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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 several decades of 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
Based in New York City, Cassin joins the IDPR team as Vice President of Interdependence East Coast, working on the business development team.
Cassin Duncan
Vice President of Interdependence East Coast
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
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
Lindsey Rathjen has more than 15 years of experience in the public relations, marketing, influencer and social media industries. She has worked across a variety of verticals including consumer, lifestyle, tech, e-commerce, retail, food & beverage, entertainment, sports, health & wellness, hospitality & tourism, automotive, cannabis, spirits and more. As Vice President at Interdependence PR, Lindsey oversees the development and execution of communications strategies including KPI mapping to ensure clients meet their overarching business objectives.
Lindsey Rathjen
Vice President
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
Jackie is a Director at Interdependence and has nearly a decade of experience delivering impactful public relations and communications campaigns for regional, national, and multi-national companies.
Jackie Dadas-Kraper
Maura is a Director at Interdependence where she oversees accounts, develops public relations strategies, and works closely with the team and clients to drive campaigns, and strong brand awareness. She holds 14 years of public relations, communications, and marketing experience creating and executing initiatives for Fortune 500 companies and start-ups alike.
Maura White
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
Director of Media Relations
Jane Waldman is the Director of Talent Acquisition at Interdependence Public Relations. She is responsible for recruiting and screening all new hires for this rapidly growing PR agency, hiring candidates from entry level to Managing Director. Jane has over 15 years of experience recruiting in public relations, social and digital media, corporate communications and public affairs. Jane has recruited and hired communications professionals in the areas of healthcare and technology, among many other diverse industries. Jane has worked for executive search firms in PR, such as Goldman + Bell and her own firm, Waldman & Company, both in New York City. In addition, she spent 6 years at Kaplow Communications in Manhattan, where she served as Vice President of Recruitment. Jane is a graduate of Cornell University.
Jane Waldman
Director of Talent Acquisition
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
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
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
Ali brings nearly a decade of experience working with B2C brands to her Account Supervisor role. With experience in several industries, including technology, food/beverage, beauty/wellness and kitchen/bath, Ali is an expert in all things consumer.
Ali Krueger
Account Supervisor
Spencer joins Interdependence as an Account Supervisor following seven years communications experience in the technology and public affairs sectors.
Spencer MacDonald
Account Supervisor
Devon Herzoff is a resourceful, tenacious, dedicated and passionate communications professional with more than seven years of experience working with media and clients ranging from Fortune 500 to globally recognized brands to startups in every industry. As an Account Supervisor and part of IDPR for four years, Devon leads accounts in the B2B, B2C, Consumer Technology, Software, Cybersecurity and Healthcare industries ranging from Fortune 500 to startups and is dedicated to delivering top quality results at every turn and isn
Devon Herzoff
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
Megan M. Zaleski serves as a Social Media Supervisor at Interdependence. After entering the publishing industry at the start of her career in New York City, she quickly found her love for branding and marketing and decided to make a shift towards the digital marketing industry full-time. Since then, Megan has worked with clients across various industries working to advance their online presence, grow their online communities and businesses, respectively, and deliver creative content that exceeds expectations.
Megan Zaleski
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
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
Account Manager
Emily Johnston is a tenacious public relations professional with more than half a decade of industry experience. As an account manager, her responsibilities include client and media relations, program execution and strategic planning. Over the years, she has secured impactful placements for clients in national outlets including Wall Street Journal, Forbes, New York Times, Vogue, TODAY, CNBC, AdWeek and many more.
Emily Johnston
Account Manager
Shannan Weeks is a highly skilled public relations professional with experience working on a number of campaigns globally.
Shannan Weeks
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
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