Lynn Schwartz, President & Co-Founder
An industry veteran of more than 25 years, Lynn is a true public relations generalist with experience in a wide variety of disciplines and industry sectors. Her far reaching accomplishments and talents range from helping to launch and grow venture backed start-up organizations to overseeing award-winning global campaigns for major nonprofit institutions. Lynn has a particularly strong interest in technology which supports her ability to work with clients in fast-growing industries such as digital, mobile and consumer technology; data centers and cloud computing; “green” IT and more.
Suzanne Mannion, Executive Vice President & Co-Founder
Suzanne has been in the communications industry for more than 20 years. With a focus on strategic planning and program management, she has developed and implemented campaigns for numerous business and consumer-facing clients. Suzanne has extensive experience servicing non-profit organizations in the cultural, education and healthcare arenas. Her diverse background also includes travel and tourism campaigns, including efforts for organizations with an international presence.
Jennifer Fugel, Technology and B-to-B Specialist
Jennifer has more than a decade of public relations experience representing technology clients in the advertising, consumer electronics, data center, entertainment, higher education, finance, human resources, Internet, lifestyle, publishing, security, software, telecommunications and wireless sectors. Her work encompasses emerging technology launches, brand building for growing companies and products, and executive leadership programs. She excels in the areas of media and analyst relations, social media campaigns, and industry event bookings. Jen has yielded placements for clients across all media platforms, including the Associated Press, BusinessWeek, CBS Marketwatch, GigaOm, Mashable, New York Times, NBC Nightly News, Reuters, TechCrunch, Time, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Wired, as well as a wide range of vertical trade publications.
Meredith Landau, Media Relations Expert
Meredith has been working in the public relations and journalism fields for more than a decade with an emphasis on media relations. A true PR generalist, Meredith’s experience encompasses many industries, including automotive, education, fashion and beauty, food and beverage, healthcare, personal finance, pets, technology, and travel and tourism. Boasting an impressive list of contacts at national, local and online media, Meredith has arranged prominent national and local publicity for clients in broadcast and cable outlets, consumer magazines, newspapers, wire services, online media and influential blogs.
Dawn Janks, Media Relations Strategist
Dawn is a public relations professional with over 15 years of experience with a strong focus on media relations and client services. She has extensive experience and expertise in strategic planning, crisis communications, media relations, as well as creating, planning and implementing press events and PR stunts. Dawn has represented clients in travel, entertainment, fashion, technology, non-profit and real estate sectors.
Michaela Nitu, Social Media Communications Expert
Mihaela’s background in brand management and PR make her excellent at developing and implementing effective social media communications campaigns. She creates and implements social media strategies, while monitoring clients’ day-to-day communications utilizing Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, and more. Also, she is very passionate and innovative when it comes to developing blogging and content marketing strategies. Mihaela works extensively with clients and organizations in the nonprofit, IT, business and consumer brand sectors, on both B2B and B2C campaigns. She believes it’s ok to stand out and be different from the crowd, and her life motto is: You’re born an original, don’t die a copy!
Pam Osterhus, Business Administrator
Pam is Newsmaker Group’s Business Administrator. With more than a decade in financial services, Pam previously was the Accounting Manager at Africa Inland Mission International Inc. where she was responsible for all accounting functions, as well as assisting in developing and maintaining procedures for improved budget and financial control. She also served as a Staff Accountant for Lambrides, Lamos and Moulthrop CPAs.