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Julie Talenfeld,  BoardroomPR President

 

BoardroomPR has b to attracted top-quality professionals in the world of public relations, marketing and media. We create a work environment that is inviting and stimulating, and we draw a diverse roster of clients for whom the best in the industry are eager to work. Many members of our leadership team are former journalists , TV reporters and marketing executives.

 

Our team of PR, branding, and online marketing professionals has a track-record of successful engagements and long term relationships with clients located throughout Central Florida and the rest of the state. Partners are located throughout the area, and you can look to us to provide:

 

  • National-level marketing and PR management experts
  • Traditional and digital branding and Internet marketing direct response professionals
  • Award winning graphic designers
  • Former journalists with outstanding writing skills
  • SEO practitioners
  • Social media experts
  • Videographers, producers and editors
  • Law firm new business development consultants

 

We are regularly invited to moderate discussions and give keynote speeches related to media relations, crisis communications, new business development, social media, and website marketing.

 

 

 

  • 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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  • Michelle Griffith, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Michelle Griffith, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
  • Michelle Griffith, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Michelle Griffith, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    MICHELLE GRIFFITH, Account Director, works with clients in a variety of industries, including law, insurance, healthcare, nonprofit, and real estate. She is skilled in handling targeted, local campaigns, statewide advocacy programs and national news. Michelle has also worked with clients to develop social media strategies and elevate her clients’ online presence. Since joining Boardroom in 2006, she has been involved in several nonprofit associations and has played an integral role in generating media and community attention to worthy causes, such as Legal Aid Service of Broward County/Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Florida’s Children First and Emerge Broward. She currently serves as the chair of the Legal Marketing Association’s Orlando City 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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  • Laura Burns, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Laura Burns, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
  • Laura Burns, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    Laura Burns, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
    LAURA BURNS, Account Director, works with clients in a variety of industries including legal, healthcare and technology and is a leader in BoardroomPR’s Real Estate Practice Group. 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 in which she now lives. She is involved in the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce 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, JCPenney 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 Journalism. 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 judgment, including substantial broadcasting, business development, public speaking and social media experience to 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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  • Ilana TescherACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Ilana TescherACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
  • Ilana TescherACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Ilana TescherACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    ILANA TESCHER, Account Executive, works with clients in a variety of industries including law, finance, professional services, nonprofit organizations, real estate and retail. Ilana specializes in media relations, client management and digital media with an emphasis on law firms and high-end luxury retail and real estate brands. Ilana has a background in Broadcast Journalism. Prior to joining BoardroomPR, she was a reporter for Front Row Tampa Bay. She also reported for Fox Sun Sports covering Florida State University sports for the Seminole Sports Magazine show. Ilana is proud of her philanthropic work with numerous organizations, especially Becca’s Closet and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She currently serves on the Board for Becca’s Closet, is a member of the young professional events committee and assists with media relations for the organization. Ilana graduated with a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in Media/Communication studies from Florida State University.
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  • Ashley Fierman, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Ashley Fierman, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
  • Ashley Fierman, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Ashley Fierman, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    ASHLEY FIERMAN, Account Executive, works with clients in various industries including residential and commercial real estate, health care, nonprofits, legal and professional services. She specializes in delivering impressive client results focusing on traditional media, social media, e-Newsletters and website marketing. In addition to having her clients published in high-profile newspapers, magazines, trade journals and blogs, Ashley has appeared in the Miami Herald, Gainesville Sun and Florida Alligator. She is very active in the community and profession, serving as a board member for the Public Relations Society of America – Greater Ft. Lauderdale Chapter as Co-Chair of its NewPRos group. She is also involved with Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer, assisting with communications and special events. Ashley graduated with a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, in Public Relations from the University of Florida.
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  • Kelsey Dean, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Kelsey Dean, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
  • Kelsey Dean, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    Kelsey Dean, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
    KELSEY DEAN, Account Executive, works with clients in many industries including law, education, real estate and finance. She is Co-Chair of BoardroomPR's Real Estate Practice Group. Originally from Broward County, she specializes in client management, media relations and digital media. Kelsey is a University of Florida graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism focusing on PR and business administration. During her time at UF, she worked as the executive editor of the University of Florida's Orange & Blue magazine. Kelsey is involved in many industry and community organizations. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – Greater Ft. Lauderdale Chapter as Secretary and as Co-Chair of its young professionals group. She was recently a judge for the PRSA National Bronze Anvil Awards in 2016. Kelsey also serves on the Board of University of Florida's alumni association in Broward County as the group’s VP of Young Alumni/Events and of Communications. She is a member of Leadership Broward Class XXXV. Kelsey is a proud member of the 100+ Women Who Care, South Florida - Broward Chapter, a nonprofit that raises funds for deserving nonprofits in Broward County.
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  • Yarden Cohen, DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA
    Yarden Cohen, DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA
  • Yarden Cohen, DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA
    Yarden Cohen, DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA
    YARDEN COHEN, Director of Social Media, specializes in social media-management, working with clients in various industries including real estate, law, nonprofit, tech, luxury products, hospitality and financial services. Yarden is responsible for creating and developing all social media for the firm and the firm’s clients. She also assists with media relations and event planning and execution. She has worked at BoardroomPR since 2013 while attending school at the University of Florida. Prior to joining the BoardroomPR team, Yarden was a reporting and productions intern at WPLG Local 10 News and the social media manager at Balance 180, a nonprofit gymnastics center for children with varying needs and abilities. Her social media tips have been published on a number of blogs and websites. Yarden graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications with a specialization in Media & Society. She was also a member of the Innovation Academy at UF, a program focused on creativity, leadership, entrepreneurship and ethics, where she received a minor in Innovation.
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  • Felipe Calderon, MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
    Felipe Calderon, MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
  • Felipe Calderon, MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
    Felipe Calderon, MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
    FELIPE M. 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 at Florida State University. In his role as a multimedia specialist, Felipe is in charge of 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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