Chief Operating Officer
Brittney Rodriguez serves as Chief Operating Officer for the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC), overseeing Chamber operations, developing communication strategies and programming, and sharing in successful vision and practices as the leading business resource and advocate for Latinos across Central Texas. Brittney is a seasoned professional with over 20 years' of experience in media & public engagement with expertise in marketing, event management, crisis management, social networking and results-driven strategy.
In addition to her service with the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Brittney also serves as President & CEO of Grit + Pearl Public Relations, a full-service PR firm established in 2017, with a focus on clients contributing creatively to the greater good of the global community. Previously, Brittney has worked with the Office of the Attorney General, the Texas State Legislature as an event coordinator, speech writer and senior legislative strategist. Having supported & overseen public outreach initiatives and strategic messaging for clientele spanning the entertainment, literary, transportation, infrastructure, education, political, healthcare, real estate, travel & hospitality, and food and beverage industries--Brittney is well versed in providing an innovative approach to all aspects of professional success.
A proud daughter of the picturesque high-mountain desert Big Bend region of far West Texas, Brittney is a graduate of St. Mary's University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Political Science. Brittney has received advanced management training in the Systematic Development of Informed Consent from the Institute for Participatory Management and Planning.
When not contributing to the success of the Austin business community, Brittney can be found in the company of close friends and family, instructing indoor cycling classes, en route to her next travel destination, or taking in Austin's verdant trails alongside her beloved English Labrador, Bixby.