CGPR Continues West Coast Expansion with First California Hire



Positioned for Growth, Agency Names Angie Mathews, Account Executive,

 for Costa Mesa Office

COSTA MESA, Calif. (June 1, 2016)CGPR, an established consumer lifestyle public relations firm, today announced Angie Mathews has joined its team in the Costa Mesa office. The agency, headquartered in Marblehead, Massachusetts, has tapped Mathews to work from its West Coast office to expand CGPR’s national client base. Mathews comes to CGPR with more than a decade of public relations experience in fashion and apparel, having worked in New York and southern California. Her appointment is effective immediately.

“California is rich with companies and industries in our sweet spot,” said Chris Ann Goddard, founder of CGPR. “Angie’s experience in these categories and her new business acumen is exactly what we are looking for to build our presence on the west Coast. We look forward to welcoming her to our family.”

Mathews has worked on a wide variety of brands including BB Dakota, Chip and Pepper, Modern Amusement, and Willow & Clay. She has worked on teams delivering successful large and small scale events and fashion shows, been invited to speak as a representative of the fashion PR industry, developed successful branding partnerships on behalf of a number of clients, and secured prominent placements for clients in a variety of media including Good Morning America, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, American Idol, Glamour, and HBO’s True Blood, among others.

“I’m excited to be joining such a dynamic and well-respected agency,” said Mathews. “CGPR has an impressive and loyal client base; I look forward to building its presence in Orange County.”

About CGPR. Established in 1993, CGPR is a consumer active lifestyle agency specializing in apparel, fitness, hospitality, outdoor, sports, travel, and winter sports, among others. CGPR’s experience includes adidas Outdoor, Canada Goose, Intrawest, Moncler, PimaCott, Samuel Hubbard, Vail Resorts Management company, and Wilson Tennis. In addition, CGPR has a proven track record in component brands, including: PrimaLoft, Microban, and W.L. Gore & Associates.