Mission: To bring your organization’s market share to the next level, via tuned in online marketing and public relations, in a cost-effective way.Whitegate PR specializes in delivering multi-faceted marketing and strategic public relations campaigns, effective in reaching target audiences to meet –and exceed – client’s goals.
Dana Humphrey is the lead Marketing and PR Consultant and Owner at Whitegate PR with experience publicizing small and large businesses, artists, authors and non-profits in the U.S. and abroad, with a specific focus in consumer, professional services and retail industries – especially in the pet industry!
After working “in-house” in San Diego and New York, for Muttropolis, Great White Wines and Women For Hire, Dana absolutely has a “can-do” attitude and enjoys juggling many projects simultaneously.
Dana leads public relations, blogger relations, media relations and marketing initiatives-both on and offline; orchestrates special events and delivers campaign analysis for her varied clients around the globe.
Due to her targeted outreach, Dana has secured media hits in People, Newsweek, Animal Planet, NBC’s Today Show, Good Morning America, Forbes, Prevention, USA Today, Time, Every Day With Rachel Ray Magazine, Southwest Airlines Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Dog Fancy, Pet Product News, Doggie Aficionado, Bark Magazine, Chain Store Age, Pet Age, Dansk 013 Magazine, Kirari Magazine (Japan), NBC News, ABC News, Fox News, LA Times, San Diego Union Tribune, Chicago Tribune, AZ Daily Star, Hollywood Dog Magazine, San Diego Business Journal, North County Times, Ranch & Coast Magazine, Coast Magazine, 5280 Magazine, AZ Foothills Magazine, Décor and Style Magazine, Riviera Magazine, Tucson Weekly, OC Register, 944 Magazine, Rocky Mountain News, Coastal Living Magazine, Outside Traveler Magazine, Wines & Vines Magazine, Contra Costa Times- to name a few.
As an older sister of one, she is a natural leader and go-getter! Dana’s recent community leadership roles include: Femfessional Board of Advisor and Public Relations Chair for 2011-2012, We Are Booming Board of Directors 2011, PRSA-NY International Volunteer Committee in 2009, Ideablob Guest Advisor in 2009 and Miss. Can Diego in 2007 and 2008. In 2009, she was an Associate Board Member of the American Cancer Society in Brooklyn and she is currently on the ACS Queens Board of Directors for 2010 and 2011.
Dana graduated from San Diego State University in the honors program, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Political Science. After traveling to 45+ countries and living in five, she currently resides in Astoria, New York and identifies as a global citizen.
Eve Edwards is a consumer and business-to-business media relations specialist with over 20 years of experience working with fabulous boutique and mid-sized public relations agencies, and companies.
Her strength is national and regional broadcast, as well as radio, print and social media.
Networks and shows that she has arranged interviews for clients to be on include:
The Today Show, The Early Show, Good Morning America, FOX News Channel, CNBC’s Squawk Box, Closing Bell and Power Lunch, Bloomberg TV and Radio, Sirius XM Radio, CNN, FOX Business Network, Martha Stewart, Extra,
Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, WNBC-TV’s Weekend Today in New York, New York Live, New York NonStop, Good Day New York, PIX11 Morning News and a variety of television shows in major cities nationwide.
If you want to get on TV, she can get them there there! Types of clients include: financial advisors, retail advisors, college advisors, restaurants, wine and spirits, lifestyle, fashion, beauty, pet experts and retail.
Having many dynamic and diverse experiences under her belt, Rebecca Symon has always been a true go-getter juggling multiple tasks at a time. With her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Organizational Communications, and her consecutive run of successful internships, Ms. Symon, an adventurous, energetic, overachiever, is truly passionate about each endeavor she takes on. Her genuine interest for both the entertainment industry and event planning field, opened the door for rewarding opportunities, supporting a variety of influential and talented figures: Whoopi Goldberg Corporation (Whoop Inc.); Daughter of Design, Event Planning Business; Powered by Professionals, Management Company for Non-profit Organizations.
Envisioning the big picture, displaying her proven work ethic, and following through to the last detail, Ms. Symon’s outgoing personality and positive approach provide the perfect combination for a winning result!
Emma Felstead is a soon-to-be graduate of the highly competitive Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High School, where she has dutifully studied Dance for four years. She has multiple talents as a performer and has performed at the Tony Bennett Concert Hall, the Metropolitan Opera main stage at Lincoln Center, and at New York Live Arts. Besides her career in the dance world, Emma has extensive experience in the work/volunteer field. She has held various positions at Astoria Fine Arts Dance studio in Astoria, NY, such as Desk Receptionist and Dance History Teacher. Emma has also been an Event Volunteer for WhitegatePR for 3 years and has recently been accepted as an Intern. She has volunteered for various charities such as the American Cancer Society and the See for Change organization. Emma cares deeply about all the causes she engages with and her passion for them is infective.
Sheryl is a communications professional with approximately six years of PR agency experience, three years of journalistic/reporting experience and one year of corporate communications experience. She is known for consistently garnering significant national (regional and local) publicity for clients including The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press, Fox & Friends, CNN/Money, Reuters, the New York Times, and NBC’s the Today Show. She has a reputation for solid researching skills, developing creative communication strategies and for writing compelling collateral; whether presentations, webinars, by-lined articles, announcements, educational brochures, e-newsletters, press releases, fact sheets, website copy or client award submissions. She hold master’s degrees in social work and journalism.
Sheryl was a member of the Dog Writers Association of America. Sheryl completed her journalism master’s thesis on Animal Assisted Therapy. During her master’s in social work program, she conducted Animal Assisted Therapy. In 2007, her husband and she launched a pet product side business (www.petpetalpullcart.com). She volunteers at the Buddy Foundation, no-kill animal shelter in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Over the years, she has sold several super premium pet food lines. Additionally, she is the co-chair of local animal welfare organization, Countryside Animal Friends. Sheryl also enjoys singing and was in a gigging Colorado jazz, blues and rock band for three years. Most of all, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Neil and her two fur kids, Asher and Lyric.