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David Fenton

David Fenton

Founder and Chairman

David Fenton, named “one of the 100 most influential P.R. people” by PR Week and “the Robin Hood of public relations” by The National Journal, founded Fenton in 1982 to create communications campaigns for the environment, public health and human rights. Over four decades he has pioneered the use of PR, social media and advertising techniques for social change. FENTON has 60 employees in four offices – New York, Washington, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Some of Fenton’s best-known campaigns include aiding the rise of MoveOn.org, stimulating the rise in organic food sales, a decade representing Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress, passing sanctions against apartheid, saving swordfish from extinction with a coalition of top chefs, working with Al Gore and the United Nations on climate change, public health campaigns against tobacco and endocrine-disrupting chemicals, publicizing the nation’s first gay marriages, keeping hard-liquor ads off broadcast television, the founding of Business for Social Responsibility and many others. David and the firm have also worked with governments and international NGOs in Africa, Israel, Europe, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean. David is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. David has helped incubate and launch a series of non-profit organizations, including the pro-peace, pro-Israel group J Street, Climate Nexus, the Death Penalty Information Center, the Central America Media Project, the Southern Africa Media Project, New Economy Communications, Environmental Media Services (which later became Resource Media), and the American Freedom campaign against the abuse of executive power. He serves on the Board of EcoAmerica and the Chairman’s Council of Conservation International. Fenton started his career as a photojournalist in the late 1960s – his book “Shots: An American Photographer’s Journal” was published in 2005. He was formerly Director of Public Relations at Rolling Stone magazine and Co-Producer of the No-Nukes concerts in 1979 at Madison Square Garden with Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, Jackson Browne and other artists. David is a native of Manhattan where he lives with his wife and two teenagers.

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Danielle Bastow

Danielle Bastow

Projects and Operations Planning Manager

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Eric Feller

Eric Feller

Assistant Controller – Planning, Reporting, and Client Profitability

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Jane Stout

Jane Stout

VP of Operations

Jane Stout has spent 25+ years in the communications world. She has actively participated in progressively growing agencies working within numerous integrated channels for a broad range of clients and industries: traditional advertising, branding/brand activation, video production, print, social, digital, live meetings/events and trade shows/exhibits, as well as partnering with Omnicom's PR and media agencies. She has core competencies in agency structuring, change management, operations management/systems and processes, human resource management, recruitment and staff development, compensation structuring and team building, cost improvement, profit & loss management, corporate and new business strategic planning mergers & acquisitions strategy and integration. She also spent 7 years working in broadcast in the both production and creative services and has a strong video background. She and her partner live in Westchester County. She is a foodie and a “want to be” golfer.

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Valarie De La Garza

Valarie De La Garza

Managing Director, Los Angeles

With a marketing and communications career spanning nearly 25 years, Valarie De La Garza is a highly skilled strategist, writer, engaging presenter and team builder with expertise in marketing, media relations, community outreach and public affairs. Valarie has worked for boutique, mid-sized and global PR agencies, including The Rogers Group (now Finn Partners), MS&LGROUP and her own successful consultancy, De La Garza PR. She led communications and marketing efforts for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Latino and the California Community Foundation, one of the largest and most prestigious community foundations in the country.

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Lucille Renwick

Lucille Renwick

Vice President

Lucille Renwick is a communications strategist with more than two decades of experience helping individuals and organizations tell their stories and advance their goals and missions. Formerly, Lucille led communications and marketing efforts for the City University of New York’s School of Law, helping to advance the school’s mission of public interest and public service law and has spent more than a decade as a journalist and editor writing about and advocating for education and on behalf of K-16 nonprofits. As a communications professional, Lucille has helped nonprofits and public, charter and private schools, in New York, Los Angeles and abroad, tell the important stories about their work.

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Eric Williams

Eric Williams

Vice President

For more than 15 years, Eric Hollister Williams has dedicated his career to advancing policies that address social inequality and injustice. With a background in political advocacy, strategic communications and, stakeholder engagement, Eric currently serves as a Special Projects Director for the Ohio Democratic Party, which is coordinating the Hillary for America campaign; was as a Senior Director at Williams Works, a social impact and philanthropic advisory firm based in Seattle; served as the Democratic Staff Director for the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations; and was a senior foreign policy staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Devi Ramachandran Thomas

Devi Ramachandran Thomas

Senior Vice President, CSR

Devi Ramachandran Thomas has more than 15 years of experience leading strategic marketing, social responsibility and shared value philanthropic campaigns, including work for clients such as Pfizer, AIG, Wal-Mart, Reebok and Western Union. She joins Fenton from the UN Foundation where she was the Senior Director of Brand Citizenship working on cause-related marketing partnerships and Director of Shot@Life, a global cause brand that aims to increase access to immunizations for children in developing countries through UN partners.

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Karen Hinton

Karen Hinton

Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Director, NY

Karen is Fenton’s Chief Strategy Officer and the Managing Director of the New York City office. With over 30 years of experience in communications, Karen has worked primarily on behalf of low-income neighborhoods across the country by promoting community and economic development initiatives. Before joining Fenton, she was the Press Secretary for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, the first Mayor in the nation to require market-rate developers to build affordable housing in exchange for tax breaks. From 2000 to 2015, she was President of her own company, Hinton Communications, a public relations firm with offices in Washington, DC, and New York City. Her company provided strategic communications services, media relations, media training and event planning services to mostly non-profit and government clients. Its expertise was in promoting advocacy issues through the news media and media-related events. Her clients included the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Labor and the General Services Administration. She represented the Merchants Payments Coalition, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National Realtors Association, Enterprise, LISC, the Amazon Defense Coalition, New American Schools and many other nonprofits that focus on affordable housing, education and the environment. Karen worked in Democratic policies and on Capitol Hill for 14 years.  At the Democratic National Committee, she was a press aide to former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry and the late Ron Brown, former DNC Chair and U.S. Secretary of Commerce in the first Clinton Administration. During the Clinton Administration, she served as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for former HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo. Before that, she was Secretary Cuomo’s Senior Advisor for Communications. In that role, Karen became well versed in community and economic development policies and programs at all levels of government. Earlier, she worked as Press Secretary for former U.S. Congressman and Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy. With Espy, she learned the ends and outs of Capitol Hill and, as Director of Marketing/Communications for the D.C. Public School System, she experienced firsthand the challenges of a big-city school system. Immediately after graduation from the University of Mississippi, where she majored in Political Science and Journalism, Karen was a reporter, covering City Hall and statewide politics for the Jackson Daily News in Jackson, Mississippi, and then later a general assignment reporter for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver, Colorado. Karen left the news business to work in political campaigns but she still suffers from the journalism bug.

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Betsaida Dimas

Betsaida Dimas

Account Coordinator

Betsaida Dimas is an Account Coordinator at Fenton, where she she uses her research and media relations skills to help groups focused on social change.

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Henk Campher

Henk Campher

Managing Director

Henk is the managing director of Fenton's San Francisco office. With 20 years of global experience, Henk is known as a disruptive and creative expert in the communications, brand, social impact and sustainability space. He has led social impact and purpose work at Allison + Partners and Edelman, was an Oxfam campaigner, and creator of the Proudly South African campaign.

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Becky Romano

Becky Romano

Office Manager

Becky Romano is the Office Manager for Fenton’s San Francisco office. She joined Fenton in July 2016. She is a lover of all things organizational and administrative. She assists with a multitude of operational needs, and is passionate about the work Fenton continues to do. Away from work, she is an avid walker and a cinema buff.

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Alex Chen

Alex Chen

Account Executive

Alex is an Account Executive at Fenton. He joins the Fenton team with over five years of in-house marketing and communications experience at the environmental advocacy nonprofit, Greenbelt Alliance. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Alex graduated from UC Berkeley and is passionate about all things sustainability and social justice. He uses his expertise in inbound and outbound marketing, advocacy communication and social media to help Fenton’s clients reach their target audiences. When he’s not working, Alex obsessively follows the Golden State Warriors and Arsenal Football Club.

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Kamali Burke

Kamali Burke

Senior Account Executive

Kamali-Ann Burke is a Senior Account Executive at Fenton. Kamali specializes in media relations, branding, project management and strategic marketing communications. Kamali works across the corporate + sustainability and education sectors and has a desire to make advancements in social issues including education inequity, racial injustice and nutrition. A native of Orlando, Fla., by way of Miami, Kamali enjoys outdoor activities including waterskiing, hiking, yoga and rollerblading. She is a graduate of The University of Florida’s College of Journalism & Communications and a Teach for America Alumnus.

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Michael Huttner

Michael Huttner

CEO

Michael Huttner is a corporate and political strategist, attorney and entrepreneur. Since 2016 he has been the CEO of Fenton. He previously served as President of the Huttner Group, Inc., a Boulder-based firm which helps solve complex financial, communications and public policy problems in a variety of industries. Michael has helped launch over 40 different political organizations and has led communications ‘war-rooms’ for political and private clients. He also is a Founding Partner of Triumph Strategy, LLC, in which he has worked with hedge funds, public and private corporations and other financial institutions. Michael is the Founder of ProgressNow, a network of state-based communications organizations that moves people to action through communications and digital media. Described as the “crown jewel” of progressive investors’ efforts to build messaging power in the states, ProgressNow continues to expand with more than 3.4 million members in 23 states. Previously, Michael was a founding partner in the Denver law firm of Foster, Graham and Huttner where he headed the firm’s political, nonprofit and lobbying practice. Prior to his private practice, he worked as Policy Advisor to Governor Roy Romer and clerked at the Clinton White House for the Office of the Counsel to the President. Michael also has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver College of Law. He earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings Law School, where he served on the Hastings Law Journal, and his B.A. from Brown University.

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Elleni Almandrez

Elleni Almandrez

Senior Account Executive

Elleni Almandrez is a Senior Account Executive at Fenton. She specializes in communications strategies, media relations, events management and media training. Elleni works to advance the issues she is most passionate about including: global women’s rights, equal opportunity and global development issues. Outside the office, Elleni enjoys traveling the world with her family and scoping out new restaurants. Elleni received her bachelor’s in Journalism from Howard University and a master’s in Corporate Communications and Public Relations from Georgetown University.

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Bill Hamilton

Bill Hamilton

Executive Vice President

Bill Hamilton is Executive Vice President for Fenton and one of its senior strategists. He joined the company’s Washington office in 1998 after stints in journalism in Texas, New York and Latin America and extensive lobbying and communications work in the non-profit sector in the nation’s capital. Bill is an all-purpose communications operative who began professional life with ink-smudged hands as a print reporter and editor, and now advises clients on integrating their digital and print and paid and earned media activities. He also is a jazz and theater aficionado and a patient vegetable gardener.  

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Eteng Ettah

Eteng Ettah

Account Coordinator

Eteng Ettah is an Account Coordinator at Fenton. She provides day-to-day client support, through combining digital messaging, research and media relations with her passion for human rights and global development. A native to agency life, Eteng previously worked for Edelman’s Digital Health practice. When not devising a plan to save the world, she can be found brunching in foreign and familiar cities. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Communication.

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Mala Persaud

Mala Persaud

Vice President

Mala Persaud is a Vice President at Fenton where she manages and leads a diverse portfolio of domestic and international clients. Committed to telling the stories that matter, she brings more than 20 years of experience as a broadcast journalist and public relations consultant and has firsthand knowledge of international media markets, having lived and worked in the United States, United Kingdom and Europe. Mala provides strategic communications consulting, media relations expertise, media training and project management across a number of global health and development accounts, including Johnson & Johnson and the US Green Building Council. Mala has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and French from Penn State University.

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Donovan Birch

Donovan Birch

Account Executive, Digital

Donovan Birch Jr. is an Account Executive, Digital at Fenton. He is responsible for implementing day-to-day digital tactics and assisting in creating digital strategies for clients. He previously worked at PJA Advertising + Marketing planning and managing paid media buys. He has also worked in government, politics and advocacy including with Amplify Ferguson and the LA Chamber of Commerce.

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Elke Dochtermann

Elke Dochtermann

Chief Creative Officer

Elke Dochtermann is the Chief Creative Officer at Fenton. Joining in 2012, she leads the creative effort across all four offices building brands and narratives that get noticed. With a background in corporate advertising most recently as the SVP, Head of Design Development at JWT in Chicago, her interest in social consciousness and global change has redirected her career path from mega-global conglomerate agencies to focused attention on value-driven propositions. She joined Fenton because she believes. 

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Joe Wagner

Joe Wagner

Managing Director

Joe Wagner is the Managing Director of Fenton’s DC office. He joined Fenton in 2013 from Ketchum Public Relations and brings 24 years of experience designing and managing integrated communications campaigns for companies, professional associations, foundations, nonprofits and advocacy organizations. Joe specializes in strategic positioning, message development, media relations, marketing, branding, advertising, coalition building, stakeholder relations and training.

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Ira Arlook

Ira Arlook

Chief of Advocacy Campaigns

Ira Arlook is Fenton’s Chief of Advocacy Campaigns. He’s led Fenton’s work on campaigns for organizations battling sweatshops abroad, the invasion of Iraq, support of President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, an end to toxic diesel emissions from container trucks serving all of America’s sea and inland ports, and many others. Prior to joining Fenton, Ira worked in the nonprofit sector for more than two decades, with a strong emphasis on issues of social and economic justice. He serves on the board of the Public Defender Service of Washington, DC.

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Jamie Joyce

Jamie Joyce

Senior Vice President, Digital

Jamie Joyce is the Senior Vice President Digital at Fenton where he leads a multi-disciplinary team to create breakthrough digital campaigns, digital strategy and leadership for a diverse roster of clients such as Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, ASPCA, Oxfam America, Save the Children, SodaStream and the Toyota Foundation. When he is not behind a keyboard or advocating on behalf of his favorite causes, Jamie likes to get outdoors to surf, sail, snowboard, and ride his mountain bike. 

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Jennifer Hahn

Jennifer Hahn

Senior Vice President

Jennifer Hahn is a Senior Vice President in Fenton’s NYC office. A field leader with more than 20 years of nonprofit experience, she directs branding, messaging and advocacy campaigns for critical social issues such as education, social and economic justice, gun violence prevention, children, youth and families. With a strategic mind and an activist’s heart, she harnesses issue framing, messaging, media advocacy and public engagement to advance her client’s progressive goals. From strategic planning to CEO speechwriting, campaign management to opinion research, Jennifer isconsigliere to nonprofits and foundations. She is also an expert presentation, speech and media trainer who is passionately committed to ensuring her clients’ success.

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Andrew Necola

Andrew Necola

IT Manager

Andrew Necola is Fenton’s IT Manager. Managing technical operations at Fenton, Andrew Necola juggles multiple responsibilities to provide agency-wide support to Fenton’s staff. He works to shape Fenton’s IT software, hardware, and infrastructure to improve user experience and staff productivity. Andrew also has an accounting background and loves to spend long hours reading the latest tech news and working to change the way we communicate globally.

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Kitty Overton

Kitty Overton

Senior Strategic Content Producer

Kitty Overton is Fenton’s Senior Strategic Content Producer. Working directly with clients and in conjunction with communications teams across offices, she oversees the creative development and execution of all video content. Kitty’s strategic story-telling skills and production expertise were developed over a long career in commercial production and working with some of the world’s best-known agencies and brands.

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Meredith Fenton

Meredith Fenton

Vice President

Meredith Fenton is a Vice President in Fenton’s West Coast office. Between her knack for smart social change communications and her last name, it was predestined that Meredith should join the team. A magna cum laude graduate of Wellesley College, she brings with her over 17 years of non-profit experience focused on racial justice, youth development and LGBTQ equality. At Fenton, she serves as the lead trainer of the West Coast and partners with organizations and foundations in the agency’s social justice portfolio to help them use storytelling, communications strategy, messaging and media to work smarter, not harder for social change. 

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Namju Cho

Namju Cho

Account Director

Namju Cho brings nearly 20 years of experience of working with the private, public and nonprofit sectors with a focus on storytelling and behavior change. Raised everywhere and a journalist by training, she has advocated for human trafficking survivors, fostered philanthropy and helped residents adopt sustainable behaviors by using principles of social marketing. In her spare time, Namju gives Korean cooking classes and goes hunting for the best burger in town.

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Neven Samara

Neven Samara

Art Director

Bringing over 12 years of diverse experience to the table, Neven can be described as a multi-facetted designer.  From magazine design to social media campaigns, as well as logo design to environmental design, Neven has cultivated a diverse and unique ability to integrate himself into any digital or design environment that presents itself. Bold and risk-taking are words that have been used to describe his work.

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Amrit Cheng

Amrit Cheng

Account Executive

Amrit Cheng is an Account Executive at Fenton. With a passion for storytelling and building media partnerships, her previous roles include media relations for the Clinton Foundation and immigration legal advocacy. Outside of the office, Amrit is usually seeking out her next travel itinerary and a nearby body of water.

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Alyssa Singer

Alyssa Singer

Senior Account Executive

Alyssa Singer is a Senior Account Executive in Fenton’s San Francisco office. As part of Fenton’s social justice practice area, Alyssa spends her days helping changemakers tell their stories. She specializes in communications coaching, writing, brand strategy and project management. When she’s not tweeting about social justice, she enjoys traveling, cycling and sailing.

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Ryan Cassidy

Ryan Cassidy

Art Director

Ryan Cassidy is an Art Director at Fenton and brings many years of design experience working with major brands to his role at Fenton. He strives to bring a sense of simplicity, clarity, and authenticity to every project by looking for inspiration inside the world around him. When he’s not working on projects for the good of humanity by making things look awesome, he performs with an art/activism group and makes bundt cakes. He currently lives in Brooklyn with his partner and their collection of fashionable eyewear.

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Kristen King

Kristen King

Account Director

Kristen King is an Account Director at Fenton. She develops and executes media strategies, conducts media trainings and produces events. Kristen works with clients to craft their stories to ultimately change the way people think about and respond to important issues like climate change and extreme poverty. Kristen is a Florida Gator living in New York who, in her free time, takes dance classes and catches as many Broadway shows as possible.

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Trish Garrity

Trish Garrity

Senior Account Executive

Trish Garrity is an Senior Account Executive at Fenton where she designs and implements communications campaigns for a variety of clients, especially in global development. Combining advocacy with digital strategy, Trish works to advance the issues she is most passionate about: human rights, nutrition and women and girls in development. By night, she is an avid foodie, traveler, concertgoer and caffeinated conversationalist.

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Calisa Hildebrand

Calisa Hildebrand

Vice President, Digital

Calisa Hildebrand is the Vice President of Fenton’s West Coast digital practice. Calisa joined Fenton in autumn 2014 to oversee web, social and digital strategies for Fenton’s San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. She has worked with nonprofits, foundations and purpose-driven companies to use digital media to support economic growth, reduce hunger and poverty and empower youth to create positive change.

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Breukellen Riesgo

Breukellen Riesgo

Executive Assistant

Breukellen Riesgo is the Executive Assistant to the CEO, Bill Werde, and owner, James Marcus. She joined Fenton in 2015. Breukellen’s diverse professional background as a figure skating coach, bartender, administrative assistant and photographer endowed her with a broad skill-set. Outside of the office, Breukellen enjoys sampling micheladas from around the city and watching Star Trek - Captain Janeway is her role model.

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Julia Peek

Julia Peek

Senior Account Executive, Climate

Julia Peek is a Senior Account Executive at Fenton. She works in the Climate and Clean Energy practice helping Fenton mobilize new audiences, sway public opinion and tell compelling stories about the sustainable revolution. Before joining Fenton, she worked on fossil fuel divestment, environmental justice, environmental conflict resolution and just transition. When not working, Julia loves to sea kayak, whitewater kayak, bike, camp, and go on adventures.

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Eunice Park

Eunice Park

Vice President, Digital

Eunice Park is a Vice President, Digital at Fenton. She specializes in building best-in-class digital programs focused on reaching advocacy, engagement, acquisition and fundraising goals. She also leads digital advocacy efforts that mobilize the public on issues where its participation is critical to achieving progressive goals. Prior to Fenton, Eunice worked for the State of Illinois, Fleishman-Hillard, World Wildlife Fund, the MacArthur Foundation, Natural Resources Defense Council and the Clinton Foundation.

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Mercy Albaran

Mercy Albaran

Senior Account Executive

Mercy Albaran is a Senior Account Executive at Fenton. She uses her messaging and media relations skills to share the stories behind struggles for social justice, health access and education. Before joining Fenton, Mercy was the Communications Lead for a successful, legislative campaign for a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in California. In her spare time, she likes to learn languages, eat cake, sing and beatbox.  

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Heba Hasan

Heba Hasan

Account Executive, Digital

Heba Hasan is an Account Executive, Digital for Fenton where she provides day-to-day client support and implements digital strategies for Fenton’s wide variety of clients. Hailing from a journalism background, Heba uses her love of storytelling to create engaging social content and digital messaging for clients. A New York native, she enjoys visiting contemporary art galleries and reading diaspora literature.

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Sonata Lee Narcisse

Sonata Lee Narcisse

Account Executive

Sonata Lee Narcisse is an Account Executive at Fenton where she’s responsible for media relations, research and social media campaigns. A former public radio journalist, Sonata worked to shed light on social justice issues through her reporting for outlets like NPR, Marketplace by American Public Media and Bush Radio in Cape Town, South Africa. In her free time, Sonata is usually biking along the beach in Los Angeles with her husband.

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Natasha Leonard

Natasha Leonard

Account Coordinator

Natasha Leonard is an Account Coordinator at Fenton. She supports a range of clients through research, media relations, writing and event management to achieve lasting social change. Natasha joined Fenton from the Rockefeller Foundation, where she helped increase the social and environmental resilience of cities, and she holds a Bachelor of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College with concentrations in political economics and psychology. Raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, Natasha is passionate about all things travel, food and outdoors.

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Rose Frullani-Bacon

Rose Frullani-Bacon

Account Coordinator

Rose Frullani-Bacon is an Account Coordinator at Fenton, where she uses her research, writing and media relations skills to help strengthen the voices of the world’s movers and shakers. Before Fenton, Rose worked on the digital communications team at the Annie E. Casey Foundation and in the legislative department of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO. When not helping Fenton clients change the world, Rose can be found scheming with Frank Underwood.

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Jeremy Morgan

Jeremy Morgan

Director of Creative Technologies

Jeremy Morgan is the Director of Creative Technologies at Fenton. As technical lead for Fenton's digital practice, Jeremy uses various technology, development, and design tools to further social change for Fenton's clients. Using his expertise in web trends and best practices, he implements a variety of technical components for Fenton’s digital projects including front and back end web development, responsive design, user experience and digital marketing.

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Marina Schneider

Marina Schneider

Assistant Controller

Marina Schneider is the Assistant Controller at Fenton, where she helps oversee the agency's financial department. She has over 15 years of experience as an accounting and finance professional, the majority of her career spent with WPP’s Grey Healthcare Group. During her tenure, Marina was involved in practically all financial aspects of the organization: client billing, managing accounts payable, complex account analyses, financial reporting, enforcing numerous policies and procedures, and financial systems conversions. Marina is extremely proud of her two daughters, one attending college and the younger sibling in grammar school.

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Michelle Hunsberger

Michelle Hunsberger

Senior Account Executive

Michelle Hunsberger is a Senior Account Executive at Fenton, where she provides project management and strategic counsel with a specific concentration in global development. With experience in public relations and behavior change communication, Michelle creates thought-provoking campaigns that motivate audiences to make positive changes in their lives. A true product of her multicultural upbringing in Asia, Africa and Europe, Michelle brings a unique perspective on the role communication interventions play in reinforcing and challenging cultural norms.

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Zack Langway

Zack Langway

Senior Vice President, Global Development

Zack Langway is a Senior Vice President, Global Development at Fenton. He joined Fenton in 2014, having spent the previous five years providing counsel to nonprofits, foundations, and companies focused on political advocacy and international development. Zack’s work passion has long been at the intersection of digital strategy, political advocacy and international development. At Fenton, Zack leads accounts in the global health and development space. During his career, Zack has provided strategic guidance to a number of national and international organizations, including the United Nations Foundation, Johnson & Johnson and Bread for the World.

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Paul Hernandez

Paul Hernandez

Senior Vice President

Paul Hernandez is a Senior Vice President at Fenton who leads the firm’s Los Angeles office. Known as a stellar communications and public affairs strategist, Paul provides his clients with counsel and recommendations on how to best engage policymakers and other decision-makers to move-the-needle on key issues ranging from health care to justice reform. Based on his longtime experience and expertise in philanthropy, Paul is a trusted senior advisor for a number of foundations including the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, California Community Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, and Executives’ Alliance to Expand Opportunities for Boys and Men of Color. He is a veteran of foundation and political work, having served at The California Endowment and the Office of L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina, respectively. And when not helping make change in our community, Paul can point to the best restaurants and cocktail bars in Los Angeles.  

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Myrna Chua-Miguel

Myrna Chua-Miguel

Accountant

Myrna Chua-Miguel is the Accountant at Fenton, where she is responsible for managing accounts receivable and preparing reports. She has experience managing a wide variety of accounting information systems and is committed to operations efficiencies that increase accuracy and drive productivity. She takes her two kids, eight and six, biking and swinging at the monkey bars at the park when not at work.

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James Marcus

James Marcus

Owner

James is an experienced entrepreneur, investor and private equity professional. He has founded, invested in or led companies in many different industries through periods of intense growth and development. James is presently focused on building successful businesses in the digital media and communication sectors. Notable current holdings include Collegium, a rapidly growing professional services holding company and Honor Capital, a leader in the specialty finance/insurance industry. He co-founded Watershed Company and 3BL Media and served as senior advisor to Donor Trends and True Givers. James received his MBA from Harvard and is a non-practicing CPA and former investment banker. He is a regular speaker/panelist at industry conferences and has been published, quoted and interviewed on: CNN, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, New York Times, Fortune, Red Herring, Financial Times, Ad Week and other leading publications. James currently resides in Westchester with his wife and three daughters.