Johanna Edwards Bracken

Founder at Rauxa Direct LLC

Johanna Edwards Bracken

Johanna Edwards Bracken

Founder at Rauxa Direct LLC

Biography

Johanna "Jo" Bracken has enjoyed a long, celebrated career as a businesswoman, philanthropist and volunteer.

She is a founder, president or executive emeritus of two highly successful Southern California direct marketing firms: Match Mall Productions in Anaheim, and Rauxa Direct In Costa Mesa, which she grew from a modest three-person start-up in 1999 to a $60 million company before retiring in December, 2007.

A graduate of the Hudson Institute in Santa Barbara, Jo presently works as a transition coach and law clerk, focused on assisting life inmates with parole to prepare for, and present themselves, at their parole hearings.

Amid an always demanding work schedule, she has also managed to contribute time and capital to causes that reflect her love of animals, obligation to society and respect for human rights.
In her earlier years, Jo joined the Volunteers in Parole, Los Angeles County, where she counseled incarcerated youth, and was also an Orange County, California, volunteer probation officer specializing in domestic violence.

A longtime resident of Long Beach, California, Jo received a BA in Communications from Stanford University in 1977 then went on to earn an MS in Criminal Justice at California State University, Long Beach.

In her free time, Jo enjoys travel, golf, road biking and backpacking with her husband, Michael, along with their growing brood of dogs.

Overview
Career Highlights

Rauxa Direct LLC
Match Mall Productions

RelSci Relationships

113

Number of Boards

3

Interests

Family, Philanthropy, Golf, Travel

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Director, Operations & Administration at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Inc.

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Former Manager at TRW, Inc.

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Member, Board of Directors at American Red Cross - Greater Long Beach/Rio Hondo Chapter

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President at Total-Western, Inc.

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Member, Board of Directors at American Red Cross - Greater Long Beach/Rio Hondo Chapter

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Agent at Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC

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Professor Emeritus of Neurological Surgery at University of California - Irvine

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Member Emeritus, Board of Directors at American Red Cross - Greater Long Beach/Rio Hondo Chapter

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Senior Vice President & Small Business Banking Sales Manager at Bank of America Corp.

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Johanna Edwards Bracken
Founder at Rauxa Direct LLC
Education
BA in Communications
Class of 1977

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MS in Criminal Justice

California State University, Long Beach (also known as Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach State, CSULB, LBSU, or The Beach) is the second largest campus of the 23 school California State University system (CSU) and one of the largest universities in the state of California by enrollment, its student body numbering 36,279 for the Fall 2012 semester.

Career History
Founder
Prior - 2007

Rauxa is an integrated marketing agency with a passion for developing strategic, creative, and measurable programs. They are obsessed with delivering the right message to the right person, at the right time and place. With the industry's best and brightest in New York, San Francisco, and Costa Mesa, they combine the very best in digital, direct, traditional, and multicultural know-how to ensure their clients exceed their goals. Since 1999, they have achieved double-digit year-over-year growth working with top brands, including Verizon, Chase, Logitech, Sears, and Blue Shield of California. When it comes to integrated 1-to-1 marketing, nobody brings it all together like Rauxa

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Prior
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
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