From a young age, Staci Reidinger felt that every person in this world deserves to live a life with enough food, clean water, clothing and ample shelter. After living and working in developing countries with dire poverty, Staci is committed to helping eliminate homelessness in one of the world’s richest countries. It is possible.
As a retired U.S. Marine, philanthropist and educator, Staci Reidinger has a life-long passion for serving those in need. She served 24 years as a Marine providing public relations counsel, community outreach and humanitarian aid in the U.S., Japan, Afghanistan, the Philippines and Australia, as well as providing advocacy and economic support to environmental, wildlife and human rights organizations worldwide. She’s also an adjunct professor at SDSU, is on the USMC Combat Correspondents Association Board of Directors, is a connected to several veteran service organizations and is a Team Rubicon “grey shirt.”
Staci’s experience analyzing the media and its effects on public perception has helped her realize the importance of media as an arm of democracy…and also has exposed her to the growing divisiveness among Americans due in part to the current media environment. As a way to get Americans to respect differing viewpoints and find some common ground on critical issues facing our nation, Staci is developing a media organization based out of San Diego in 2018.
Additionally, Staci holds a Master of Arts degree in Mass Communication and Media Studies from San Diego State University, a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Capella University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Secondary Education from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Accredited in Public Relations (APR) through the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Staci mentors future APR candidates and is a member of the San Diego/Imperial County PRSA Chapter. Staci loves mountain biking and running on trails across the county as well as hiking with her two dogs and competing in triathlons.
Retired, U.S. Marine Corps
Advisory Council Member, Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University