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About Us

Interdependence is a full-service digital PR firm supercharged by the most advanced technology ever in public relations to maximize consistent media placements for our clients.

Professional. Dynamic. Enthusiastic. Creative.

We are a team of hardworking, talented PR and media relations veterans and experienced journalists who have written for some of the most prestigious publications in the world. We don’t pay lip service to buzzworthy jargon. We deliver on what we promise. Our methodology is proven. Our clients are happy -- and, more importantly, scaling their businesses as a result of the exposure we’ve created for them. Our team knows media better than any other. We’re aggressive and leave no story untold.

Our relationships are extensive and wide-ranging. And journalists often come to us looking for experts.

Meet Your PR Leadership Team

Interdependence is a savvy team of digital PR strategists

with more than 75 years of combined experience.

Michael Rinaldo has built reputations, brands and businesses over the course of a three-decade career in healthcare public relations. Michael’s ability to marry public health needs with business opportunity has helped influence opinion, shape policy and change diagnostic, treatment and care delivery.
Michael Rinaldo
President, Global Healthcare Business
Danica joins Interdependence PR from Grayling where she most recently served as US Chief Client Officer, tasked with ensuring exceptional service across the agency’s entire client roster. She brings two decades of storytelling experience spanning agency and in-house teams supporting startups, global corporations and everything in between.
Danica Ross
Vice President
Greg brings over 20 years of experience leading high impact communications programs for technology companies from stealth through growth to exit events. A proven strategist and award-winning practitioner, Greg designs and executes programs that contribute to the business success of B2B and B2B2C companies in technology domains that include artificial intelligence, cloud computing, data engineering and analytics, security, SaaS, IoT, semiconductors, storage, enterprise software and networking. Previous clients include AMD, Ascend.io, Dell, Fujitsu Network Communications, MariaDB Corp. and xMatters.
Greg Wise
Vice President, Interdependence Southwest
Prior to Interdependence PR, Laura served as a Senior Account Executive at Allison+Partners (A+P) – a global communications agency.
Laura Waldron
VP of Public Relations
Megan Cueller is a public relations professional with nearly a decade of experience in the agency industry. She has worked at several nationally renowned public relations agencies both boutique and internationally including Allison+Partners, Laneterralever and Decibel Blue.
Megan Cuellar
Vice President
Nicole has more than 15 years of public relations, marketing and business development experience, driving brand value and managing integrated marketing initiatives and key relations with a diverse range of clients and Fortune 500 organizations.
Nicole Rodriguez
Vice President
Andrea Kalmanovitz has over twenty years of experience in the public relations and communications industry working in both agency and in-house corporate environments for B2B and B2C initiatives. Andrea specializes in media relations, corporate communications, CSR and issues management; with an expertise in leading the strategy for award-winning national and regional public relations campaigns for nonprofit organizations to Fortune 500 companies. As Vice President at Interdependence Public Relations, Andrea oversees strategy on behalf of clients to ensure results are delivered that align with each client’s overarching business objectives.
Andrea Kalmanovitz
Vice President
Megan is a Midwest girl born and raised. Originally from central Illinois, she worked as a television news reporter for 8 years.
Megan Brilley
Senior Manager, Media Relations
Peter has also been a strategic advisor to a major healthcare non-profit. Peter graduated from Northeastern University, earned his MBA from the University of Connecticut, and was awarded the CFA designation.
Peter Miselis
CFA, Investor Relations Practice Lead
Alexandra Domecq is an Account Supervisor at Interdependence PR. She started her career in London working for a boutique PR agency with a focus on luxury jewelry and art. From there, she relocated to Dubai where she worked at Insignia, a creative agency specializing in hospitality clients in the Middle Eastern market.
Alexandra Domecq
Account Supervisor
As a Media Specialist at Interdependence PR, Brooke Ezell serves as a senior level media strategist, building and executing B2C & B2B media relations programs and maintains strong media relationships.
Brooke Ezell
Media Relations Account Supervisor
As an Account Supervisor and a seasoned public relations/marketing communications professional, Tassi brings 12 years of experience building strategic communications programs for consumer and corporate brands, including Toyota, Intel, UCHealth, Best Western Hotels & Resorts and Driscoll’s. Highly organized and results-oriented, she has a proven track record of helping clients build communications and media strategies and working with teams to produce increased results year-over-year that reach target audiences in a creative way.
Tassi Herrick
Account Supervisor
Kate Stuard is a communications professional with over 8 years of experience in both agency and in-house PR. Most recently, she served as Communications Director for the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. Prior to that, she lived the agency life at Dittoe Public Relations and Bandy Carroll Hellige.
Kate Stuard
Senior Account Supervisor
Mark’s role at Interdependence PR is Senior Broadcast and Specialized Media Supervisor, where he oversees teams and projects from inception to completion. Previously, some of the world’s largest and most recognized brands put their trust in Mark to tell effective stories, including Best Buy, Dolby, Frito-Lay, CheapTickets, Coca-Cola, The Home Depot, Robert Half, and many others. Mark has routinely secured media placements at practically every major television and radio news organization, including CNN, CNN International, FOX News Channel, FOX Business, Bloomberg, ABC’s World News Tonight, SiriusXM, ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX News Radio, CNBC, MSNBC, along with many network-affiliated stations in top markets across the United States.
Mark Edwards
Senior Broadcast and Specialized Media Supervisor
Samantha Harber is an Account Supervisor with Interdependence PR and a communications professional with several years of experience in media and influencer engagements, earned media strategy, integrated communications and content development. 
Samantha Harber
Account Supervisor
Jeff is an experienced agency public relations strategist, having placed some of the world’s biggest B2B and B2C technology brands in outlets like Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and PC Magazine. His technical inclination allows him to identify and drive narratives that resonate with media and their audiences.
Jeff More
Account Supervisor
Jodi is an Account Supervisor with IDPR and brings over two decades of storytelling experience in an agency setting supporting start-ups, global corporations, and everything in between. She specializes in the development and implementation of strategic communications and media relations programs for companies spanning a wide variety of industries including healthcare, retail, high-tech, financial/banking, manufacturing, and franchising.
Jodi Perkins
Account Supervisor, Healthcare
Tyler has more than 7 years’ experience at boutique PR agencies in Washington, D.C. and Denver, CO and specializes in politics, legal, finance, real estate, tech, literary and more.
Tyler Bryant
Account Supervisor
Amanda Weisman serves as the Social Media Supervisor at Interdependence. Years ago when she was asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” her answer was always “My job doesn’t exist yet!” – and she was right. Amanda was among the first to make a career out of social media, seeing early on the potential for using social platforms for marketing gains.
Amanda Weisman
Social Media Supervisor
Ann is a Chicago native, growing up on the Northwest side of Chicago. She received her Bachelor’s degree from DePaul University where she studied Public Relations and Advertisement.
Ann Maher
Account Manager
Heather Tidwell is an Account Executive at Interdependence PR, where she works with clients in the consumer and technology space. As an Account Executive, her responsibilities include media relations, program execution, research + reporting and media monitoring.
Heather Tidwell
Account Manager
Sarah has worked on PR campaigns that can be found in outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press, Reuters, Fox News and CNBC.
Sarah Schlief
Senior Publicist
Samantha is an Account Executive at Interdependence, working with business, technology and consumer clients. Before joining IDPR, Samantha worked at PR agency focusing on the franchise industry where she specialized in local media relations.
Samantha Miller
Senior Account Executive
Kaitlyn Morales is a Senior Account Executive at Interdependence PR, working with consumer, technology and business clients. She provides media outreach, strategic planning, fostering client relationships and developing creative pitches.
Kaitlyn Morales
Senior Account Executive
Samantha Kiesel is an Account Executive at Interdependence PR, working with technology, business and consumer clients. She has been a professional journalist for six years working as a seasoned editor at the Chicago Tribune, Shaw Media and Tribune Content Agency.
Samantha Kiesel
Senior Account Executive
Allyse Martinez is an Executive Marketing Director at Interdependence PR and is based in California. She leads the agency’s sales development efforts. She is responsible for inbound and outbound outreach, prospect engagement and nurturing new relationships on behalf of the agency.
Allyse Martinez
Executive Marketing Director
Shannan Weeks is a highly skilled public relations professional with experience working on a number of campaigns globally.
Shannan Weeks
Account Executive
Anwar is an Account Executive at IDPR, providing support on various accounts. Anwar specializes in consumer/lifestyle, hospitality and technology public relations. She has worked with various clients including Hawaiian Airlines, Atlantis, The Palm, Miss Jessie’s Haircare, Hotel Plaza Athenee and more. She has gotten her clients in top tier media outlets including Business Insider, Robb Report, Allure, Well+Good, Bustle, Cosmo, Harper’s Bazaar, and more.
Anwar Ahmad
Account Executive
Lindsey Harrison is an experienced Account Executive at Interdependence Public Relations, where she plays an important role in supporting a variety of clients. After graduating from Illinois State University, Lindsey worked as a local TV journalist for four years, before bringing her media expertise to the public relations industry.
Lindsey Harrison
Account Executive
Andrés Herdoiza is an Account Executive at Interdependence PR, providing media relations and client communication support for various Technology and Healthcare accounts. Prior to joining IDPR, Andrés worked at Allison+Partners where he supported executive visibility, thought leadership, and product awareness campaigns for Samsung Electronics.
Andrés Herdoiza
Account Executive
Taylor Gallagher is an Assistant Account Executive at Interdependence PR.
Taylor Gallagher
Assistant Account Executive
Harrison Palefsky is an assistant account executive at Interdependence PR. He started as an intern in March of 2020 and was moved into his current position following the completion of his marketing degree from Colorado State University.
Harrison Palefsky
Assistant Account Executive
Stephen Fetzer is a sales development representative at Interdependence PR and is based in Arizona. He has more than 20 years of experience in sales and account management.
Stephen Fetzer
Sales Development Representative
Brandi Ide is a sales development representative at Interdependence PR and is based in California. She is responsible for developing connections and opportunities with potential clients. Additionally, Brandi helps facilitate meetings and new opportunities to build the organization’s visibility.
Brandi Ide
Sales Development Representative
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