Matt Kovacs is one of California's most respected consumer PR strategists, putting his 20 years of experience in strategic thinking and unique approaches to work for the agency's brands. Kovacs adds his talent as the President and senior strategist at BLAZE PR, the nationally recognized consumer PR division of Davies. BLAZE represents leading brands in luxury travel, hospitality, consumer and lifestyle. In recent years Kovacs and his team at BLAZE have been recognized for their leadership in consumer PR, taking home Best Places to Work Awards from Los Angeles Business Journal and PR Week, Hermes Awards, Communicator Award, PRSA PRism and Silver Quill Awards. Kovacs understands the opportunities and challenges each client faces, he leads his team to develop innovative, influential programs to overcome these obstacles and successfully achieve clients' business objectives. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications and History from the University of Southern California.