MATT RIZZETTA

MATT RIZZETTA

President & CEO

Place of Residency:Westchester, NY

Alma Mater: Iona College

Hobbies: Playing with my three daughters, being a news junkie and rooting for the Jets

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I made it to the quarterfinals of the Golden Gloves

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without:Wall Street Journal

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Condoleezza Rice, Mark Cuban, Jack Welch

BILL McCUE

BILL McCue

Vice President

Place of Residency:Park Slope, Brooklyn

Alma Mater: SUNY Albany

Primary Skillset: Agency operations, new business development, strategic counsel and planning

Hobbies: Hiking, biking, collecting vintage vinyl, creative writing

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I had a huge mushroom cloud shaped afro when I was a teenager

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: TechCrunch

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Groucho Marx, Nigella Lawson, Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin)

NINA VELASQUEZ

Nina Velasquez

Senior Account Director

Place of Residency:Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Alma Mater: University of Washington

Primary Skillset: Client Management, Planning, Messaging, Program Management, Media Relations

Hobbies: DIY, flea market shopping

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I have a tattoo of a butterfly on my back

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: BuzzFeed

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Mom, Dad and Hugh Jackman

NICK WEATHERHEAD

Nicholas Weatherhead

Senior Account Executive

Place of Residency:Upper Eastside

Alma Mater: The University of Central Florida

Primary Skillset: Writing, media relations, messaging, branding, event production, and management

Hobbies: Soccer, surfing,and long walks in the park

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I can breakdance

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: Gawker

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Michael Bloomberg, Kanye West, Warren Buffett

JASON ABRAMS

Jason Abrams

Senior Account Executive

Place of Residency:Hoboken

Alma Mater: Rutgers University

Primary Skillset: Media relations, client relations, account management

Hobbies: Pumping iron, taking world-class photos, and listening to my 30k songs

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I finished third place in Saved By The Bell trivia

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: Does Twitter count?

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Shakira, and Bruce Springsteen

MEGAN HUMPHRIES

Megan Humphries

Account Manager

Place of Residency:Chelsea

Alma Mater: Murdoch University

Primary Skillset: Media Relations, Events and Writing

Hobbies: Basketball & Dancing (badly)

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I’m scared of pigeons

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: New York Times and The Australian

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Oprah, Jon Stewart and Tina Fey

SHANON STANISLAUS

Shanon Stanislaus

Account Executive

Place of Residency: Brooklyn

Alma Mater: City College of New York

Primary Skillset: Media relations, writing, social media support

Hobbies: Cooking, Traveling & Eating (I’m such a foodie)

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I own the entire animated Disney collection on VHS

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: TheYBF, HuffPo, & Complex Magazine

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Ellen DeGeneres, Robert Downey Jr., & Michelle Obama

SELENA YANG

Selena Yang

Account Executive

Place of Residency:Brooklyn, NY

Alma Mater: Purdue University

Primary Skillset: Media relations, writing, social media

Hobbies: Dancing, Traveling, Cooking and anything outside

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I’ve traveled internationally by myself since I was 8

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without:USA Today and The New York Times

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With:Travis Wall, Beyoncé and Paul La Monica

LAUREN EPSTEIN

Lauren Epstein

Account Executive

Place of Residency: UWS, Manhattan

Alma Mater: Muhlenberg College

Primary Skillset: Media relations, writing, social media

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, cooking, spinning, yoga, exploring the city

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I know the words to most rap songs and can sing along with the best of them

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without:The New York Times and The Skimm

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Justin Timberlake, Michael Bloomberg, Golda Meir

ROBERT VANISKO

Robert Vanisko

Account Executive

Place of Residency:Hamilton, NJ

Alma Mater: The University of Miami

Primary Skillset: Writing, media relations, messaging, branding, event production, and management

Hobbies: Reading, Cheering for Philly sports teams, being a news junkie

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I am a pretty big sci-fi nerd

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without:BBC News, ESPN

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Teddy Roosevelt, George R.R. Martin, Bill Clinton

LINDSEY SALAS

Lindsey Salas

Account Coordinator

Place of Residency: Brooklyn, NY

Alma Mater: California State University, Fullerton

Primary Skillset: Account research, award and speaking submissions, media list development

Hobbies: Baking, reading, being outdoors & discovering new music

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I’ve hiked an active volcano in Chile and Machu Picchu

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without:The New York Times and BuzzFeed

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With:Amy Poehler, Ellen Degeneres & Beyonce

CARLI GRIFFIN

Carli Griffin

Account Coordinator

Place of Residency: Hoboken, NJ

Alma Mater: Rowan University

Primary Skillset: Account research, award and speaking submissions, media list development

Hobbies: Running, Traveling and watching Netflix

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I’m a 2nd degree black belt

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: New York Times & Buzzfeed

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Barbara Walters, Paul McCartney, Beyoncé

JACLYN ANDERSON

Jaclyn Anderson

Account Executive

Place of Residency: Financial District, Manhattan

Alma Mater: Texas A&M University

Primary Skillset: Media relations, writing, social media

Hobbies: Journaling, developing my wine palate, pinteresting, and travelling!

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I am a certified yoga instructor

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: Twitter- one stop shop. And Bloomberg

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With:Abigail Adams, Jesus, and Leonardo DiCaprio

DARLINE MOREL

Darline Morel

Office Manager

Place of Residency:Brooklyn, NY

Alma Mater:Baruch College University of New York City (CUNY)

Primary Skillset:Administrative Management, Event Management, Communications and IT support

Hobbies:I enjoy the company of family and friends as well as reading, cooking and good music

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You:I can belly dance

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: The Daily News and ESPN

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With:Daddy Yankee, Bobby Flay and Derek Jeter

JANN YOGMAN

JANN YOGMAN

Head of Events

Place of Residency:New York, NY

Alma Mater: Cornell University

Primary Skillset: Event Production, Video Production, Writing

Hobbies: Travel, Fitness, Blackjack

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: Three weeks before his inauguration, I played football against Bill Clinton on the beach and covered him well

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Robin Williams, Peyton Manning, Anthony Weiner

TYLER WEATHERHEAD

Tyler Weatherhead

Intern

Place of Residency: Davie, FL

Alma Mater: Florida Atlantic University

Primary Skillset: Research, list building, content support

Hobbies: Watching and playing sports, videogames, movies, reading, and fantasy football

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: My iTunes library has over 20,000 songs

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: ESPN and Reddit

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Dave Chappelle, Ai Wei Wei and Bill Nye the Science Guy

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