Mark Parise

Mark has proven track record of building and transforming information services companies creating significant value for customers as a CEO and Senior Executive at leading companies including First Advantage, IRI, Experian Marketing Services, GE Capital and Chase.

Mark Parise
CEO & Executive Chairman

With a background in media analysis and client engagement, Medha builds world class, strategic programs focused on delivering deep insights to senior communicators.

Medha Chandorkar
Sales | VP, Enterprise Solutions

Formerly the VP of Sales at Qualtrics for their BrandXM, DesignXM, & Research Services businesses, Travis brings strong experience growing a small business into an industry-leading insights provider.

Travis Day
Sales | Chief Revenue Officer

With over 15 years of experience in the media data and analytics space, Jim brings a deep understanding of the challenges faced by the world’s top brands. He uses his experience to help communications leaders use data to inform decisions and elevate their function.

Jim Fogarty
Sales | VP, Enterprise Solutions

A seasoned Enterprise Sales Professional with 18 years of success partnering with Fortune 500 companies using a consultative approach. Chris most recently comes from Gartner, working with C-Level Executives to drive functional excellence.

Chris Hill
Sales | VP, Enterprise Solutions

With over 13 years of experience helping C-suite executives reach their goals, Samira brings an in-depth knowledge of working with leaders across many industries facing a variety of challenges.

Samira Parker
Sales | VP, Enterprise Solutions

Formerly the SVP for Kastle Systems and National Consultant at IKON Solutions and FedEx, Darren brings an experienced, polished focus on building outstanding relationships with clients and partners at the executive-level.

Darren Sleeger
Sales | SVP, Enterprise Solutions

A seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in Software Engineering, Systems Integration and Technology Consulting, Javier brings subject matter expertise in the Architecture, Design and Implementation of Backend Applications.

V. Javier Colmenares
Technology | Director, Backend Engineering

With over 15 years experience in software development, Kathryn is an expert in front end technologies.

Kathryn McAdoo
Technology | Director, Frontend Engineering

With over 30 years of experience in software development, Bill has served in leadership positions at software heavyweights AOL and Netscape.

Bill Mitchell
Technology | Chief Technology Officer

Having previously taught Data Visualization at Duke University, Fiene joined the team in 2021. Fiene uses her expertise in information design and visual communication to direct PublicRelay’s Data Visualization Team to produce effective and creative solutions.

Fiene Leunissen
Analytics | Director, Data Visualization

Joining PublicRelay in 2012, Alykhan uses his background in analytics to deliver insightful reporting to our clients.

Alykhan Merali
Analytics | Director, Operations & Reporting

With a background in media analysis, political risk, and cyber threat intelligence, Azhar surfaces strategic insights from cross-functional data for PublicRelay’s most sophisticated clients.

Azhar Unwala
Analytics | Director, Insights & Analytics

With a background in disaster risk reduction for the International Red Cross, Ruth brings complex operational planning experience.

Ruth Wiederecht
Analytics | SVP, Analytic Process

Formerly a Defense Policy Analyst at SAIC consulting to the U.S. DoD, DoS, and other intelligence agencies, Ted brings unique experience providing strategic analysis of critical issues to PublicRelay’s media intelligence program.

Ted Ziemer
Analytics | Senior Vice President

With 15 yrs of experience leading teams, Karl has has helped to build out the Dublin team and establish our Cavan office and is working to grow PublicRelay’s presence in Ireland and more broadly in Europe.

Karl Finn
Operations | Director, Irish Operations

Anu brings experience leading complex global analytical and data processing operations for AIG, Morningstar, and GE. Her expertise is in building world class operations teams and developing processes and technology that delivery superior quality for clients.

Anu George
Operations | Chief Operating Officer

After leaving the world of federal consulting, Meaghan joined PublicRelay to spearhead global initiatives. She has grown the workforce and talent pool across 3 time zones and ensures the efficacy of resource utilization.

Meaghan Malloy
Operations | Director, Global Resources

Having previously served as SVP and Senior Partner for FleishmanHillard’s True Global Intelligence offerings, Ryan brings deep experience delivering data-driven insights and strategic advice to the world’s most prominent and successful brands.

Ryan Smith
Client Insights | Senior Vice President

Susan is a licensed CPA in the state of VA and brought over 25 years of financial and accounting experience to PublicRelay.

Susan Kampschror
Finance | Vice President

Joining the team in 2015, Andrew’s analytical background has enabled him to conceptualize, design, and launch innovative communications products.

Andrew Karzel
Product Development | Vice President

Marshall draws on his experience in media analysis, client engagement, and product marketing to create new growth opportunities and elevate PublicRelay’s most important partnerships.

Marshall Richards
Marketing | VP, Growth & Key Partnerships

Strategic Advisors


Aedhmar Hynes has worked in the communications and marketing industry for more than three decades, leading and supporting many of the world’s most important brands through digital transformation and technology disruption.

Aedhmar Hynes
Strategic Advisor

Jon Iwata is Founding Executive Director of the Data & Trust Alliance, which brings together leading businesses to learn, develop, and adopt responsible data and AI practices. He previously served as IBM Chief Brand Officer.

Jon Iwata
Strategic Advisor
Tom Martin

Tom Martin serves as Executive-in-Residence in the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston to enhance its relationship with the business community and help students successfully transition into the business world.

Tom Martin
Strategic Advisor

Charlene Wheeless is a successful business executive, leadership coach and advisor, keynote speaker, and author with more than three decades of experience in corporate affairs, communications, and operations.

Charlene Wheeless
Strategic Advisor

Board of Directors

Mark Parise

Mark has proven track record of building and transforming information services companies creating significant value for customers as a CEO and Senior Executive at leading companies including First Advantage, IRI, Experian Marketing Services, GE Capital and Chase.

Mark Parise
CEO & Executive Chairman
Matt Bowman

Matt Bowman is a Managing Partner of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing new investments and assisting portfolio companies with organic and acquisition growth strategies.

Matt Bowman
Board Member

Formerly the CEO of U.S. News Ventures, CEO at Five Star Alliance, CFO and later VP Global Sales at Washington Post Digital, Eric brings substantial media experience and understanding to the team at PublicRelay.

Eric Koefoot
Founder & Board Member
David Lack

David Lack is a Managing Partner of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and monitoring several of Tritium Partners’ portfolio companies.

David Lack
Board Member

Other Advisors


Brad Kain founded Quoin with Jean Pierre LeJacq in 1994 and continues to lead the firm as President. Quoin has a long-term partnership providing ongoing engineering support for PublicRelay.

Brad Kain
Technology Advisor

Elizabeth is a demonstrated communications expert with 25+ years of experience leading strategic communications, brand strategy, and reputation management for large global brands, government, and non-profits.

Elizabeth Penniman
Communications Advisor

About PublicRelay

PublicRelay is the most trusted media analytics solution for communications and marketing professionals. With teams from across the globe, we are able to confidently use our media analysis to plan and measure influencer engagement, reputation management, competitive landscape, and message pull through. Known for our superior data quality and actionable insights, we help communicators not only understand what they have done but what to do next.