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.
A native Angeleno, Hannah has always had a desire to explore, which led her to Cádiz, Spain at just 16 years old, where she immersed herself in the local culture and cuisine. Upon her return, she headed east to attend George Washington University and earned her B.B.A. in Marketing. After graduating, Hannah made the move to Manhattan to begin her professional career at a technology and digital media PR firm in SoHo. Raised by a family of farmers, it was Hannah’s passion and appreciation for good food and hospitality which led her to Wagstaff Worldwide. In her spare time, Hannah loves perusing local greenmarkets, discovering new restaurants, traveling, and running with her dog on the Hudson River Park.