Shoshana Puccia is a seasoned executive with over two decades of marketing and tourism experience. Her extensive background includes marketing positions at the renowned Santa Monica Place, Glendale Galleria, Beverly Center, Universal Studios Hollywood and the J. Paul Getty Museum. Puccia’s diverse background also includes overseeing the marketing for Child S.H.A.R.E., a non-profit agency that finds homes for abused and at-risk children.
Most recently as Senior Marketing Director for Santa Monica Place, Puccia was trendsetter who led the on-site marketing team to develop innovative marketing and tourism strategies. Puccia was instrumental in Santa Monica Place, a one-of-a-kind, luxury beach-side center, receiving the China-Ready Designation from the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board. She was recognized for her tourism expertise and initiatives by the California Travel Association who selected Santa Monica Place as the winner of the 2016 Retailer of the Year award. Puccia has won numerous marketing awards including the MAXI – the International Council of Shopping Center’s top marketing award as well as 9 Macerich WOW awards. Los Angeles Magazine recently appointed Puccia to sit on the 2016 L.A. Woman Selection Committee.
Puccia is involved in the Santa Monica community and has served on the executive Santa Monica Travel and Tourism planning committee for the international One Travel Conference, and on the Corporate Partnership Committee for the Santa Monica, Malibu Education Foundation. Puccia’s past community memberships include a Board of Directors position for Los Angeles’ Latino Heritage Month, chairperson of the City of Covina Arts Commission and a Board of Director role for BookEnds, a non-profit literacy program.