We are a creative services agency based in Sacramento, CA. We specialize in social media management, digital media services, media planning, event management and public relations.

Emily Cooper Griggs, Founder
emily-griggsEmily Cooper Griggs specializes in finding comprehensive solutions and measurable results for her clients. With experience in digital media, event planning, social media management, project management, public relations and media planning, Emily brings years of experience in customer service and client management to The Grid Agency. A graduate of Georgetown University, Emily previously worked as the Business Development Director and General Manager of The Sacramento Press where she drove all revenue channels and managed the staff and operations. Emily also previously worked in attorney training and development at the international top-10 law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York and has considerable experience in recruitment and corporate event planning. Emily is a member and former Chair of her local Georgetown Alumni Committee and sits on the Executive Committee of Midtown Cocktail Week.

Chelsea Norville, Client Services Manager
With a bachelor’s degree from UC Davis, Chelsea Norville has a background in marketing, digital media, event planning and client services. Prior to working for The Grid Agency, Chelsea worked as the Marketing Manager for a group of family-owned retail stores in the greater Sacramento area. As the Marketing Manager, Chelsea implemented new marketing strategies including social media and digital advertising. Chelsea also previously worked at The Sacramento Press as the Client Services Coordinator, where she specialized in project management. As a part of The Grid Agency, Chelsea looks forward to building relationships with clients and working in the heart of Sacramento.

Leslie Valdivia, Social Media Account Manager
Leslie Valdivia Leslie Valdivia is a recent Sacramento State University graduate with a bachelors degree in Communication Studies, with a concentration in Public Relations. She also doubled minored in Spanish and Journalism. She graduated with honors and has taken various leadership roles through campus involvement.Prior to working at The Grid Agency, she was the student assistant at Public Affairs at Sacramento State and the communications and media intern at various places in the Sacramento area. Leslie is passionate and hard-working individual that looks forward to making positive impact and into growing her career in the communications and PR world.

Carol B. Marshell, Marketing and Graphics Assistant
Carol Currently a 4th year student at Sacramento State, Carol Marshell is majoring in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations. Carol has a strong background in research, office management and customer service. As the Marketing and Graphics Assistant for The Grid Agency, Carol is expanding on her experience updating websites, creating graphics and assisting with marketing strategy.


Social Media

  • Full-service management including content creation, strategy, outreach, promotions and branding
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Social Media Coverage for Events

Online Marketing

  • Website design
  • Email marketing design, strategy and management
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Remarketing
  • Business Blogging
  • Graphic Design

Media Services

  • Media Relations and Planning
  • Strategic campaign planning
  • Community Relations
  • Research and media buying
  • Press Releases
  • Branding


  • Event Planning and Management
  • Publicity and Promotions
  • Live Social Media Coverage


“I can honestly say that hiring The Grid Agency was the best marketing and public relations decision I have made in ten years as a small businessman. Principal Emily Cooper Griggs is easily the most organized and dedicated professional we have ever worked with, and her guidance has taken our company’s profile to another level during our time together. She is incredibly responsive to her clients and wholeheartedly understands the unique and often demanding needs of a small businesses. Emily and her staff have a broad range of experience, from social media to event planning, which allows them to take a creative and solutions-oriented approach to nearly any problem.
I cannot imagine working with another agency, ever.”

Kimio Bazett, Co-Owner
The Golden Bear and Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co.

“Our fundraisers evolved from yard sale (low return) events to nationally-recognized, high quality and well-attended polished events due to Emily and The Grid Agency’s organizational skills, event planning experience and professionalism. With Emily’s assistance our non-profit generates funds that assist multiple public school art/music departments and other socially aware art /music programs for at-risk teens and youth.”

Susan Rabinovitz, Executive Director
Sacramento Artists Council, Inc.

“I have worked with Emily for the past 5 years and her creativity, execution and follow through are exceptional.  Emily and her team are always informed and up to date on new technology in the ever changing world of social media.  It’s nice to be able to rely on them to be the experts so I don’t have to be the expert.”

Doug Link, Theatre Director
Esquire IMAX Theatre

The Grid Agency is outstanding. Their professional and knowledgeable approach to social media, event support and general marketing have helped us tremendously. Their dedicated team helped us better connect with donors, volunteers and families in need. We would recommend their services to any Sacramento-based organization.

Kelly Siefkin
Communications & Development Director
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services


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