Formerly the CEO of U.S. News Ventures, CEO at Five Star Alliance, CFO and later VP Global Sales at Washington Post Digital, Eric brings substantial media experience and understanding to the team at PublicRelay.
Eric KoefootPresident & CEO
With a background in media analysis and client engagement, Medha builds world class, strategic programs focused on delivering deep insights to senior communicators.
Medha ChandorkarSales | Director, Enterprise Solutions
Formerly the VP of Sales at Qualtrics for their BrandXM, DesignXM, & Research Services businesses, Travis brings strong experience growing a small business into an industry-leading insights provider.
Travis DaySales | Chief Revenue Officer
With over 15 years of experience in the media data and analytics space, Jim brings a deep understanding of the challenges faced by the world’s top brands. He uses his experience to help communications leaders use data to inform decisions and elevate their function.
Jim FogartySales | VP, Enterprise Solutions
Formerly with Gartner’s Global Business Sales organization, Derek brings strong experience empowering executives with trusted insights to make better business decisions every day.
Derek FranchinoSales | VP, Enterprise Solutions
A seasoned Enterprise Sales Professional with 18 years of success partnering with Fortune 500 companies using a consultative approach. Chris most recently comes from Gartner, working with C-Level Executives to drive functional excellence.
Chris HillSales | VP, Enterprise Solutions
With over 13 years of experience helping C-suite executives reach their goals, Samira brings an in-depth knowledge of working with leaders across many industries facing a variety of challenges.
Samira ParkerSales | VP, Enterprise Solutions
Formerly the SVP for Kastle Systems and National Consultant at IKON Solutions and FedEx, Darren brings an experienced, polished focus on building outstanding relationships with clients and partners at the executive-level.
Darren SleegerSales | SVP, Enterprise Solutions
A seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in Software Engineering, Systems Integration and Technology Consulting, Javier brings subject matter expertise in the Architecture, Design and Implementation of Backend Applications.
V. Javier ColmenaresTechnology | Director, Backend Engineering
With over 15 years experience in software development, Kathryn is an expert in front end technologies.
Kathryn McAdooTechnology | Director, Frontend Engineering
With over 30 years of experience in software development, Bill has served in leadership positions at software heavyweights AOL and Netscape.
Bill MitchellTechnology | Chief Technology Officer
Having previously taught Data Visualization at Duke University, Fiene joined the team in 2021. Fiene uses her expertise in information design and visual communication to direct PublicRelay’s Data Visualization Team to produce effective and creative solutions.
Fiene LeunissenAnalytics | Director, Data Visualization
Joining PublicRelay in 2012, Alykhan uses his background in analytics to deliver insightful reporting to our clients.
Alykhan MeraliAnalytics | Director, Operations & Reporting
With a background in media analysis, political risk, and cyber threat intelligence, Azhar surfaces strategic insights from cross-functional data for PublicRelay’s most sophisticated clients.
Azhar UnwalaAnalytics | Director, Insights & Analytics
Formerly a Defense Policy Analyst at SAIC consulting to the U.S. DoD, DoS, and other intelligence agencies, Ted brings unique experience providing strategic analysis of critical issues to PublicRelay’s media intelligence program.
Ted ZiemerAnalytics | Senior Vice President
With 15 yrs of experience leading teams, Karl has has helped to build out the Dublin team and establish our Cavan office and is working to grow PublicRelay’s presence in Ireland and more broadly in Europe.
Karl FinnOperations | Director, Irish Operations
After leaving the world of federal consulting, Meaghan joined PublicRelay to spearhead global initiatives. She has grown the workforce and talent pool across 3 time zones and ensures the efficacy of resource utilization.
Meaghan MalloyOperations | Director, Global Resources
A member of the operational team since 2012, Drew brings a background in policy analysis and public service to the design and implementation of new client programs.
Drew PyrakOperations | VP, Strategic Partnerships
With a background in disaster risk reduction for the International Red Cross, Ruth brings complex operational planning experience.
Ruth WiederechtOperations | Senior Vice President
Susan is a licensed CPA in the state of VA and brought over 25 years of financial and accounting experience to PublicRelay.
Susan KampschrorFinance | Vice President
Joining the team in 2015, Andrew’s analytical background has enabled him to conceptualize, design, and launch innovative communications products.
Andrew KarzelProduct Development | Vice President
Marshall draws on his experience in media analysis, client engagement, and product marketing to create new growth opportunities and elevate PublicRelay’s most important partnerships.
Marshall RichardsMarketing | VP, Growth & Key Partnerships
Aedhmar Hynes has worked in the communications and marketing industry for more than three decades, leading and supporting many of the world’s most important brands through digital transformation and technology disruption.
Aedhmar HynesStrategic Advisor
Jon Iwata is Founding Executive Director of the Data & Trust Alliance, which brings together leading businesses to learn, develop, and adopt responsible data and AI practices. He previously served as IBM Chief Brand Officer.
Jon IwataStrategic Advisor
Tom Martin serves as Executive-in-Residence in the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston to enhance its relationship with the business community and help students successfully transition into the business world.
Tom MartinStrategic Advisor
Charlene Wheeless is a successful business executive, leadership coach and advisor, keynote speaker, and author with more than three decades of experience in corporate affairs, communications, and operations.
Charlene WheelessStrategic Advisor
Brad Kain founded Quoin with Jean Pierre LeJacq in 1994 and continues to lead the firm as President. Quoin has a long-term partnership providing ongoing engineering support for PublicRelay.
Brad KainTechnology Advisor
Elizabeth is a demonstrated communications expert with 25+ years of experience leading strategic communications, brand strategy, and reputation management for large global brands, government, and non-profits.
Elizabeth PennimanCommunications Advisor
Since 1984, Mark has led international communications research consultancies to help Fortune 1000 clients make better marketing, communications, and business decisions.