Project Access Has Added Annette Lopez as its New Marketing and Communications Director

Annette Lopez
Annette Lopez Named Marketing & Communications Director for Project Access Resource Centers.

Project Access Resource Centers has hired Annette Lopez as its new Marketing and Communications Director for the non-profit organization based in Orange, California. 

Before assuming her new role with Project Access, Lopez was Director of Marketing for Celluphone in Cerritos, California. Lopez was responsible for digital and traditional marketing efforts, store openings, and ongoing retailer marketing support, plus lead generation through direct mail, social media, and paid search for Celluphone to attract more wireless dealers.

While at Celluphone, Lopez Launched several businesses, including UltraMobile (branding, merchandising, dealer portal, packaging), now part of T-Mobile. Instrumental in designing and launching web properties for UltraMobile, Ice Mobility, and Catalyst Business Innovations, Lopez also developed direct mail/web marketing programs that continuously produced leads for Celluphone to engage with independent wireless retailers to sell Verizon and Boost Mobile services. 

Lopez’s nearly 20-year plus care experience in marketing includes developing direct/web marketing programs that delivered 300 leads per mailer or program and secured 2-3 independent retailer sign-ons, averaging 3% ROI on each campaign (above industry average). She also possesses a solid and valuable understanding of economic, financial, and marketing concepts and strategies with results and ROI based on analytics.

“Annette Is an ideal addition to Project Access as we work to expand our brand presence and create greater market awareness of what we offer and do at over 100 resource centers in 16 states across the nation.” said Kristin Byrnes, President And Chief Executive Officer, of Project Access Resource Centers. “We look forward to having her help us generate greater market share by telling our story in new and innovative ways.”

In addition to holding an associate of science degree in graphic design from Brooks College in Long Beach, California, Lopez speaks fluent Tagalog (one of the original languages of The Philippines) and is an accomplished graphic artist. With her deep experience in marketing mobile platform services, she possesses expertise in Google Analytics, AdWords, web analytics, digital marketing programs, websites, and mobile apps.

“The core mission of Project Access, to assist at-risk families and ensure they have the resources to thrive, is more important than ever before,” said Lopez upon entering her new role and organization. “I’m excited to join Project Access and am eager to help the organization grow and expand while gaining wider recognition for its great private sector and non-profit cooperation model.”