Jonathan     Tracy     Janel    Jillian      Reid      Ellie


Jonathan

What skill are you most known for professionally? 
A relentless approach to helping our clients achieve success. Strategic and creative thinking; insane focus on not what we delivered today, but what we will deliver tomorrow. 

What most excites you about your work & the contribution you can make?
Helping our clients think through and develop their core positioning and brand narrative. Leveraging communications to help them achieve their core business objectives.

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
Well, I am always working (part of my DNA). However, I am privileged to have two of the most extraordinary children that fuel my existence. So, I spend as much time as I can with them. I am also a voracious reader and love to write.

Where did you grow up?
New York, baby!

What would you be doing if not in PR?
In a cabin, anywhere, writing novels.

What’s your favorite type of music?
I tend to be a bit music agnostic, however, I hold a special affinity for old school hip hop, jazz and disco (yes, no shame in my game).

What’s your favorite book?
Who made up these questions? Impossible to pick one. Cheever and Hemingway. George Saunders is a trip. Anything by Michael Chabon. His command of the written word is unrivaled.

What’s your motto?
My team would say it is “come to me with solutions, not problems…” I think it’s “never confuse activity with results.”

Favorite Quote?
Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is even worse. (Nigerian proverb)


Tracy

What skill are you most known for professionally?
Getting things done fast; I am an exceptional multitasker.

What most excites you about your work?
Working with a diverse group of entrepreneurs who are changing and improving our world through innovative thinking.

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
At a concert or traveling to exotic ‘off the beaten path’ places.

Where did you grow up?
I was born in South Africa and grew up on the mean streets of the valley in Los Angeles.

What would you be doing if not in PR?
A fitness trainer.

What’s your favorite type of music?
I love all music but I was definitely born in the wrong era. My favorite is classic rock.

What’s your favorite book?
The count of Monte Cristo. I couldn’t put it down.

What person in history most inspires you?
Nelson Mandela.

What’s your motto?
Never hold a grudge.


Janel

What skill are you most known for professionally?
I’m very creative in everything I do, whether it’s developing PR strategies or finding ways to secure media coverage.

What most excites you about your work?
I love being part of a team and working together to deliver something that wasn’t believed possible.    

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
Probably watching a movie, trying a new restaurant or planning my next trip.

Where did you grow up?
Wisconsin.

What would you be doing if you weren’t in PR?
Either a movie critic or hosting a travel show. 

What’s your favorite type of music?
Pop and rock. 

What’s your favorite book?
It may sound cliché but I love Pride & Prejudice. 

 Favorite Quote?
Only you can control your future.” – Dr. Seuss


Jillian

What skill are you most known for professionally?
I’m extremely organized and detail-oriented.

What most excites you about your work?
Besides collaborating with a brilliant team, working with companies that are on the forefront of innovation and contributing to their growth is most exciting.  

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
Trying new restaurants in Santa Monica with friends, or visiting with family in Newport.

Where did you grow up?
Newport Beach, CA.

What would you be doing if you weren’t in PR?
Sommelier or a curator. 

What’s your favorite type of music?
Classic and indie rock.

What’s your favorite book?
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier.

 Favorite Quote?
“I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” – Ben Franklin

 


Reid

What skill are you most known for professionally?
I'm a hard worker and I am passionate about what I do. 

When did you get into PR? 
I started off working in PR for the Lakers in college and have stuck with it ever since. 

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
Taking a workout class or hiking somewhere in LA. 

Where did you grow up?
Park City, Utah. 

What would you be doing if you weren’t in PR?
I have always wanted to be a criminal psychologist. 

What's your favorite type of music? 
Rap and hip hop. 

What's your favorite book?
Relentless by Tim Grover. 

Favorite Quote?
"Make each day your masterpiece." - John Wooden


Ellie

What skill are you most known for professionally?
Laser focus, efficiency and creativity. 

What most excites you about your work?
Working and learning from other people in order to grow as a professional. 

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
Trying new restaurants around LA. 

Where did you grow up?
“Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego”

What would you be doing if not in PR?
A professional nomad, traveling the world.  

What’s your favorite type of music?
60’s and 70’s folk and alternative.

What’s your favorite book?
Anything by Gillian Flynn.

What person in history most inspires you?
Malala Yousafzai

What’s your motto?
If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything.