Judy McCarter's communication background is extensive. In addition to many years in public relations -- both corporate and agency public relations -- she has worked in market research, advertising, corporate marketing and communication.

Before forming her own firm in late 1999, she was with Frost Bank, where she headed the corporate marketing effort from 1996 to 1999.

Prior to that for 15 years, as president and COO, and co-founder of Dublin-McCarter & Associates, now Dublin & Associates, one of the largest public relations firms in San Antonio, Judy McCarter directed a wide variety of public relations projects for a diverse group of clients.

Her strength is in development of long-range communication and marketing plans, in special event planning and media relations on the local, regional and national level. In all her media relations work, her focus has been on developing highly individualized special events and media tours, an approach that has resulted in significant print and broadcast media coverage for her clients.

Clients she has handled include the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation where the emphasis was on securing positive coverage throughout the United States for San Antonio. Other areas where she has worked with clients on development of communication plans and on securing positive media coverage include: consumer (Pace Foods, Luby's), technology (Rackspace Managed Hosting, HostPro, Datapoint), medical (Columbia Hospitals, Humana), financial services (Frost Bank, Frost Financial Management Group, Alamo Savings) and professional services (Arthur Andersen, Akin, Gump, Booz-Allen) and community relations (USAA).

Judy McCarter has a B.A. degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Public Relations & General Interest Links

· San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
· San Antonio Economic Development Foundation
· San Antonio Express-News
· San Antonio Business Journal