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

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Jay Feldman, DO

Co-Founder

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.

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Colleen Falco

VP of Client Relations

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. 

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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.

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David Green

Head of Publicity

Dave is a national leader when it comes to creating impact through corporate social responsibility. He’s served as a United Nations delegate, has been a committee member for the United States Global Leadership Coalition, and in 2017 was named the Central Floridian of the Year by the Orlando Sentinel. 
 
 
 
 
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Aarti Sooknandan

Head of Marketing

Aarti is a Marketing MBA graduate and published writer who enjoys reading, traveling, and creating art. A native of Belize, her passions include volunteering and learning about different cultures and traditions.
 
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Lara Rosales

Communications & Sales

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

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Brittany Bearden

Senior Publicist

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

Kristy Barton

Kristy Barton

Media & TV Expert

Kristy has over 25 years of experience with a specialty in TV & media exposure.

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Amanda Cosenza

Social Media & Publicist

Amanda has been in the music and festival scene for years and loves to travel. She is experienced and well connected in the music and art world.

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Jennifer Reza

Publicist

Jennifer is a highly experienced and accomplished publicist. She is also an avid baker and loves to curl up with a good book.

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Samantha O'Neil

Publicist

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

Publicist

Shay is a seasoned publicist with nearly 15 years of experience working primarily in business, sports, fitness, health, and the world of wellness landing top tier media. She enjoys spending time with her son.
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Martha Carrera

Publicist

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. 
 
 
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Allison Ullo

Publicist

Allison is a public relations specialist, with over 9 years of experience, living and working in NYC. Generally, her wanderlust has her traveling somewhere new, but when she isn't traveling you can find her hiking in upstate NY, reading, cooking, or practicing her ukulele.
 
 
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Lynda Buckley

Senior Publicist

Lynda Buckley is a seasoned publicist with over 15 years in the industry working with Rolling Stone, US Magazine, and Men’s Journal. Now New York-based, Lynda has also worked as an independent publicist in Melbourne, Australia.

 
 
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Marcy Bialeschki

Writing Team

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.
 
 
 
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Justin Yannaccone

Writing Team

Justin is an avid writer who has had a passion for it since he was in elementary school and a determination to grow and develop his skills as a journalist. When he isn’t writing he’s an avid gamer, movie buff, and lover of theme parks.

 
 
 
Hollie Geraghty

Hollie Geraghty

Publicist

Hollie is an experienced media professional and writer, specializing in entertainment and the arts. In her spare time she can be found ticking films off her watchlist and Irish dancing.
 
 
 
 
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Sam Johnson

Publicist

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.
 
 
 
 
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Gigi Marino

Publicist

Gigi Marino is happily pivoting to PR from higher ed, where she was last a communications director at the University of Florida. 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. She loves gardening and cooking.
 
 
 
 
 

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