When Trosper Public Relations was created in 2010, it was done with much forethought and consideration of the market. Southern Nevada did not need just another public relations firm. Instead, we filled a void for companies with complex marketing challenges seeking a partner to provide an outside perspective, guidance and strategic solutions
Senior Account Executive
Dylan Kendrick currently serves as an account executive at Trosper Public Relations. Kendrick works to create and execute communication needs, growth opportunities, business development strategies, and continued growth of client media landscapes across local, national and international outlets.
Kendrick comes to Trosper Public Relations after years of reporting stories in the Las Vegas community on FOX5-KVVU. During his run with the station, Kendrick covered the city’s economic crisis brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, presidential campaigns, along with various breaking news and feature stories that kept the community informed. Working as a journalist has allowed Kendrick to understand the work it takes to elevate businesses to maximize their reach and revenue through creative storytelling.
Kendrick is well versed in all thing's media as an established and Emmy-nominated journalist for nearly a decade. Since graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno’s Reynolds School of Journalism, Kendrick has held multiple roles within broadcast news including: editor, photographer, reporter, and weather forecaster. When Kendrick isn’t working on projecting the voice and stories of his clients, you’ll find him traveling the world, watching movies, and exploring nature.
Founder & CEO
Elizabeth Trosper launched Trosper Communications, LLC now DBA Trosper Public Relations, in the fall of 2010. Prior to opening her own firm, Trosper was a partner of a local public relations agency since 1999. She brings decades of public relations and government affairs experience to Trosper Communications, LLC and has applied her extensive knowledge to her professional advantage, through tough economic climates.
A California native, Trosper began her career in public relations with the Los Angeles office of Manning, Selvage & Lee Public Relations, a national firm specializing in corporate and consumer accounts. During her tenure, she received Silver Star Awards and was recognized for her contributions to Blockbuster Entertainment Group, Sega of America, Mattel Toys, and George Lucas Active Entertainment.
Trosper has served on numerous boards throughout the Las Vegas valley and is a current trustee, and past chairwoman, of the Board of Trustees of the Henderson Development Association (HDA) and is an alumnus of Leadership Henderson. She has served on several non-profit boards throughout the years and is a current advisory board member to Southern Nevada Honor Flight. She was selected as Principal of the Year in 2007 by the Southern Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society (PRSA) and voted a finalist in the Women of Distinction Awards under Community and Government Services. She is the recipient of several PRSA Pinnacle awards, Videographer awards, and Hermes awards received throughout her career and in 2018, received the PRSA Industry Veteran Practitioner Pinnacle.
In January 2012, she was appointed to the North Las Vegas Economic Advisory Committee and, in 2013, appointed to the North Las Vegas Economic Development steering committee. In 2015, she received an appointment to the City of Henderson Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee and was elected chairwoman. She currently serves on the City of Henderson Community Education Advisory Board.
Professional memberships include Public Relations Society of America, Henderson Chamber of Commerce, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Industrial Office Properties (NAIOP). Over the past decade, Trosper Communications has become the agency of record for first responders, construction and development as well as business-to-business clients.
During her leisure time, Liz enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Vania Beltran is highly experienced and bi-lingual account executive for Trosper Public Relations. Prior to joining Trosper, she served as a senior producer with FOX5 News in Las Vegas. With nearly a decade of experience in broadcast media including local, national, and Spanish-language broadcasts, Beltran specializes in bridging the communication gap between clients and media. Her experience working in a newsroom have given her a keen eye for what attracts journalists and a thorough knowledge of the Nevada market. Beltran’s skillset includes creating perspective strategies and campaigns that enhance branding and the publicity value for clients.
Beltran graduated from San Diego State University’s School of Journalism & Media Studies and is an EMMY Award recipient. In her free time, Beltran enjoys hiking with her boyfriend and their dog, traveling and discovering new places to enjoy good food.
Amanda Peña is a wife, a mother, a writer and a book enthusiast. With a strong belief in the power of words and a passion for reading, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She has nearly 10 years of experience in real estate with top producing teams where her skillset emphasizes streamlining systems and improving written and verbal communication. Amanda continues to work as a free-lance writer for notable clients including Nevada Business Magazine and Trosper Public Relations. Born and raised in Las Vegas, family is a top priority for Amanda. When she isn’t spending time with her husband and their new daughter, she is usually working on her creative writing, hosting a book club meeting or planning the next family adventure.
Assistant Account Executive
Alicia Howard currently serves as an assistant account executive at Trosper Public Relations. Howard works to support account executives, run social media accounts, assist with strategy and placement, tracking of media coverage and assisting with the planning and staffing of special events. She also produces the firms podcast, “Tea with Trosper” where she talks about relevant trends or topics with a live guest each week.
Alicia graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno’s Reynolds School of Journalism in August of 2021 with a focus in strategic communications. Prior to joining Trosper, Alicia was at The Abbi Agency in Reno, NV working as a public relations intern.
When Alicia is not working you can find her at the park with her dogs, working out or making charcuterie boards with her friends.
Media Relations Specialist, Northern Nevada
Debbie has more than 10 years of experience in radio media, working with America Matters Media and Easy 104.1 FM in Reno. In 2019, Debbie launched her newest show “City Talk,” where she focuses on food, wine, travel and experiences that give back to the community. She co-founded and contributed to a women’s lifestyle magazine featuring elements of travel, wine, fashion, health, and fitness. She also served as a guest host for Getaway Virtual, and Carson Now. She is the recipient of several awards, including an ADDY award for video direction and the 2018 Sierra Nevada Powerful Women Award, American Advertising Federation 2019 Promotion Person of the Year, American Marketing Association 2022 Freelancer of the Year, and she is involved with numerous organizations and charities.
In 2020, Debbie formed her own initiative called “Together We Are One Heart” a program that shares a common message of community support and philanthropy. The campaign provides blue bracelets to all hospital heroes, volunteers, and community members who never give up and are always giving and sharing their heart. In addition, she has partnered with Crystal Basin Cellars Winery with her very own AboutTownDeb Red Blend wine label, with an AboutTownDeb Sauvignon Blanc on the way this summer. A portion of all proceeds benefit Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation.
Debbie is currently representing Trosper Public Relations in the northern Nevada market.