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About Us

What makes us special? It's all about our intelligent and creative approach fueled by gritty determination, years of experience and a burning desire to tell a good story.

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Team

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Bill Maxfield

Principal

For over 20 years, Bill has been delivering innovative and integrated communication strategies, impactful writing and a competitive determination to succeed. His experience in leadership roles spans the public, private and non-profit sectors, and has included stints in Silicon Valley, Sacramento and the Monterey Bay Area. Bill uniquely possesses a high degree of tolerance for ambiguity, a clear strategic vision and an obsessive level of attention to detail – a combination that yields creative, award-winning campaigns for clients.

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Paula Miller Maxfield

Principal

Paula is a strategic communications expert with 20 years of agency experience executing high-impact, results-driven, integrated public relations campaigns. Career badges of honor include a company launch in Times Square, press and analyst tours on both coasts, a press conference at the beach, more trade shows than she can count and special event promotion that was once labeled “excessive publicity.” No matter the challenge, Paula leverages her skills to maximize visibility for each client’s unique goals.

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Jennifer Murray

Senior Director

Jennifer is an award-winning writer, editor and multimedia journalist. A communications pro with more than a decade of experience crafting stories and managing content distribution in both online and traditional formats, Jennifer keeps her finger on the pulse of emerging communication channels. Jennifer also delivers as a stellar event planner, known for her work on the Santa Cruz Triathlon and Mole & Mariachi Festival.

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Alexandra Baker

Account Manager

Alexandra approaches her work at Miller Maxfield with a passion to serve the community and enthusiasm to share clients' stories. In her role, she is responsible for creating engaging content and executing campaigns that reach unique audiences. Alexandra’s background includes experience with social media marketing, public relations, fundraising and event management. Previously, she worked in fundraising and development for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County and explored a career in the local wine industry. A Santa Cruz native, Alexandra can be found spending time with family, taking bike rides along local trails and enjoying girls’ nights at the beach.

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Calvin Men

Community Engagement Manager

Calvin Men is a writer, editor and content strategist with a knack for summarizing complex topics into relatable and impactful explanations. He brings more than a decade of communications work with him, including years of experience as a journalist and time leading programs for Silicon Valley tech giants. That combination of journalism and communication strategy enables Calvin to work through ambiguity and help clients stay focused throughout any project.

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Natasha Asfour

Creative Services Manager

Natasha Asfour is an adept graphic designer with experience working with a broad set of organizations from corporate brands to small businesses. Natasha’s artistic sensibilities are best described as modern and whimsical. With a wide-ranging skillset including traditional, digital and interactive media, Natasha delivers on-brand designs across different elements. While not glued to a screen, you can find Natasha exploring town on her eBike or adventuring with her husband and puppy Tycho!

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Connor Alexander

Content Creator

Connor is a UC Santa Cruz graduate with a creative sensibility stemming from his studies in art. His experience spans graphic design, social media marketing, content management, outreach, and website design. He likes to approach his work with a sense of humor and is obsessed with organizing things. When not at work, you can find him indulging in his nerdiness by playing Dungeons and Dragons, painting, cooking, and letting his cat Noodle know what a good baby she is.

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Georgann Scally

Special Projects

Georgann leverages years of experience as an executive at Visa International to deliver essential project coordination, finance administration, account logistics and strategic planning for Miller Maxfield. Georgann is a longtime resident of Santa Cruz County, having started her career at County Bank & Trust. In her spare time, Georgann invests significant volunteer time into protecting our local parks and beaches, and enjoys camping with her husband and Stanley, their cat.

Our Services

Our Services

Communications matter. As a full-service marketing firm, we help our clients develop and execute dynamic, engaging public relations campaigns that have measurable impacts.

  • Strategic Planning

  • Messaging

  • Branding, Logos and Graphic Design

  • Integrated Social Marketing Campaigns

  • Social Media Strategy, Content and Management

  • Media Relations

  • Stakeholder and Community Engagement

  • Email Marketing

  • Event Management and Promotion

  • Advertising Strategy and Management

  • Print, TV, Radio Sponsorships and Promotions

  • Video Concept and Production

  • Web Design and Updates

  • Public Affairs

  • Political Campaigns

  • Media Training

  • Crisis Communications

  • Trade Show Support

Become our next success story.

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