Violetta is a confident communicator and strategist focused on delivering results for her clients and the communities they serve. At Civic Edge, Violetta merges her communications and community engagement know-how with her passion for climate change resilience and equitable urban planning. Her diverse experience includes managing and growing a thriving 32-year-old family-owned hospitality business, coordinating large-scale, cross-functional projects at a transportation start-up, and devising and implementing communications and engagement strategy for a social-impact nonprofit and for international clients while living abroad. She is skilled at creating structure from ambiguity, distilling information for target audiences, and building consensus among stakeholders. Violetta also brings extensive event production experience and a deep understanding of San Francisco’s small business community. She is driven by a desire to solve problems and keep her project teams organized.
Violetta holds a degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in Writing for Business Communication from UC Santa Barbara and speaks Italian and Spanish. A native San Franciscan, Violetta is active in local community organizing and spends her free time swimming in the chilly SF Bay and cooking in her Outer Richmond kitchen.
• Climate Change Resilience
• Environmentally Conscious Event Planning
• Clearly communicating complexity
• Port of San Francisco Waterfront Resilience Program
• San Francisco County Transportation Authority