Trainer Communications - Leadership Team - Stand Out


Our company is made of leaders. Our main mission is to build teams that deliver flawless execution. Meet our leadership.

Susan Thomas

President & CEO

Trainer Communications - Susan Thomas - President & CEO

What is your longest lasting marketing campaign?
Subtly naming my four kids after cities in Texas (Austen, Tyler, Katy and Addison).

What was your first marketing campaign?
Selling more Girl Scout cookies than any of the others girls in the state of Kansas at 10 years old (559 boxes out of a red wagon).

What do you do when you’re not working?
When am I not working?! Just kidding, playing tennis with my kids, flying with my husband in his WWII airplanes, or pushing the limits of anything with a big engine.

Ross Perich

Vice President of Client Operations

Trainer Communications - Ross Perich - President of Client Operations

What do you consider your biggest challenge?
Trying to win an argument with my kids.

What’s your lifelong dream?
Watching my Cal Bears in the Rose Bowl (at least once in my lifetime)

Did you know?
That Ross had “surfer hair” in college and didn’t own a brush for about six years.

Angela Griffo

Vice President

Trainer Communications - Angela Griffo - Vice President

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Anywhere with a beach I can jog on and do yoga.

What would you do if you weren’t in PR?
Interior designer—I took an aptitude test in the 9th grade and PR came back as my number one career and interior designer was second.

What is the most thrilling thing you’ve done?
I bungee jumped off a bridge in New Zealand.

Gary Good

Chief Media Strategist & Lead Writer

Trainer Communications - Gary Good - Media Strategist & Lead Writer

What is your favorite food?
Thai—every other cuisine is trendy at one time or another, but Thai food remains the food of the gods.

What was your most embarrassing moment?
Walking in the front door of a house where I thought an estate sale was taking place, and interrupting a wedding that was underway.

What would you do if you didn’t work in communications?
Act on the stage (if anybody would have me!)