Meet New Member - Matt Klepeisz

    Welcome to Matthew “Matt” Klepeisz, the new Public Relations Manager of the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach.

    Matt is originally from Yorktown, Virginia where he attended Grafton High School. He then went on to attend Virginia Tech and graduated with a degree in Communications in 2010 .

    After he graduated, he worked at Enterprise Rent-a-Car in Roanoke, Virginia, where he met his (now) wife and later married her this past October. After working at Enterprise, he was hired by Downtown Roanoke, Inc. (DRI) as the Communications & Program Manager in September 2011.  As his role evolved, he was in charge of the public relations and marketing for DRI.

    Matt’s interests include his beloved Hokie football and Chicago Cubs baseball. He also enjoys woodworking, fishing, and going to the beach. He likes trying new beer and new food, and if he can get both together, that’s even better.

    He joined the chapter in hopes of connecting with other communications professionals in the area, and to keep up with the industry trends  You can find Matt on social at Facebook.com /matt.klepeisz and LinkedIn at mklepeisz.


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