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Joan Pelzer

Joan Pelzer is Director of Marketing for Gotham Government Relations & Communications as well as Aidala, Bertuna & Kamins, PC.


Currently Joan is Vice President of Marketing of The New York Association, a United Nations Non-Governmental Organization which partners arts organizations in New York City with Consulates and Embassies for cultural programs.


Joan holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from Fordham University Graduate School of Business, 1995 and a BA in Communications from State University of New York at Oswego, 1989.

From 1995-1997, Joan was a Business and Economic Development Volunteer with the UNITED STATES PEACE CORPS Economic Development Program, Voronezh, Western Russia.

In 2011 and 2012, in partnership with U.S. Embassy Morocco and American Voices, Joan conducted marketing and production workshops and trainings for professional Moroccan theater troupes, producers, and students throughout Morocco and in New York City.

Joan is Founder, CEO & President of Joan Pelzer Social / Joan Pelzer Media, LLC, a digital marketing agency she founded in 2013. Prior to founding her own company, Joan was a consultant. Joan’s experience includes: products and professional services – arts + theater, food + event industry, health + wellness, on-line lifestyle magazine, home + lifestyle, luxury retail, jewelry, pet, and non-profit, with a background that spans start-up small businesses, not-for-profits and Fortune 500 companies as well as the United Nations.

  • Executive Producer – The Arthur Aidala PowerHour radio show on AM970 The Answer

  • Executive Producer and Marketing Director for the brand new Off-Broadway AMT Theater.

  • Member and Social Media Strategist for BNI (Business Networks International) since 2013.

  • Former Co-Host of the ClubHouse App Show titled “Breakfast Bite with Tom & Joan.”

  • Former Co-Host for four years of the Talk Show / Podcast “Follow Me Friday with Joan + Priya” on TalkRadio.NYC and

  • Facebook, where she and her co-hosts globally connected with thought leaders and entrepreneurs each week in an educational and fun way.

  • Former Co-Host for two years of the Talk Show / Podcast “21st Century Entrepreneur Radio” with J.C. Maldonado on TalkRadio.NYC.

  • Former National Social Media Strategist and NYC Chapter Director for What Women Want Networking 2014-2020, and

  • NYC President of Femfessionals / FemCity from 2012-2017.

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