations programs that not only put Antenna's technology clients on the map, but also helped shape the definition of Internet industry categories and phenomena including: SaaS and online meetings (WebEx); the personal homepage (Netvibes); User experience (Jakob Nielsen and Don Norman); Web 2.0 (Jigsaw, Lending Club); Web metrics (Alexa, acquired by Amazon); blogging (Technorati); search (AskJeeves, Eurekster); CRM (Kana); real estate (HomeStore, MyNewPlace); marketing automation (Eloqua, Genius); performance-based marketing (Commission Junction, acquired by ValueClick; AdECN, acquired by Microsoft).
For these and many other companies, Darcy guided the messaging and positioning and managed public relations programs that emphasized media and analyst relations and resulted in positive coverage and the leadership voice for her clients in top-tier business, trade and consumer media, both online and traditional.
Prior to working primarily with technology, Darcy spent 12 years working in broadcasting, first as a publicist for KPIX-TV, the CBS affiliate in San Francisco, and later as marketing director for the City's long-time top rated radio station, KGO Newstalk 810. A native of the Bay Area, Darcy earned her bachelor's degree in history from Stanford University.