Perdue Inc. is lead by Senior Publicist, Francis Perdue.
After 8 plus years in Education Ms. Perdue decided to take teaching beyond a confined classroom and started PS Media Talent .now known as Perdue Inc.
Francis Perdue has been a full-time publicist since 2009. Ms. Perdue currently holds the position of The Director of Communications for My Beverages, a new water company, based in West Hollywood, California. Force Brands recognized the appoint of Ms. Perdue to My Beverages in 2019 as part of their "Movers and Shakers" newsletter that is recognized globally in the Food & Beverage World. As of April 2019, she was recently appointed Director of Public Relations for Burgerim, one of the fastest growing burger franchises in the United States.
In 2016 and 2018, her firm was nominated for a Black Business Hall of Fame Award by The Hart Foundation and City National Bank in the categories of Philanthropy and Innovation , Technology and Entertainment. Her feature in She Boom was a catalyst that lead to the discovery of her talents and philanthropy work . This has deemed her a hot commodity in the Product Placement side of events and television & film. With 100 plus products placed for high end events, The Doctor's TV Show and her annual FUSE Pre-ESPY Event Ms. Perdue added a product division to her company.
As a new venture Francis has become a producer with her long term management client Charnele Brown's company, Tri-Wen Productions starting with the film, The Coffee Pot.
As a seasoned publicist and talent manager Francis is sought after for sponsorship, public relations for businesses and individuals. After 8-plus years in education, Perdue decided to take teaching beyond a confined classroom and started in 2009. Always known as “The Hub” for information and research, people approached Perdue daily within and outside of education for solution strategies and connections. When thinking of making her life more fulfilling she pondered how she could help people attain their goals without boundaries and went into Public Relations.
Ms. Perdue has been asked to speak at prestigious universities such as UC Riverside and panels such as The Diverse Representation at Lionsgate centered around issues of diversity, business and the entertainment industry, from the perspective of a publicist and industry executive.
Always known as “The Hub” for information and research, people approached her daily within and outside of education for solution strategies and connections. Creating programs for people to succeed is not a new concept for Ms. Perdue. As a student in her undergraduate studies she started a radio program geared toward African American students and the community at large.
Transforming people’s lives is her passion. Bringing people closer to their goals and dreams is a part of her. When thinking of making her life more fulfilling she pondered how she could help people attain their goals without boundaries and went into PR Services.
As a Sr. Publicist and Talent Manager her expertise includes planning for clientele from start to finishing. Clients are satisfied with her Trifecta Plan. Connecting to the goal of the client, planning, and connecting makes for the perfect plans for growing individuals and businesses. She has cornered a trifecta specific plan that includes life coaching for individuals, integrated marketing plans for businesses and organizations, plus an actual connector services that assist in attaining goals for clients.
Francis earned her BA in Liberal Arts: Concentration, Ethnic Studies; Minor in Education from UC Riverside, an MAED from University of Phoenix, and is currently being certificated in Organizational Change Management from Hawaii Pacific University.
Many clients of the past have included: Burgerim, My Beverages, West Angeles Community Development Center, The City of Los Angeles, USA & RSA Character Project, Norwood Family, and others.
You can follow Francis on Twitter @frannubian
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