About Otter PR

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Results-Driven Publicists

As one of the top PR firms in the nation, our team of publicists has over 300 years of combined experience creating PR plans that get valuable media coverage for a variety of brands. With highly experienced publicists and a world-class writing staff, you will be blown away by what we can accomplish. 

Your PR Dream Team

Otter PR is rated one of the top PR firms in the nation from one principle, getting amazing media coverage for every client, guaranteed. We are entrepreneurs, thought leaders, writers, marketers, and creatives with a passion for building effective campaigns that yield results. Take a look at the amazing team we have built and schedule a call to see how our PR plans can work for you.

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.

Colleen Falco

COO

Colleen's is a UCF graduate with a diverse background. She has landed clients in many top publications and now leads Otter PR’s incredible team of publicists. She is also a professional artist, aerialist, and competitive Irish dancer.

Scott Bartnick

Co-Founder

Scott is an eCommerce and Operations expert. He has worked with top brands and fortune 500 companies to earn them press and help them succeed. Scott is also an engineer and Eagle Scout.

RYAN BASS

Media Director

Ryan Bass is the Media Director at OtterPR in Tampa, FL. For the past 10 years, he has been an anchor, host and reporter in television, radio, and podcasting, as well as a beat writer for print and digital media.

Lara Rosales

VP of Media Relations

Lara is a bilingual writer with a BA in Latin American Literature. She loves writing about minority groups, businesswomen, and the entertainment industry.

Santiago Arbelaez

Director of Client Relations

Santiago is a 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.

Tiffani Martinez

Human Resource Director

Tiffani is a Florida native and graduate. She has an extensive background in business management with a focus in human resource management. Tiffani comes from a non-profit and insurance background.

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Danielle Grossman

Publicist

Danielle has been a broadcast journalist for over a decade, working for NBC affiliates across the nation and is currently a CNN journalist. When she’s not working you can catch her enjoying the Florida beaches with her family.

Sam Johnson

Editor In Chief

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.

Josh Wilson

Publicist

Josh has more than a decade of PR experience, most recently serving as a Communications Director in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a proud graduate of the University of Northern Iowa.

Brittany Bearden

Publicist

Brittany has been a publicist for more than 10 years and has written over 3000 press releases.

Gabriela Perez

Account Executive

Gabriela graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Her background in sales and media relations makes her a personable communicator.

Chandni Desai

Publicist

Chan graduated with a Master’s degree in Management Communication with a focus on Marketing Communication, and an undergraduate degree in Communication Studies with a focus on Media Studies.

Chandler Redding

Publicist

Chandler is a Lee University graduate with a BS in public relations. With a passion for writing, branding and portrait photography he strives to provide an open mind and versatile skillset.

Elizabeth Galewski

Publicist

Elizabeth is a graduate of Wellesley College and the University of Pennsylvania. She got her start in Communications on Capitol Hill. In her free time, you can find her kayaking, swimming, and biking.

Melanie Parncutt

Publicist

Melanie is a passionate storyteller with strong expertise in interpersonal relationships and high-speed communication. Her experience in advertising, writing, and full service PR helps create strong relationships with the media.

Elisa Perez

Digital Marketing Manager

Elisa is a graduate from the University of Tampa with a Degree in Advertising and International Business and Management. Her interests include travel, music, fitness and nutrition.

Hollie Boodram

Publicist

Hollie is a PR postgraduate student with experience predominantly in sports and corporate communications. A self-proclaimed foodie, Hollie spends her spare time keeping fit, traveling, and spending time with friends.

David Watkins

Publicist

David graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in journalism, a minor in communication, and a certificate in public relations. He enjoys hiking, seeing films, and taking his Husky-Shepard to the lake.

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Alaina Chiappone

Publicist

Alaina is a Florida native and a UF alum with a degree in public relations. She is a PR and social media specialist with experience in various industries.

Mark Kaley

Publicist

Mark has over 15 years of experience consulting with large and small businesses providing them with management, marketing, and business consulting services.

David Triana

Publicist

David graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a minor in Political Science. He was a writer for the Naples Daily News community paper, specializing in feature writing for musicians.

James Scurlock

Writer

James attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar. He made his first documentary in 2003, which he sold to HBO and some other TV stations worldwide.

Thomas Mustac

Publicist

Thomas holds a Masters Degree in Communication with an Advanced Certification in Nonprofit organizations. His diverse background spans the healthcare, sports, and interior design industries.

Nik Korba

Writer

Nik dreamed of being a writer,and as an adult, that dream came true. He has been a screenwriter, ghostwriter, novel writer, song writer, and blog writer.

Louis Perez

Account Executive

Louis graduated from Florida State University. After college, he became a Brand Specialist and later a sales leader for a few of the premier boat brands in the world, including MasterCraft, Nautique, Boston Whaler, Galeon, and more.

Allison McLaughlin

Publicist

Allison studied Psychology and Business Management. She worked for 8 years as a territory manager for Holistic Family owned pet food companies and has a strong background in nutrition for dogs and cats.

Marley Lumbard

Publicist

Marley is originally from Maine, but her travels have taken her across the country and the world, living in 7 different states before finally settling in Miami.

Amanda Reseburg

Writer

Amanda is originally from Wisconsin and has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and over a decade of experience as an entrepreneur.

Cassaundra Kalba

Publicist Assistant

Cassaundra is from New Hampshire, where she enjoyed journaling in the great outdoors. She graduated from The University of New Hampshire, where she earned a Business Administration degree with a focus in Marketing.

Alexia McKay

Alexia McKay

Publicist

Alexia is the founder and publisher of RoyalTee Magazine. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Natalie Graham

Publicist

Natalie is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, with a B.A. in journalism and a minor in business. She enjoys photographing magnificent architecture , and her dog, Grizzly!

Danielle Gober

Publicist

Danielle is a Rollins College graduate where she earned her Bachelor’s in Communication and PR. She likes creative writing and finding ways to make her fashion obsession more sustainable. sustainable.

David Purdy

Publicist

David is a proud veteran of the US Navy and a mass communications graduate of USF. He worked many years in radio broadcasting as a DJ, Traffic reporter and news anchor, most recently for Newsradio WFLA in Tampa.

Kristi Hedrick

Publicist Assistant

Kristi is an experienced writer, editor, author, and mental health advocate who regularly works with non-profit organizations to help raise awareness around the stigmas of mental health and provide support to others in need.

Joshua Santana

Executive Assistant

Joshua attended the University of Florida where he completed his degree in business administration. He has a retail management and sales background with a passion for tech.

Marcy Paulson

Writer

Marcy is a full-time writer based in Tennessee. She graduated from Bryan College with a bachelor’s degree in education and received a master’s degree from Peabody at Vanderbilt University.

Sean Boelman

Writer

Sean is a journalist with experience in the entertainment field working as a film critic and interviewer. His work has appeared on several top outlets, and he's been quoted by major studios in trailers and posters.

Gabrielle Lask

Publicist Assistant

Gabrielle is from St. Louis, MO. She's a Rollins College graduate with a BA in Communications focused on PR and a minor in Professional Writing. Gabrielle loves to go to the beach or pool, explore local parks and springs, and try new restaurants.

Courtney Walker

Publicist Assistant

Courtney graduated from Louisiana State University in Mass Communication with a concentration in PR. She was a LSU Ambassador, STRIPES leader, and Manship School of Mass Communication Member.

April Nelson

Executive Administrative Assistant

April is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a BA in Sociology and brings to the table 20+ years experience in customer service, administration, and leadership in an array of industries.

Bobby Martinez

Account Executive

Bobby has over 17 years of experience in media, news, entertainment and photojournalism. He has had photos published in outlets, including The New York Post, The Daily News and CNN.

De'Launa Evans

Publicist

De'Launa has worked with various magazines, marketing agencies, and luxury hotels. She served active duty in the Air Force as an intelligence analyst and is currently still serving her country as a reservist.

Srey Pich

Marketing Sales Intern

Srey is approaching her last semester as a marketing major with a concentration in sales at USF. She has over 5 years of experience working in hospitality, primarily in serving, catering, and customer service.

Mark Hashem

Sales Development Representative

Mark has worked in the retail automotive side of the business, becoming a sales representative at the local auto parts store where, a short time later, he became a general manager.

Moses

Master Storytailer

Moses creates amazing tails for our clients and keeps them wagging for more. No one can resist this face.

Mage

Director of Pawthority

Ask anyone, Mage has the biggest social pawthority — and biggest paws, period — among canines and humans alike.

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We interview each and every client to make sure that we can create the perfect PR plan and build our relationship on a foundation of growth. In most cases we find that setting realistic expectations yields real results. Get started today with your free consultation.