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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  • 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 …



  • Life Is What Happens

    What happened to yesterday?

    In this day and age, we are constantly on the move. If we’re not physically moving, our minds are mentally moving across a computer, phone or TV screen. From awakening to the morning rays to turning …



  • Enter Your Quote Here

    I spend a lot of time reading quotes. I look them up – if not daily, then at least weekly. I read quotes that are intelligent, quotes that inspire, quotes that make no sense, quotes that make me laugh and …



  • Work-Life Balance: Sleep, Food and Fitness

    A work-life balance is essential for fast-paced careers like public relations (and any career, for that matter).  As PR professionals, we are constantly adapting, working under tight deadlines, keeping up with industry news and trends, researching, writing and, most importantly, …



  • #ProudSAWoman

    Ladies and gentlemen, this is why we love the Internet.  Because someone can do something stupid, and a bunch of people can get together and call him or her out on it.  Specifically, Charles Barkley can make an inappropriate remark …



  • Engage, Entertain and Educate

    Social media allows both humans and companies to do many things – communicate, sell, showcase, showboat, inform, update, connect, share and read, among many other actions.

    As a PR agency and as humans, we are engrossed in various social outlets …



  • Tell Your Story to the World

    Every business, corporation and non-profit has a unique story to tell. Every coffee shop has more to it than just selling coffee. Every shoemaker was a child and every business owner had a dream. Behind the logos and slogans, there



  • Show Some PR Love This Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day – it’s that one holiday that everyone seems to either love or hate. Whether it’s your favorite time of year or a holiday you wish were banned, if you’re a business owner, it’s a day that offers marketing …



  • Have A Little Faith

    “Know that wisdom is such to your soul; if you find it, there will be a future, and your hope will not be cut off.” Proverbs 24:14

    I grew up in a small, yet booming boarder town in Laredo, Texas. …



  • The Pathway to Greatness

    I’ve always loved San Antonio. My family and I used to vacation here every February and some summers. Being from a small valley town (7.6 square miles in size to be exact), I loved waiting for the “little man” to …