brunch enthusiast, guacamole connoisseur
“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou
A proud New York native, Anthony DeFelice brings an optimistic and committed attitude to the one7 communications team as assistant account executive. With an eagerness to continually learn new trends, practices and strategies in the PR world, and a “go-getter” personality, he is responsible for managing client relationships, writing press materials, pitching media outlets, developing and executing marketing communications strategies, executing events, and training interns. Passionate for doing good through his work, his current client list includes two non-profits, Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) and Style with a Cause. He also handles restaurants Sugar Factory American Brasserie, Lobster ME and The Black Sheep, and beauty client, Kelly Cardenas Salon- A Paul Mitchell Focus. Always on the cusp of what’s new in the social media world, he also helps to develop social media content and digital influencer marketing for clients. DeFelice’s tenacity and strong media relationships have helped him secure press coverage from several outlets including Huffington Post, San Diego Tribune, Carlsbad Magazine, Times of San Diego, Haute Living, Estetica Magazine, San Diego LGBT News, Las Vegas Magazine, Las Vegas Review Journal, Vegas Seven, Las Vegas Weekly, Luxury Las Vegas, Vegas Magazine, KVVU, KTNV, KLAS, KSNV, KNPR, and more.
A true “military brat,” DeFelice moved about the country before finally settling in Las Vegas. A graduate of the prestigious Las Vegas Academy, he cultivated a deep appreciation of all things creative as a means of communication. DeFelice graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), with a Bachelor of Communications and a minor in Sociology.
When not at the office, you can find DeFelice volunteering at local charitable organizations including Nevada Homeless Youth, Big Brothers and Big Sisters and Goodie Two Shoes. He also loves trying new brunch spots, keeping up with the latest style trends, and watching all things Real Housewives.