Rose Strategic Communications


Strategic Communications + Marketing + Public Relations 



Rose Strategic Communications was founded by Darren Rose in Fresno, California, in 2010. RSC specializes in the field of public relations, strategic and marketing communications. Darren leverages his experience in politics, his work in Congress, and social media to craft effective communication strategies to inform and influence public opinion, promote awareness of your brand or project to key stakeholders, publics, influencers, and audience segments. 





Founder/ CEO

Darren Rose

Prior to founding Rose Strategic Communications, Darren worked for 12 years for a member of congress, and spent 20 years in the field of public relations and strategic communications. His experience as a legislative staffer, campaign consultant, and public relations practitioner provides a vital breadth of experience to craft and personalize marketing strategies for each one of his clients.

For over 9 years, Darren has served in varying consulting roles for the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Currently, he serves as a Strategic Advisor, and is the statewide coordinator for the I Will Ride Program along with leading the brand campaign.

Active in the Central Valley, Darren has served on the boards of groups like the Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Fresno and Leadership Fresno. His goal is to continue serving the community and implement inspired strategy to meet all of his client’s needs.

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Master of Arts in International Relations
Bachelor of Science in Criminology

Executive Education

Legislative Studies Program, Government Affairs Institute
Brand and Reputation Program, Executive Education, Tuck School of Business
Columbia Executive Education Program 
Emeritus Institute of Management, (September- December 2017)
Digital Marketing Program



marketing Creative director

Kabrina Speakman

Kabrina studied at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where she majored in advertising. During her time at Academy of Art, she was a four-year collegiate athlete playing volleyball. Kabrina was featured in her school’s annual spring show, where the spotlight is put on the top students work from each department. She knows the meaning of hard work and dedication, and doesn’t settle for anything less than her best. She brings a fresh creative and design aspect to the table. 

Kabrina is a proud #DogMom to an adorable Beagle named Winston. When she is not playing with him, she can be found playing with her family’s four other Beagles, and spending time with her Fiancé. She also enjoys a nice cup of coffee daily, and hanging out with her friends.

She can be reached at


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising, 2017




communications Manager

Brandalyn Hastings

Brandalyn Hastings is a communications consultant at Rose Strategic Communications. Brandalyn has an extensive history in event planning with everything from concerts to educational forums. She currently holds her Associate of Arts in Communications, and is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Media, Communications and Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations at California State University, Fresno.

She can be reached at


Fresno City College
Associate of Arts in Communications 



Public Relations Specialist 

Evangelina Gonzalez

Born and raised in Fresno, CA, Lina graduated from California State University, Fresno with her Bachelor’s degree in Media, Communications and Journalism.

Her passion and creativity shows through her work as a public relations specialist where she coordinates and executes projects to move the Rose Strategic brand. She also builds and maintains a positive image for different client’s marketing strategies.  

Her interests outside of work involve staying connected with the community around her and volunteering with local non-profit organizations. She also enjoys practicing yoga and grabbing coffee with her best friends.

She can be reached at


California State University, Fresno
Bachelor of Arts in Media, Communications and Journalism, 2017


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Strategic Partner/ Consultant

Margaret Arechiga Tozlian

Margaret was born and raised in Fresno, CA, and graduated from Bullard High School.  After traveling extensively and graduating from Mills College in International Relations, she returned to Fresno to raise her children. While in Fresno, Margaret obtained her Master’s of Arts in International Relations from California State University, Fresno.

Margaret worked in Senator Barbara Boxer’s Central Valley field office as District Director. Her duties included: advising the Senator on local and statewide federal issues, overseeing Senate visits to the area, and was trained on congressional research services. Throughout her career, Margaret has worked in federal, city and tribal Governments, non-profit organizations, issues campaigns and with political party and labor organizations.  

While at RSC, Margaret has focused on learning about Blockchain Technologies and crypto currencies, while applying expertise in government and technology to bridge the informational gap between the two groups.     

Since 2011, Margaret has been working with her family’s construction business overseeing day-to-day activities, and modernizing and streamlining operations.   

Margaret lives in Fresno and works throughout the state advising tech companies on governmental processes.

She can be reached at


California State University, Fresno
Master of Arts in International Relations

Mills College
Bachelors of Arts, International Relations
Sum Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Highest Grades in Political Science Department, Life Time Member of Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honors Society.