Christi Black-Davis of Edelman

In this episode of That One Thing, Gordon chats with Christi Black-Davis, current Executive Vice President at Edelman and former owner of local public relations firm Deen & Black. Christi shares her experience in establishing Deen & Black, making the decision to sell the firm, and what it took to grow the business to meet that goal. Christi talks about developing the right mindset, determining what type of partnership is right when growing a business, building the right team to support your growth, and mitigating risk throughout the life of your business.

Thank you to our sponsor

This week’s episode is sponsored by Evergreen —a new, full-service salon and spa located in historic Oak Park. Evergreen offers a full range of services in an eco-friendly salon, including hair, nails, facials, waxing, eyelash extensions, lash lifts, microblading and sunless tanning. Mention “That One Thing” podcast to receive a 10 percent discount on salon products.

Thank you to our guest

Thank you to Christi Black-Davis for sharing her story and expertise. You can find Christi on LinkedIn  or learn more about Edelman Sacramento online.

Podcast production staff

  • Host: Gordon Fowler
  • Producer: Liz Divelbiss
  • Editor: Kin Wong
  • Music created by: Harry Walls
  • Special sponsor guest: Taylor Toledo