About Otter

Otter PR was founded on one principle – getting amazing media coverage for every client, guaranteed. We strive to honor that every day and are immensely proud of what our team has been able to accomplish.

How We Deliver The Results That You Deserve!

Our team of media experts has over 100 years of combined experience in getting valuable media coverage for a variety of brands. With highly experienced publicists and world-class writing staff, you will be blown away what we can accomplish.

Our Otters

Jay Feldman, DO


Jay is a thought-leader in the entrepreneurial community and host of Mentors Collective Podcast. He is passionate about helping other brands achieve their dreams. He loves animals and traveling.

Colleen Falco

VP of Client Relations & Senior Publicist

Colleen is an avid blogger who writes for a number of publications. She is also one of the top Irish dancers in the country and a professional artist.

Scott Bartnick

Co-Founder & Amazon Expert

Scott is an Amazon and E-Commerce guru and has worked with top brands to earn them press and help them succeed online. He is also an Eagle Scout.

Devin Leonardi

Marketing Director

Devin's leadership, technical marketing knowledge, and unique vision for creative production make him an excellent contributor to the team. It also doesnt hurt that his laugh is more contageous than the common cold. When he isn't crunching ad data or providing creative vision to the team you'll find him throwing a frisbee endlessly for his dog or emptying his wallet at his wife's favorite resturant.

Lara Rosales

VP of Communications

Lara is an expert writer with a degree in Literature. She loves writing about business, minority groups, social media, and self-help.

Santiago Arbelaez

Director of Client Relations

Santiago is a recent FSU graduate with a passion for performing and entertainment management. He is a talented vocalist and pianist who has performed in many esteemed Opera houses and the Beacon Theatre.

Deven McCray

Director of Social Media

Deven is an experienced digital marketer with a degree in graphic design and web development. She has an interest in the importance of design in media and marketing, and aims to create content that audiences connect with.

Danielle Credeur


Danielle has been a broadcast journalist for over a decade, working for NBC affiliates across the nation. She’s passionate about storytelling, content creation and communication. When she’s not working you can catch her trying new restaurants and enjoying the Florida beaches with her family.

Brittany Bearden


Brittany has been a publicist for more than 10 years and has written over 2000 press releases.

Marcy Bialeschki

Senior Journalist

Marcy is a veteran educator with 33 years of experience teaching writing to high school and college students. When she's not writing, she might be enjoying an episode of Ghost Adventures, the only TV show she watches. She is looking forward to her dream trip of a lifetime next summer -- 18 days in England, Scotland, and Ireland.

Gigi Marino

Publicist & Journalist

Gigi Marino has a background in higher ed. She also has been a writing professor and magazine editor. An essayist and poet, she is working on a collection of poetry titled Earthshine Sisters, about her own sister's experience with breast cancer. She is an animal advocate and proud pet mom of four Saint Bernards

Hollie Geraghty

Publicist & Writer

Hollie Geraghty is a versatile media professional with four years’ experience across journalism, content writing, social media and public relations. Specializing in entertainment, culture and the arts, she has written for national and regional publications in both print and online. In her spare time, she can be found ticking films off her watch list, and planning new travel destinations.

Stephanie Rodgers


Stephanie is an effective communicator with a degree in mass communications, specializing in public relations, from USF. Also minoring in sociology and receiving a general business certificate, she enjoys creating intentional content and graphic designing on the side.

Shannen Connor

Outbound Caller

Shannen is a UCF graduate with a Bachelor's degree in English Literature. She comes with experience working as a public school English teacher. She loves to venture to new places with the love of her life, and spending time with her friends and family.

Samantha O'Neil


Samantha has 15 years of PR experience leading national media campaigns. She is a soccer fanatic and Tottenham Hotspurs fan.

Martha Carrera


With more than 15 years of public relations experience working with clients in the lifestyle, hospitality, and food and beverage spaces, Martha has a keen eye for story angles that translate to earned media. She has worked for both boutique independent and corporate brands.

Sam Johnson


Sam is an MBA graduate and published writer with over 5 years' experience in marketing, entrepreneurship, and international business communications. He is an avid writer with a love of travel, coffee, and gaming.

Richard Borger


Richard's background is in Chemical Engineering. Additionally, he produces music at a self-made recording studio, and has worked promoting his own music through social media and music platforms. You can find him writing music and rock climbing in the outdoors in his spare time.

John Denton


John Denton has dedicated most of his life to his passion for sports -- first, playing it (college football) and writing about it (newspapers, websites, etc.) for 28 years. Previously,, John covered the Orlando Magic for 24 years. John has a 17-year-old daughter, Abby, who is an excellent student and volleyball player. When not writing, John can be found playing golf, traveling or cooking.

Lyn Schultes


A former national broadcast producer, Lyn has over 15 years of media strategy experience leading award-winning national outreach campaigns. She has worked for global and start-up PR agencies and is an avid writer and travel junkie.

Jeff Bardach


Jeff spent 15 years as a broadcast journalist leading newsrooms in various markets around the country. He's an experienced storyteller on all platforms and specializes in helping craft your message to appeal to the widest audience possible. When he's not working, Jeff loves traveling with his wife and their new lab Annie, running or watching sports.

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