Draper Strategies launched
Draper Strategies and Communications, a new Reno firm launched by veteran PR professionals Mike Draper, Tara Trovato, and Ashley Brune, says its initial client list includes Grand Sierra Resort, Barrett-Jackson auto auctions in Reno and Las Vegas, Hot August Nights, the National Championship Air Races, Fingerprinting Express and the Great Reno Balloon Race.
The new company also will work with R&R Partners to provide public relations services to Truckee Meadows Community College.
Draper, CEO of the new firm, previously worked as Nevada director of government and public affairs for R&R Partners, Trovato, the new firm’s president, worked for R&R as a public relations account executive. Brune, the new firm’s vice president of strategic communications, previously worked as senior publicist for Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.
The goal is to benefit Northern Nevada’s agriculture and ranching industries by developing solutions to environmental effects created by current concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs.