Victor Arias

Senior Account Director


Brand Communications

Victor has more than 12 years of multicultural and consumer-focused PR, Communications and Marketing experience. He started his career at Hispanic advertising agency, Dieste, in Dallas,TX and later continued his passion for multicultural marketing at Hispanic Communications Network (Washington, DC) working with government and non-profit clients. He later joined Edelman NY’s multicultural practice and pivoted into the larger Consumer/Brand group leading sports and culture campaigns for Heineken (Champions League, MLS), AXE (Unilever), PayPal & Venmo and others. At the start of 2020, Victor moved his young family to LA to continue his career in PR with Ketchum and their Sports team working on traditional and esports clients like Activision Call of Duty League and Modelo. Victor, a native Texan, remains passionate about serving as a cultural conduit for people and brands. He even started a podcast called The Mijos to discuss male identity and fatherhood from a Latino perspective. Victor and his wife Janea live in El Segundo with their two sons – Vito (5) and Marcus (2), along with their cats, Jupiter & Comet, and Mini-Schnauzer, Maverick.

Project I am Proud of

Cold Brew & Classic Cars events for McDonald’s of Southern California. Led and coordinated three events in Van Nuys, San Diego and East LA to support new cold brew products by hosting safe space meetups for lowrider communities while celebrating the unique Chicano culture of this region.

Favorite Memory Here

I started in January so I’d have to say it was my first day at the LA office meeting the team and leadership in person.

Best Piece of Advice I've received

Trust your instincts.

My Advice for Someone Just Starting Out

Be patient. Be willing to learn. Approach both with humility.


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