Leadership

 

Kyra Beckish: Firm Director

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Kyra Beckish (she/they) is a senior public relations major with a minor in digital media engagement, and is ecstatic to be the PRowl Firm Director for the 2021-22 school year. Kyra has been a member of PRowl and Temple PRSSA since her freshman year and was previously on both e-boards. This past summer, Kyra interned as the User Experience intern at Bancroft and earning a certificate in web development through Udemy. She is passionate about advocating for people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and mental health support. Outside of the professional world, Kyra loves baking, tapping, and watching trash TV.

 

Marissa Marsh: Assistant Firm Director

Marissa Being AgencyMarissa Marsh is a junior public relations major with a minor in content creation. Previously, Marissa served as an Account Executive for PRowl client, Ride Hard Breathe Easy. This will be her third year in PRowl and her first semester serving as an Assistant Firm Director. Marissa has gained valuable social media and PR experience by interning at different agencies, including Being Marketing Agency in Lancaster, PA, as well as Devine + Partners here in Philadelphia. Marissa is also involved in Temple PRSSA, InMotion Dance Team, and is an Owl Ambassador here at Temple. Outside of PR, Marissa enjoys reading, Disney, makeup, and of course, coffee.

Brianna McDevitt: Assistant Firm Director

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Brianna is a junior public relations major and has been a member of PRSSA since her freshman year. Currently, Bri is an Assistant Firm Director for PRowl PR as well as a public relations intern for Relief Communications. Previously, Bri has served as Director of Mentorship for PRSSA as well as being a part of the community service and fundraising committees. She is also a cheerleader for Temple and is a part of the social media team for the squad.

Bri hopes to one day work for a corporate brand– doing PR, marketing, or communications (of course) with a focus on retail and fashion industries. She is always down to chat, whether it’s about PR, astrology, or everything in between!

Maria Tsangarakis: Assistant Firm Director

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Maria Tsangarakis (she/her) is a senior advertising and communication and social influence major with a minor in psychology. Maria has been a member of PRowl and Temple PRSSA since her junior year. Maria has interned with Paragraph Inc., a branding firm, as a copywriter and researcher, and Muse By Clio, a news site that covers the best creative in advertising, as a writer. She has also had the opportunity to present an academic paper at several communication conferences, including Eastern Communication Association, Temple University’s Undergraduate Symposium, and New York Communication Association. She is currently preparing to present at Pittsburgh’s Graduate Symposium in February 2022. Maria is very passionate about rhetoric, social movements, and Feminist theory. Outside of the classroom, Maria enjoys reading, spending time with friends and family, and discovering new local eateries.

 

Olivia Sariano: Director of Public Relations and Digital Editor

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Olivia Sariano is a junior studying public Relations and minoring in French. She is also pursuing a certificate in Fashion Industry Essentials from Parsons School of Design. This will be Olivia’s third year with PRowl Public Relations, previously holding the positions of Director of Finance and Account Associate. Over the summer of 2020, she interned at La Torre Communications, a Public Relations Firm in her hometown, Harrisburg, PA. Along with being an active member of PRSSA, Olivia is involved with Tri Delta’s Epsilon Phi chapter. In her free time, Olivia is a freelance photographer, explores Philadelphia, and enjoys going to yoga classes.

 

Isabel Chowdhury: Director of Public Relations and Digital Editor

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Isabel is a junior studying public relations and minoring in digital media engagement. This is Isabel’s third semester in PRowl, her most recent position being an Account Associate for Temple University Honors Program. She is also a current public relations intern for Breslow Partners, an agency in Philadelphia where she has worked since August 2021. She has also previously worked as a public relations intern for Obsidian Studios, a music studio in South Philadelphia. Outside of all things PR, Isabel is also an active volunteer for Temple’s chapter of A Moment of Magic Foundation. In her free time, Isabel loves to explore the city with her friends, go to concerts, and try new workout classes.

Camillia Benjamin: Director of Finance

headshotCamillia Benjamin is a sophomore communication studies and public relations double major. Last semester she served as an AA on the Diversity Nexus account and will be serving as the Director of Finance and JAE on the Diversity Nexus account this upcoming semester. Outside of PRowl, Camillia serves as the Chief Communications Officer in Temple Student Government, President of Temple University’s Black Public Relations Society, and as the front-of-book editor for REFINE Magazine. When Camillia is taking her well-deserved breaks from her academics you can find her acting as a self-proclaimed master movie critic, roaming around Philadelphia, or making music playlists for her friends!

 

Lindsey Danasko: Secretary

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Lindsey is a senior public relations major who has worked with PRowl Public Relations for 3 years. She has previously been an Account Associate for the PRSSA 50th Anniversary Gala and TUTV and has worked as a Junior Account Executive for Mitchell Kramer Tours and DAPR. Outside of her work with PRowl, Lindsey has also interned with Acts Retirement Communities in the marketing department, and was an active member of HerCampus where she wrote weekly articles for their website. Outside of her PR work, Lindsey loves listening to music and enjoying the outdoors. She is super excited to finally be back in person for her senior year and can’t wait to work with PRowl again during her last year! 

 

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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