AARON NORRIS, MBA, APR, CSPG

AARON NORRIS, MBA, APR, CSPG

AARON NORRIS, MBA, APR, CSPG

Treasurer and 2017 Conference Chair (Inland Empire)

Aaron is Vice President of The Norris Group which specializes in California hard money lending, trust deed investments, real estate investments, and real estate investor resources. Aaron’s responsibilities include investor relations, business development, community outreach, marketing, PR, event planning, and special events.

Aaron hosts the weekly award-winning Real Estate Headline Roundup Vlog as well as produces The Norris Group’s award-winning radio show and podcast. He’s the creator and producer of The Norris Group’s series, “I Survived Real Estate,” which has raised over $600,000 for charity since inception in 2008. In total, Aaron has been directly involved in raising over $1.5 million for charity since 2008.

In his spare time, Aaron is co-host and producer of the Webby-nominated Cocktail Party Statement podcast which reviews marketing, business and strategy books. Aaron can also be seen around California teaching marketing, PR, web 3.0, and social media strategy at colleges and professional associations. Aaron is an Accredited Public Relations Professional (APR) and has served in many roles on the local PRSA board including President. He is 2017 Incoming President for PRSA Western District.

Aaron serves on several local nonprofit and professional association boards and is actively involved in the community in efforts Give BIG Riverside County (founding team member). Aaron is a Certified Specialist in Planned Giving (CSPG) and is passionate about philanthropy and giving back in creative and meaningful ways.

Fun Fact: Aaron’s background is in the performing arts and has been performing since the age of six. He spent his 20s living in New York City and toured the world in various productions. Between “gigs” in New York City is where Aaron found his second love in marketing and PR working for companies on both coasts including investment banking firm Lazard Freres, KTU Radio, MGA Entertainment, and Clear Channel Entertainment.