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

Senior 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 Vice President

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

Group Director

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



DANIELA MANCINELLI

Daniela Mancinelli

Vice President

Place of Residency:Alma Mater: Loyola Marymount University

Primary Skillset: Client Management, Strategy, Messaging, Team Management, New Business Development

Hobbies: Traveling, Wine Tasting, Concerts and Dancing

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I have been known to win a few talent contests

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: BBC News, The New York Times

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Prince Harry, Richard Branson and Kris Jenner



JASON ABRAMS

Jason Abrams

Account Manager

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



CATHERINE LOWE

Catherine Lowe

Account Manager

Place of Residency:Long Island City

Alma Mater: National University of Ireland, Galway and Dublin Institute of Technology

Primary Skillset: day-to-day account management, strategy, client interfacing

Hobbies: Bikram Yoga, theatre and reading

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I love karaoke

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: Mail Online

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Sheryl Sandberg, Edward Bernays and James Franco



SELENA YANG

Selena Yang

Senior 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



IMAN SANDIMANIE

Iman Sandimanie

Senior Account Executive

Place of Residency:Brooklyn (Born, partially raised, finally returned)

Alma Mater: Binghamton University

Primary Skillset: Media relations, writing, account management

Hobbies: Anything athletic (former soccer and tennis player), museums, travel

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: My favorite part of the Winter Olympics is curling

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

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With:Tracee Ellis Ross, Wendy Williams, and Robin Williams



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



BRIAN MICHELOTTI

Brian Michelotti

Account Executive

Place of Residency: Westchester, NY

Alma Mater: Iona College

Primary Skillset: Media relations, writing, social media

Hobbies: Running/working out, playing music, traveling & playing generally anything with my son Mason

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I moonlight as a professional musician

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: Huffington Post, Buzzfeed & Mashable

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Jerry Seinfeld, Oprah, Jimi Hendrix



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



KATHRYN THOMPSON

Kathryn Thompson

Account Executive

Place of Residency: Gramercy

Alma Mater: University of Tampa

Primary Skillset: Media relations, writing, social media support

Hobbies: Traveling, cooking and watching movies

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I spent five months traveling the South Pacific by myself

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

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Graham Norton, Samuel L. Jackson and Winston Churchill



LINDSEY SALAS

Lindsey Salas

Account Executive

Place of Residency: Brooklyn, NY

Alma Mater: California State University, Fullerton

Primary Skillset: Media relations, writing, social media

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



RACHEL JERMANSKY

Rachel Jermansky

Account Executive

Place of Residency: Brooklyn, NY

Alma Mater: Northeastern University

Primary Skillset: Media Relations, Writing, Social Media

Hobbies: Reading, Running, Watching Sports and Screaming at the Television

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I’m fluent in Chinese (Cantonese)

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: BuzzFeed, Inc. and The WSJ

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Audrey Hepburn, Hilary Clinton and Derek Jeter



MICHAELA FOTI

Michaela Foti

Account Executive

Place of Residency: Brooklyn, NY

Alma Mater: FIT

Primary Skillset: Media relations, writing, social media

Hobbies: Sight-seeing, keeping up with celebrity gossip, and discovering new musicians

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I used to study to be a Fashion Designer

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: US Weekly, Entertainment Weekly, Complex, New York Times

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Beyoncé, Kris Jenner and Orlando Bloom



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



JOHN LAMELA

John LaMela

Account Coordinator

Place of Residency: Financial District, Manhattan

Alma Mater: Marist College

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

Hobbies: hiking, photography and exploring New York City

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I lived in Florence, Italy

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

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Jimmy Fallon, Jonah Hill, and Seth Rogan



KAJA OLCOTT

Kaja Olcott

Account Coordinator

Place of Residency: New York, NY

Alma Mater: University of Rochester, B.A. & NYU, M.S.

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

Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, fiddling with the ukulele, and learning languages

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I grew up in five countries and visited over 35

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: Al Jazeera, New York Times, and Reddit

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Louis C.K., Johnny Depp, Stephen Colbert



TYLER WEATHERHEAD

Tyler Weatherhead

Account Coordinator

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



CAMERON LISA

Cameron Lisa

Account Coordinator

Place of Residency:Alma Mater: City College

Primary Skillset: Account Research, Award and Speaking Submissions, Client Deliverables

Hobbies: Yoga, holistic health, and eating

One Thing Someone Might Be Surprised to Know About You: I was a competitive gymnast for 8 years

News Outlet You Can’t Live Without: Twitter!, Huffington Post, Goop

Three People You’d Most Like to Have Dinner With: Patti Smith, Kanye West, My Dad



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 Production

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



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