Nick Cavarra – Owner of Social Punch Marketing
Nick has over 25 years of experience in the marketing and entertainment industries. He has worked on water conservation campaigns with the Lower Colorado River Authority, Metropolitan Water District and the California Department of Water Resources, as well as energy conservation campaigns for Flex Your Power in California. He has developed campaigns to improve children’s education and nutrition (First 5 California); emergency preparedness (Office of the Los Angeles Mayor – Homeland Security Department), campaigns to discourage bullying and gang violence (Los Angeles Human Relations Commission Zerohour Program), as well as social media campaigns for education leaders (UCLA Extension). No stranger to production in radio, Nick launched and produced the business talk radio show 2MinutesWith (now Unfinished Business) with co-hosts Renee Fraser and Betsy Berkhemer currently airing on KFWB News Talk 980 in Los Angeles. He performed on Broadway as well as produced two award winning musicals.
Nick has spoken at many conferences as an expert in Behavior Change and Social Impact Marketing including the 2012 San Diego Cause Marketing Conference, 2011 Behavior and Climate Change Conference and the 2011 PIRATES Nonprofit Cause Marketing Seminar. He is a 2011 Fellow of the Leadership LA program through the Southern California Leadership Network and is an active member of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. He is a veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, earning multiple letters of accommodation, completing 32 parachute jumps, and was honorably discharged after serving from 1983-1986. He attended the USC School of Cinema and Television, with a BFA in Theater Arts.