Mario Ochoa and Tanya Sammis

Mario Ochoa and Tanya Sammis are the co-owners of Sammis & Ochoa, a San Antonio-based public relations agency. Here, along with the rest of the Sammis & Ochoa team, Mario and Tanya will share their bright ideas on the world of PR, business and marketing.

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  • How a Career in Public Relations Helped Me Plan a Wedding  

    After four and a half blissful years of dating my boyfriend-turned fiancé, he finally popped the question. Initially, I was so elated, no, thrilled to get started on all of the wedding planning that only existed on my well-coifed Pinterest …

  • The New Guy

    The only place to go with Sammis & Ochoa is UP!

    The only place to go with Sammis & Ochoa is UP!

    The first day at your new job, day of school, internship or entrance into an uncharted land can be overwhelming.

    Just like The Game of Life, as the new

  • Spirit Week

    With Halloween poking its horrifying head around the corner, the office décor has shifted from friendly to frightening and candy overflows from a cauldron in the corner. Personally, this is my favorite time of year. Anyone on our team can …

  • Work-free Vacation

    As I embark on a trip to Colorado tomorrow, my mind is still concentrated on all things work-related. Instead of stressing about my tasks at work, I want to remove all thoughts for the duration of my vacation and truly …

  • What Used to be Good

    Life can be messy. It’s hard to balance everything in this day and age. Fortunately, there are still ways that we can enjoy the simple things in life and believe it or not, our careers sometimes give us the best …

  • 7 Signs You Work in PR

    For all the public relations nerds and professionals out there, we understand the time and energy you put into the job you love. We also understand the habits you start to develop from working in the PR world.  We’re not …

  • Welcome to the Real World

    Usually before starting something, I try to think about the risks and possible outcomes beforehand. There have been times in my life when I’ve thought too hard about a decision that needs to be made and have psyched myself out …

  • The Secret to Success

    An easy Google image search for “success” quickly brings up pages and pages of some pretty inspiring stuff. Photos of people climbing mountains, running great distances or doing cartwheels down the shore somewhere are among those most popular. More often …

  • The Six Virtues

    Yesterday, we had the opportunity to attend a presentation led by Jason Forrest, author, speaker and really righteous dude. Jason’s background is in leadership selling, sales and culture training. While Jason talked about a plethora of incredibly insightful information, …

  • A Place of Firsts

    For the past three years, Sammis and Ochoa has been my place for firsts.  They were my first internship after moving to San Antonio.  They were the first place I got an official job, with a paycheck and everything.  They …