Sr. VP Development
Ms. Tre’var Booker was born, in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, where she obtained an early affinity for business while working part-time in various family-owned enterprises, including the buyer for the family owned boutiques in several locations. It was also during this early stage in her life that she became interested in community service as a result of her involvement with Dress for Success.
Ms. Booker graduated from Paterson State College in New Jersey majoring in Elementary/Special Education and Accounting. She also completed several professional development courses in public relations, promotions, and advertising, and is a Certified Member of the San Francisco “Neighborhood Emergency Response Team” (NERT), PIERsafe Partners in Emergency Readiness, and American Red Cross AED/CPR Training.
As the Founder and President of “Booker and Associates”, Ms. Booker has provided a range of services for various corporations and organizations such as sales and marketing, public relations, media coordination, event coordination, project management and fundraising / campaign management.
One of the primary reasons for Ms. Booker’s success in the marketing and public relations field can be attributed to her extensive national and international network of close business associates and friends, including entertainment and sports celebrities, media professionals, politicians, business executives, and top decision-makers in various fields. This network was developed over the past 20 years and has enabled Ms. Booker to sponsor, host or coordinate numerous successful political and non-profit fundraisers, dinners, banquets, golf tournaments and other events.
Some of the more notable events include organizing and managing fundraisers for San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown Jr., arranging celebrity attendance and appearances at the Bi-Annual Red Tie Events for Neiman Marcus Stores, and coordinating the Annual San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf Golf Tournament at the exclusive Silverado Country Club.
Ms. Booker is passionate about giving back to her community and maintains active affiliations with a range of private, public, and non-profits organizations including: Chair-Little Sister’s of the Poor Celebrity Committee, Sustainer coordinator/Mentor-San Francisco Junior League, Treasurer-San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf Business & Merchants Association and Executive Board-Fisherman’s Wharf Chapel.UPI’s Sr. VP Development