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"Our experienced and well resourced team demonstrates our commitment to our clients"

Donald Silver,  BoardroomPR COO

 

BoardroomPR has been fortunate to attract top-quality professionals in the world of public relations, marketing and media. This is by design. We create a work environment that is inviting and stimulating, and we draw a diverse and fascinating roster of clients for whom the best in the industry are eager to work. Many members of our leadership team are former journalists and marketing executives. Their vast knowledge and contacts make BoardroomPR the premier firm for fast, effective public relations that continually make an impression. Our achievement in media is unsurpassed.

 

Our team at the Miami office offers more than top-notch professionalism. Our energy and eagerness make the firm so successful. Employees feel it; the media recognizes it; the clients know it. It's a tangible quality that makes BoardroomPR different - and simply better. It gives our clients the comfort they need to know that every aspect of their public relations is being handled efficiently, professionally and with enthusiasm.

  • Julie Talenfeld, PRESIDENT
    Julie Talenfeld, PRESIDENT
  • Julie Talenfeld, PRESIDENT
    Julie Talenfeld, PRESIDENT
    JULIE SILVER TALENFELD is the President of BoardroomPR, which she founded in 1989. Her public relations, advertising, and social media skills have evolved with - often ahead of - a changing marketing and communications landscape. As the president of one of the largest independent PR firms in the state she can also claim that BoardroomPR is one of the largest public relations firms in South Florida. Julie is a student of her art and a journalist at heart. She is a former CNN associate producer and the daughter of a CBS News national correspondent. Julie earned the distinguished Alumni of Distinction Award from her alma mater, the University of Florida: College Journalism and Communications. Her pedigree provides an unparalleled news sense that translates to national and international media coverage to clients across many industries. She’s seen as a staunch brand ambassador for her clients and a well-connected source of invaluable business introductions. She also has launched and operates three unique Facebook pages, delivering heightened coverage for clients in the legal and real estate industries and as the de facto “mayor” of Plantation, Fla. Respected among her clients, peers and the community alike, Julie was named by the South Florida Business Journal as among its Most Influential Business Women and BoardroomPR has been named to the paper’s Top 25 Corporate Giving and Top 25 Largest Women-Owned Businesses lists. A dedicated mother and philanthropist, Julie received the prestigious JAFCO Woman of Valor Award and Jacob’s Ladder Award for community advocacy, as well as Legal Aid’s Advocacy Award. She and her husband Howard were named Community Champions by Deliver the Dream and one of South Florida’s Leading Couples by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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  • Don Silver, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
    Don Silver, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
  • Don Silver, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
    Don Silver, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
    DON SILVER, Chief Operating Officer, is the co-chair of the firm’s Crisis Communications Practice. He brings 30-plus years of successful public relations and national marketing management experience as a corporate executive with companies such as Duracell USA, Forster Manufacturing and Park & Sun Sports. He regularly assists many of the state’s top entrepreneurs, corporations, nonprofits, schools and law firms with crisis planning, reputation management, public relations, marketing, community outreach and online and search engine marketing. Don is a frequent speaker, moderator and author on topics including: handling a crisis in your business, designing a crisis plan, dealing with traditional and social media under fire and maximizing Linkedin for your business development. He is also active in the community, where he has been chairman of the board and/or marketing communications VP in organizations such as NAIOP, Legal Marketing Association, Broward Partnership for the Homeless and Gold Coast Venture Capital Association. Current positions include the VP of Public Relations, South Florida Technology Alliance and board seats with Florida Bulldog and Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Executive Council. He is a native Floridian and received his BBA in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University.
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  • Todd Templin, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
    Todd Templin, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
  • Todd Templin, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
    Todd Templin, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
    TODD TEMPLIN, Executive Vice President, has been in the communications industry for more than three decades as both a journalist and PR executive. He specializes in media relations, content creation, crisis communications/media training and business development. In addition to his traditional media work, he is also responsible for content marketing strategies for the firm’s clients which includes social media, blogs, web, video and other new media platforms. He also co-chairs the company’s crisis management division. Todd is experienced in a number of industries including real estate, law, health care, retail/restaurant and professional associations. He has secured media placements in top-tier media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, CNN, ABC News, national trade publications, and Florida business and consumer outlets. He is often invited to speak to organizations and marketing professionals on relevant PR topics and has been quoted in various media reports as an expert in his field. Before entering the public relations industry, Todd worked for 17 years as a broadcast journalist, both on-air and behind the scenes as a producer/newsroom executive. Most recently, he spent 10 years working at WPLG-TV in Miami and as a freelancer journalist for NBC and ABC networks. He also held positions in Detroit and Sarasota newsrooms. Todd sits on the board of directors for the American Red Cross-Broward Chapter and Firewall Centers, a nonprofit that operates after-school tutoring and mentoring programs in Broward County. He’s also a past chairman of the Weston Business Chamber of Commerce and served on the Board and Executive Board of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. In 2009, he was recognized as a Mover & Shaker by the South Florida Business Leader Magazine. In that same year, he and wife Kristi Krueger of WPLG-TV were named one of South Florida’s Finest Couples by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Todd is a passionate supporter of the University of Florida where he graduated with a broadca
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  • Caren Berg, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
    Caren Berg, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
  • Caren Berg, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
    Caren Berg, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
    CAREN BERG, Senior Vice President, has more than 30 years managing high-profile public relations and marketing campaigns for a wide range of clients in numerous industry sectors. She has generated significant results for many of the area’s top companies, law firms and nonprofits by listening to the clients’ needs, exploring the landscape and creating plans that achieve their goals. Her diverse industry experience includes banking, law firms, healthcare, nonprofit, real estate, high-tech, retail and internet companies. She is an accomplished writer and possesses the skills to promote clients in traditional and social media. She makes it a point to capture the essence of client messaging and her deep contacts within the media give her the ability to find the right outlet for her accounts. Caren brings a wealth of experience to her position, having worked in the public relations arena in New York. Caren currently serves on the board of directors for the Daniel Cantor Senior Center. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and was a Benjamin Franklin scholar.
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  • Jennifer Clarin, VICE PRESIDENT
    Jennifer Clarin, VICE PRESIDENT
  • Jennifer Clarin, VICE PRESIDENT
    Jennifer Clarin, VICE PRESIDENT
    JENNIFER CLARIN, Vice President, specializes in media relations with an emphasis on legal, banking and finance, professional services and healthcare industries. Her extensive experience in these industries allow her to handle a variety of client needs ranging from case publicity, press conferences and crisis communications to trade show representation and product unveilings. Jennifer serves as BoardroomPR’s Law Firm Practice Management Team Leader. In addition, she is responsible for developing strategy and messaging in both traditional and social media outlets and managing her account teams and their operation. Jennifer is a past Chair of the Legal Marketing Association’s South Florida Chapter and serves on the boards of Jewish Adoption Foster Care Options (JAFCO), the Women’s Philanthropy Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Margaux’s Miracle Foundation. In 2014, Jennifer was recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as one of its “40 Under 40.” She graduated with honors from the University of Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations.
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  • Michelle Griffith, VICE PRESIDENT
    Michelle Griffith, VICE PRESIDENT
  • Michelle Griffith, VICE PRESIDENT
    Michelle Griffith, VICE PRESIDENT
    MICHELLE GRIFFITH, Vice President, co-leads the firm’s Central Florida office, working with clients across Florida and beyond in a variety of industries, including law, insurance, healthcare, nonprofit, real estate, statewide associations, and trade groups. She is skilled in managing high-profile media relations programs, statewide legislative and public affairs advocacy campaigns, and top-tier national news pitching. Michelle also works with clients to develop social media and web marketing strategies to elevate their online presence and search engine rankings. Since joining BoardroomPR in 2006, she has been involved in several nonprofit associations and has played an integral role in generating media, community and legislative attention for organizations such as the Orange County Bar Association, Legal Aid Service of Broward County/Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida and foster children’s advocacy group Florida’s Children First. She also served as the chair of the Legal Marketing Association’s Orlando Local Steering Committee and currently serves as secretary. She is a graduate of the ATHENA NextGen 2017 class, a high profile Central Florida women’s leadership group. Michelle graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations and a minor in Business Administration.
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  • Lauren Berger, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Lauren Berger, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
  • Lauren Berger, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Lauren Berger, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    LAUREN BERGER, Account Director, works with clients in a variety of industries including legal and professional services, luxury real estate, and finance. She has a strong background in broadcast journalism and specializes in writing and social media management. Lauren started her career at ABC and prior to joining Boardroom, she was an executive producer for WPLG Local 10 where she was responsible for overseeing reporters, news producers, and writers. With a 15 year career in TV news, she is an expert in news media and various social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. She also was an executive producer at WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach. Lauren graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in communications / political science from Florida State University.
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  • Laura Burns, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Laura Burns, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
  • Laura Burns, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Laura Burns, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    LAURA BURNS, Account Director, is based out of our Orlando office. She works with clients in a variety of industries including real estate, retail, technology, hospitality and non-profits. Laura began her career as a journalist at the ABC News affiliate in Miami, Florida where she was an Executive Producer. She covered major news stories that included two presidential elections. An accomplished journalist and PR professional, Laura is also an active member of the Orlando community. She is involved in the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce, NAIOP Central Florida and the Legal Marketing Association's Southeast Division. She was previously a mentor for Women of Tomorrow, a group that brings together highly accomplished professional women with small groups of at-risk high school girls. Laura graduated from Boston University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. She was born and raised in South Florida.
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  • Sandra Reichman, SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Sandra Reichman, SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
  • Sandra Reichman, SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Sandra Reichman, SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    SANDRA REICHMAN, Senior Account Executive, works with clients in a wide variety of industries including real estate, healthcare, nonprofit, law and B2B. Sandra also serves as the firm's event manager, assisting our clients with theme creation and event execution from beginning to end. She manages client's social media accounts, building most of them from scratch and developing a followership based on each client's specific target audience. Sandra is also an accomplished video editor and has put her journalistic skills to work for BoardroomPR's clients. In addition to her client work, she's an active member of the Aventura Marketing Council serving as the PR chair of the Aventura Mall Young Star's Showcase. Prior to joining BoardroomPR, Sandra worked in New York City with clients such as Dyson, JCPenny and General Motors coordinating PR campaigns resulting in national media coverage. Before becoming a publicist, Sandra served as an Assignment Editor and Web Producer at the ABC Affiliate TV Station in New Haven, Connecticut. While working as a journalist, she coordinated coverage for many high-profile stories including the murder of Yale graduate student Annie Le and Hurricane Irene's impact on the northeast. Sandra graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalsim. Following undergraduate school, she earned her Master of Science degree from Quinnipiac University, also in Journalism.
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  • Eric Kalis, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Eric Kalis, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
  • Eric Kalis, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Eric Kalis, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    ERIC KALIS, Account Director, works with clients in real estate, legal, banking and other industries. With more than a decade of communications experience as a business reporter and editor, Eric has extensive industry knowledge, digital media experience and news judgement, including substantial broadcasting, business development, public speaking and social media experienceto offer BoardroomPR's clients in media relations. Before starting his public relations career at BoardroomPR, Eric was a journalist for numerous leading publications, including the Daily Business Review, Miami Today and The Real Deal. Eric graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications.
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  • Felipe Calderon, MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
    Felipe Calderon, MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
  • Felipe Calderon, MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
    Felipe Calderon, MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
    FELIPE CALDERON III, Multimedia Specialist, works with a variety of clients including law firms, healthcare companies, nonprofits, hospitality companies, financial services firms, and commercial and residential real estate companies. Felipe is an international selling visual artist and graphic designer born and raised in South Florida. He studied new and contemporary media practices Florida State University. In his role as a multimedia specialist, Felipe oversees video production, graphic design and website management. From designing ads and marketing pieces to producing, shooting and editing video, he has produced high-quality, artistic and engaging content. Felipe began to refine his craft of design by marrying digital media practices and contemporary painting techniques to display beautiful, intriguing styles to express design.
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  • Jasmin Curtiss, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Jasmin Curtiss, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
  • Jasmin Curtiss, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Jasmin Curtiss, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    JASMIN CURTISS, Account Executive, assists on different accounts including law, luxury real estate and financial industries. She also lends support during event planning and execution, as well as social media for both BoardroomPR and client accounts. Prior to joining the BoardroomPR team, Jasmin interned at several agencies in Miami and Baltimore, where she graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a degree in Communications, specializing in public relations, advertising and journalism. During her time there, she worked at the campus television station filming, hosting and editing programs, as well as promoting through social media. The New York native also has editorial experience from her time working at a South Florida based magazine.
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  • Ashley Kearns, SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST
    Ashley Kearns, SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST
  • Ashley Kearns, SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST
    Ashley Kearns, SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST
    ASHLEY KEARNS, Social Media Specialist, she weaves client news and information with the latest social media trends to create content that maximizes engagement, increases brand awareness and generates leads while maintaining a positive online reputation. Shley is responsible for developing and managing all social media campaigns for the firm and its clients working closely with management and account executives to integrate the right mix of social and digital with traditional PR. She also assists with media relations and event planning and execution. Prior to joining BoardroomPR, she was the Jr. Account Executive and Social Media Manager for a boutique public relations agency located in South Beach. There she helped manage PR and social media for the firm's lifestyle and hospitality clients, achieving national reach with the desired results. Ashley graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida International University with a Bachelor's in Communication and a minor in Hospitality. At FIU, she was the Public Relations Chair for Alternative Breaks, a non-profit organization providing students an opportunity to create positive change in communities throughout the world, and a peer leadership consultant where she facilitated programs, workshops and team builders to enhance individual leadership skills for students, faculty and staff.
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  • Hannah Colson, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Hannah Colson, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
  • Hannah Colson, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Hannah Colson, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    HANNAH COLSON, Account Executive, works with clients in a variety of industries including real estate, professional services, healthcare, law firms and nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining BoardroomPR, she worked at The Agency at UF as a media marketing specialist, working with clients to execute paid digital campaigns on multiple social platforms and media outlets including Google, Facebook and LinkedIn. She was also the President of Her Campus UFL, the campus chapter for the number one online magazine for college women. Hannah graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and a minor in business administration.
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  • Zoe Haugen, MULTIMEDIA/PR SPECIALIST
    Zoe Haugen, MULTIMEDIA/PR SPECIALIST
  • Zoe Haugen, MULTIMEDIA/PR SPECIALIST
    Zoe Haugen, MULTIMEDIA/PR SPECIALIST
    ZOE HAUGEN, Multimedia/PR Specialist, works with a variety of businesses, firms, local government and nonprofit organizations in industries including real estate, law and construction. She enjoys going live on Facebook at special events and creating and implementing strategic digital and social media content and campaigns. Prior to joining BoardroomPR, Zoe worked as a producer for ABC News Network in Miami and a multimedia journalist for WAOW-TV, an ABC Affiliate near Green Bay, Wisconsin. While attending the University of Florida, Zoe was a brand ambassador for Promotional Brand Ambassadors, INC., a writer and editor for the Florida Odyssey Online and a TV anchor, reporter, producer and photographer at WUFT-TV, a PBS Affiliate and a radio reporter for WUFT-FM, an NPR Affiliate in Gainesville. She also interned at WPLG Local 10 in the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area and at Polhem PR in Oslo, Norway. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor in Science in Telecommunications and minor in political science.
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