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Public relations consultant

John Anthony Echeveste, American public relations consultant.


Echeveste, John Anthony was born on December 14, 1949 in Compton, California, United States. Son of John Robert and Margaret (Suarez) Echeveste.


Bachelor in Communications, California State University, Fullerton, 1973.


Reporter San Gabriel Valley Daily Tribune, West Covina, California, 1976. Director communications TELACU, Los Angeles, 1977-1982, vice president communications, 1985-1988. Administrative assistant Republican Matthew Martinez, Rosemead, 1982.

Manager public committee Southern California Association Governments, Los Angeles, 1982-1985. Partner Valencia, Maldonado & Echeveste (now VPE Public Relations), Pasadena, since 1988.


Chairman East Los Angeles Young Men’s Christian Association, 1993-1994. Member California committee communications American Cancer Society, 1991. Member cultural advisory board Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1988.

Member Los Angeles Regional Family Planning Council, 1990. Chairman communications San Gabriel Valley chapter United Way, 1991. Board directors Los Angeles County Library Foundation, Bilingual Foundation Arts.

Member Hispanic Public Relations Association (founder, president, board directors since 1982).


Married Patrician Ann Griffin, September 28, 1985. Childen: John Matthew, Michael Anthony.

John Robert Echeveste

Margaret (Suarez) Echeveste

Patrician Ann Griffin