Leadership

Olivia Bumgardner: Firm Director

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Olivia Bumgardner is a senior studying Public Relations with a minor in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Currently interning with Aramark, Olivia has also worked alongside Jessica Lawlor & Company and Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. Aside from being an active member of Temple PRSSA, Olivia is a third-year residential assistant for Temple University Housing and Residential Life. Olivia has previously worked as an Account Associate, Account Executive and Assistant Firm Director within PRowl.

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Will Careri: Assistant Firm Director

WillWill Careri is a senior public relations major, currently in his second year with PRowl, previously holding roles as an Account Associate and Junior Account Executive. Outside of school work, Will has worked with over 25 companies as a freelancer, ranging in roles such as branding consultant, graphic designer and social media coordinator. After graduation, Will plans to pursue a master’s degree in intellectual property law, working with media copyrights and trademarks. 

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Alaina DeLeone: Assistant Firm Director

AlainaAlaina DeLeone is a junior studying public relations with a minor in journalism studies. Last year Alaina served her first year in PRowl as an account associate. Currently, she is continuing her internships at Maven Communications and Revel Ride, a cycling studio in South Philadelphia, as a digital content creator. She previously interned at WHYY Inc. and Breslow Partners. Alaina hopes to one day combine her passion for public relations and media by working in a newsroom. Aside from her public relations involvement and experience, Alaina is an active student at Temple University. She is a cycling instructor at Temple University Campus Recreation, a tour guide for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, and previously was an Owl Team Leader for the Office of Orientation, New Student, & Family Programs. Being a Philly girl, she loves a good Wawa run and catching a concert in the city. Most importantly, she is a cat lady and self-proclaimed Real Housewives expert.  

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Courtney Givnish: Assistant Firm Director

CourtneyCourtney Givnish is a senior studying Public Relations with a minor in General Business Studies. She is also pursuing an Event Leadership certificate. This will be Courtney’s third year working with PRowl Public Relations. She has formerly been an Account Associate for the Klein College Alumni Board as well as an Account Executive for PRowl Internal. Courtney is also a current member of PRSSA. In the summer of 2019, Courtney interned for Cashman & Associates, a Public Relations firm in the city. Outside of the PR world, Courtney is heavily involved in her sorority, Delta Zeta. In her free time, Courtney loves exploring the city of Philadelphia and spending time with friends and family.

Olivia Falcone: Director of Public Relations and Digital Editor

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Olivia is a junior studying Public Relations with a minor in Journalism Studies. This past summer she interned at Resound Marketing, as a Public Relations Intern and previously interned at Momentum Digital as a Social Media Intern. She currently holds leadership in various school organizations such as the Public Relations chair for Delta Phi Epsilon’s Delta Nu chapter, and Secretary for Temple’s Her Campus chapter. If Olivia isn’t in the classroom, at a meeting, on a run, or scrolling on Instagram looking at French Bulldogs, she is most likely giving tours around campus as an Owl Ambassador. Olivia is excited to see what this year in PRowl as Director of PR will teach her. 

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Jordan Harris: Director of Finance and Assistant Firm Director

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Jordan Harris is a junior studying Public Relations with a minor in Digital Media Engagement, and this is her third year working with PRowl Public Relations. She previously interned at  Philly PR Girl, as a Marketing Assistant. Jordan is also involved in Temple’s chapter of PRSSA as a member of the Public Relations committee. She is a founding sister of  Tri Delta’s Epsilon Phi chapter and is a member of the Continuous Open Bidding Committee. When Jordan isn’t busy doing anything PR, she is most likely shopping and exploring Philadelphia. Jordan is excited for the challenging school year and for all the work that will be done in PRowl.
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Christina Borst: Secretary

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Christina is a senior Strategic Communication and Political Science double major, concentrating in Public Relations and minoring in Community Development. She currently serves as the President of Temple College Democrats and as the State Council Chair of Pennsylvania College Democrats. Her love for politics has inspired her to pursue internships with Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy, Relief Communications LLC and Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. Aside from being a member of Temple PRSSA, Christina is an avid concert-goer, policy wonk and foodie.

 

Faculty Advisor: Gregg Feistman

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As Director of the Public Relations major, Gregg Feistman specializes in public relations, reputation management, strategic communications planning, corporate sponsorship, crisis communications, media relations, and organizational communication. Feistman’s more than 35 years of business and PR experience includes past membership on the Philadelphia Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Board of Directors and a multiple recipient of the Philadelphia PRSA Pepperpot and Drumbeater awards. He received Temple’s Outstanding Faculty Service Award in 2014, the Klein College of Media and Communications’ Faculty Award for Service in 2012, and an Outstanding Service Award from the Department of Strategic Communication in 2011. In 2010, he received PRSA’s prestigious Anthony J. Fulginiti Award for Commitment to PR Education.

 

 

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