Valerie enjoys working as a Brand Marketing Operations Manager at Google. Prior she held various lead marketing, and consulting roles focused on women in action sports. Additionally, she held positions as a Marketing Project Manager at MiresBall brand design agency, and in Product Marketing at Spy Optic Eyewear. Valerie has a BA in Communications, Advertising emphasis, Marketing minor from San Diego State University, and is PMP certified. She is a volunteer at Mind the Product, City Surf Project in San Francisco, and sits on the board for Women’s Skateboarding Alliance.