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Watermark President and Chief Strategist to be Guest Speakers at Temecula Valley Learning Forum

Darcy Burke is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Watermark Associates, a business consulting firm. Prior to leading Watermark, she was the Director of Public Affairs for the Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) and Executive Director of several non-profit organizations throughout Southern California.  She has spent her career in the non-profit and public service sectors, focusing on strategic planning, partnership development, operation efficiencies, communications and legislative/regulatory affairs.  Ms. Burke received her Bachelor’s Degree from Mount St. Mary’s University, Los Angeles, in International Economics & Marketing as well as her Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership. She completed her field study in China in Energy and Utility Management.

Darcy Burke’s Areas of Expertise:

Leadership, Strategic Planning & Implementation, Team/Organizational Development, Stakeholder Engagement/Partnership Development, Communications, Customer Service, Board training and development, Legislative Affairs/Regulatory Affairs,  Public Affairs,  Local and Regional political sensitivities, Change Management, Best Business Management Practices,  Media Strategy and Implementation.

Judy Zulfiqar serves Watermark Associates as Chief Strategist.  Prior to joining Watermark, Judy was founder and President of RKR Marketing & Advertising, which was founded in 2001. Judy has had the pleasure of serving a wide variety of industries locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. She established RKR as a boutique agency that was strategically located in the heart of Southern California Wine Country to serve as a perfectly positioned destination in the marketplace to handle projects large and small and she brings that experience with her to Watermark. Judy earned her Master’s in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. She completed her field study in Thailand focusing on emerging markets.

Judy Zulfiqar’s Areas of Expertise:

Leadership, Strategic Planning & Implementation, Team/Organizational Development, Stakeholder Engagement/Partnership, Development, Communications,   Board management and Development,     Public Affairs,  Change Management,  Best Business Management Practices,   Media Strategy and Implementation, Media buying and placement.

We will be meeting Tuesday, August 1st from 9:00 am – 10:00 am at Mercedes Benz of Temecula.  Refreshments and coffee served.

Darcy M. Burke, M.B.A., Office: 951-294-3190 Cell: 951-634-9019

Judy Zulfiqar, M.B.A.,, Office: 951-294-3190 Cell: 951-434-4630