Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer - Spring Green Communications
Tia Over leads Spring Green’s operations and business development efforts as well as the agency’s higher ed and STEM-driven accounts. As a thought leader, Tia has spoken at industry events including the Society of Women Engineers Portland and Denver conferences, Women Who Code’s national CONNECT Conference, and PRSA Counselors Academy Conferences. Her writing has appeared in Ragan.com, the PRSA ‘PRSay’ blog and more. Tia launched her public relations career working for a political and public affairs shop consulting for state and federal political campaigns and trade associations in Oregon. Her next position was as a White House appointee at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., where she directed all internal communications for agency employees at each of the ten NASA field centers. Tia was responsible for developing consistent messaging across the agency, managing incoming media requests for the assistant administrator, and special projects such as the Return to Flight Space Shuttle Launch, the 35th Anniversary of Apollo 11 and the premiere of the IMAX film Magnificent Desolation. Soon after, Tia joined the global public relations firm WE Communications, led a Microsoft analyst relations team and served as a strategic relationship manager to her clients.