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Marissa Pasillas

Associate PR Director

"Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you."

Walt Whitman

As an Associate PR Director, Marissa conceptualizes and executes purpose-driven PR strategies for B2B tech clients across the industry in an effort to secure impactful media placements. Combining creative writing abilities with a keen eye for detail, Marissa has a passion for storytelling and sharing her clients’ expertise with the right audiences.

Marissa joins the Walker Sands team with a background in PR, having led and executed PR strategy for several national franchise brands across a variety of industries and delivering results that help brands grow purposefully.

A native of Rockford, Illinois, Marissa earned her degree in public relations with a minor in Spanish from the University of South Carolina. Outside of the office, you can find her exploring the city, spending time with family and friends or breaking a sweat at Barre class.


  • Storytelling
  • Editing
  • B2B PR
  • PR strategy


  • Media relations
  • Client relations
  • Problem solving
  • Optimism


  • Reality TV
  • Barre
  • Brunch
  • Traveling
  • Wine

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