Welcome to Paula Pedene & Associates!

Paula Pedene & Associates is a full service Public Relations firm which specializes in health care and veterans issues. Working in both Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ, the firm provides a range of services to commercial, nonprofits and government entities. The company is certified as a Service Disabled Veteran and Woman Owned Small Business.


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Paula L. Pedene, APR, Fellow PRSA, and Kathy Barbour, APR [Photo: Albert Chau]
Paula L. Pedene, APR, Fellow PRSA, and Kathy Barbour, APR [Photo: Albert Chau]

A Service Disabled Veteran and Woman Owned Small Business
Award Winning Communications Firm

Paula Pedene and Associates offers a variety of communications services. With nationally acclaimed expertise in institutional programs, reputation management and community outreach, we offer expertise in strategic planning, research, campaign management, public affairs and much more. As public relations strategists we help organizations raise awareness, connect with their stakeholders and inspire people to take action. As a Service Disabled Veteran and Woman Owned Small Business we are proud to serve corporations, nonprofits and government agencies.

Strategic Public Relations Counsel

We offer a research based analysis of your organization, we conduct listening forums, provide media analysis, and communications reviews to help determine the best strategies for you.

Social Media & Internet Marketing

Our expertise in Social Media and Internet Marketing keeps our clients in front of their target audiences. Using the unprecedented influence of social media, we help our clients become part of the conversation and help create a voice around those affinity channels.

Media Relations

Based on first hand national and local media news experience, Paula Pedene & Associates understands the 24/7 news cycle and the importance of what makes news.

Branding & Promotions

We create award winning branding strategies and promote them through different media channels.

Community Relations

We build excellent community relations campaigns that lead to better understanding and community engagement.

Event Management

From planning small internal events to national large scale events, we have extensive experience.

Recent News

Meet Paula Pedene of Paula Pedene & Associates in Scottsdale – In 2012, I faced one of the biggest challenges in my life when I became known as a “Whistleblower”. This wasn’t something I had set my sights to be, but rather it was something that presented itself to me. Although I reluctantly accepted the title, I willfully accepted the responsibility of exposing wrong doing by senior leaders within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Read More