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.

  • Rhetoric Can Move Mountains

    When Aristotle was crafting his rhetorical formula back in 4th century BC, he was probably aware that his writings would be a catalysis for analysis and learning for centuries of scholars to come. Well here I am, many many centuries …

  • Finding Purpose

    “The quarter-life crisis is a period of life usually ranging from the early twenties to the mid thirties, in which a person begins to feel doubtful about their own lives, brought on by the stress of becoming an adult. The …

  • That College Social Media Life

    To a college student, the words of Charles Dickens have never rung more true: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” We learn …

  • Intern Diaries

    Wow!  Started my first internship at S&O just over a month ago and I have been fortunate to have already had some amazing experiences!  The S&O team has been welcoming and helpful… First day we received flowers and some important …

  • Core Value Share – Deliver Happiness by Any Means Necessary

    Hey guys! I haven’t written one of these bad boys in a very long time, so I figured I’d share my thoughts again. Instead of the regular public relations blog topic I have typically written in the past, I want …

  • “Jack of All Trades, Master of…”

    You know the saying that goes “jack of all trades, master of none?” Well, allow me to say that in the duration of my internship with Sammis & Ochoa, that saying has lost all validity. Allow me to elaborate.

    But …

  • An Old Lady’s View on Snapchat

    So, maybe 33 isn’t that old (actually, I’m sure it’s not), but I was certainly not an early adopter of Snapchat. I’m not an avid Selfie-taker, either, so I haven’t quite gotten into the personal use of it, but MAN …

  • First Steps Post-Graduation

    Post-college graduation freak out is a very real and scary thing. I personally felt this immense weight fall on me the second I sat down after walking the stage at the December commencement ceremony. I had just graduated with a …

  • Goodbye, But Not Forever

    I’m moving from an office overflowing with love, intelligence and care to work in an office by myself on the opposite side of I-10. I’m leaving teammates that I’ve formed everlasting bonds with to start in a new office with …

  • Holiday Recipes from the S&O Office

    Tis’ the season to stuff our faces with holiday treats! This past week at the S&O office, we have been munching on so many sweets like cookies, candy, peppermint bark, chocolate, and more chocolate.   Oh! Did I mention chocolate?

    Since …