Management

Eric Koefoot

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 Koefoot
President & CEO
Mark Weiner

Since 1984, Mark has led international communications research consultancies to help Fortune 1000 clients make better marketing, communications, and business decisions.

Mark Weiner
Chief Insights Officer
Ruth Wiederecht

With a background in disaster risk reduction for the International Red Cross, Ruth brings complex operational planning experience.

Ruth Wiederecht
SVP, Operations
Darren Sleeger

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 Sleeger
SVP, Enterprise Solutions
Bill Mitchell

With over 30 years of experience in software development, Bill has served in leadership positions at software heavyweights AOL and Netscape.

Bill Mitchell
Chief Technology Officer
Ted Ziemer (1)

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 Ziemer
SVP Analytics
Susan Kampschror

Susan is a license CPA in the state of VA and brought over 25 years of financial and accounting experience to PublicRelay.

Susan Kampschror
VP, Finance
Andrew Karzel

Joining the team in 2015, Andrew’s analytical background has enabled him to conceptualize, design, and launch innovative communications products.

Andrew Karzel
VP Product Development
Drew Pyrak

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 Pyrak
VP, Operations
Kathryn McAdoo

With over 15 years experience in software development, Kathryn is an expert in front end technologies.

Kathryn McAdoo
Director, Frontend Engineering
V. Javier Colmenares

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 Colmenares
Director, Backend Engineering
Karl Finn

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 Finn
Director, Irish Operations
Brad Kain

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 Kain
Special Advisor

Strategic Advisors

Charlene Wheeless

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 Wheeless
Strategic Advisor
Jon Iwata

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 Iwata
Strategic Advisor
Aedhmar Hynes

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 Hynes
Strategic Advisor
Tom Martin

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 Martin
Strategic Advisor

Board Members

Mark Parise

Mark Parise is a CEO Partner with Tritium Partners, heading an investment platform focusing on growing data and analytics companies and lending his extensive leadership experience to portfolio companies.

Mark Parise
Executive Chairman
Matt Bowman

Matt Bowman is a Managing Partner of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing new investments and assisting portfolio companies with organic and acquisition growth strategies.

Matt Bowman
Board Member
David Lack

David Lack is a Managing Partner of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and monitoring several of Tritium Partners’ portfolio companies.

David Lack
Board Member
James Maxfield

James Maxfield is a Partner of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and monitoring Tritium’s portfolio companies.

James Maxfield
Board Member

About PublicRelay

PublicRelay is the most trusted media analytics solution for communications and marketing professionals. With teams from across the globe, we are able to confidently use our media analysis to plan and measure influencer engagement, reputation management, competitive landscape, and message pull through. Known for our superior data quality and actionable insights, we help communicators not only understand what they have done but what to do next.