Prior to forming Stuntman PR, Neil Alumkal was Partner and one of the early founding members of 5W Public Relations, one of the top 15 largest public relations agencies in the country and the fastest growing agency in the country for three consecutive years.
With over 15 years of PR experience, he has been responsible for creating and implementing communications plans for a myriad of consumer brands including Evian Natural Spring Water, Whole Foods, Grolsch Premium Lager, Three Olives Vodka, 1800 Tequila, Estrella Damm, Anheuser-Busch, International House of Pancakes, Harrah’s, Barnes & Noble, Hyatt Hotels, the Ice Rink at Rockefeller Center, and Mobil Travel Guide, for which he was awarded the Golden Bell public relations award. He created a non-traditional media campaign for client ProShade which was ranked as one of the “Top 10 Successful Marketing Stunts” by Entrepreneur magazine. Neil graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in film and video.
Bringing more than five years experience in the culinary and hospitality field, Elana started her career at top culinary agency Brustman Carrino, where she handled such restaurants as Edge Steak & Bar at Four Seasons, Andrew Carmellini’s The Dutch at W Hotel and Tasting Table Miami. After making the move to New York, Elana worked at KB Network News where publicized Manhattan institutions such as 21 Club and Delmonico’s as well as launching the new Williamsburg location of Black Tree. Bringing a fresh, forward-thinking take on the hospitality PR, Elana combines traditional and cutting-edge media tactics within each campaign. When Elana isn’t at work, you can find her exploring the New York dining scene in the field, and sharing her discoveries on her blog Fashfoodies.
Natalie is a public relations executive with over three years of experience under her belt. Prior to joining Stuntman, Natalie worked at Exposure Communications and, most recently, Bratskeir & Company, where she serviced with a wide roster of consumer lifestyle, beauty and fashion clientele. Natalie has worked with household names, including Elizabeth Arden and L’oreal, to help craft unique pitch ideas and help launch new products. Aside from her day-to-day grind, Natalie enjoys eating and traveling and a spends her time planning her next vacation. Natalie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Utah State University.
After spending a good part of her upbringing in London, Kate developed a passion for learning and meeting new people early on. After completing editorial internships at Vogue, CNN and AM New York, she gained experience in public relations as a Game Day Staff member of the Boston Bruins, where she assisted the communications department throughout the regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs, including the team’s appearance in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals. Prior to joining the Stuntman team, Kate worked in publicity at Lawlor Media Group and Allied Integrated Marketing, where clients included Manhattan Moonshine, Hamptons Salt Company, 75 Main, as well as Disney, Warner Brothers and the Prostate Cancer Foundation. She is a graduate of Northeastern University.