Motion PR is one of the top Chicago PR Firms today and our dedicated team works around the clock to keep our clients moving ahead. We’re an accessible, dynamic group with a unique understanding of every single brand that we represent. In addition to the staff listed below, Motion PR has a range of senior consultants at our fingertips who we tap into as needed. These professionals include experienced marketing consultants, graphic and web designers, SEO experts, event management professionals and registered dietitians. We also partner with other agencies and PR experts in other local markets as needed. We also pride ourselves in our corporate citizenship through our annual event MS in Motion to support the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Contact us to hear more about Motion PR’s full range of marketing professionals.
Kimberly Eberl • Principal – Kimberly has nearly 15 years of public relations experience in a variety of capacities. Prior to Motion PR, Kimberly worked at Ogilvy PR where she developed strategies and executed brand-building PR campaigns for SAM’S CLUB, Johnsonville Sausage and Lipton brands. As media relations manager of www.cars.com, she generated more media in six months than the brand had in its history with placement on VH1, TODAY Show, CNN, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, Time, Kiplinger’s, Essence, etc. More About Kimberly Eberl »
Jennifer Monasteri • Senior Consultant – With over 12 years of experience in PR and marketing to consumers, Jennifer Monasteri specializes in a wide array of expertise in consumer brands and healthcare. She has served in both agency and in-house roles, offering her in-depth perspective to effectively counsel clients and execute winning Publice Relations strategies. More About Jennifer Monasteri »
Derek Serafin • Senior Account Executive – Having worked at the nation’s largest PR agency, Derek brings a progressive point of view to this top Chicago public relations firm. Through his work as a reporter and in public relations he brings extensive media contact lists and has secured placements for clients in the Wall Street Journal, Fox Busines, the Chicago Tribune, and other high-profile media outlets. Derek has not only learned the value of what to say to generate media interest in different brands/products, but also how and to whom to say it. More About Derek Serafin »
Alev Runtz • Consultant- In the business for close to 15 years, Alev has experience launching and promoting consumer products, managing corporate and consumer marketing campaigns, strategic program development, non-profit communications, and, of course, media relations. Her expertise lies in creative, strategic thinking, keeping the trains on the track when it comes to execution, and always thinking “is there something else/better/different we could be doing?” More About Alev Runtz »
Erin McGraw • Assistant Account Executive -Erin has unbridled enthusiasm as a smart PR consultant who is excited by and wants to excel in the public relations field, especially in media relations. More about Erin McGraw
Caroline Baumgartner • Senior Account Executive – Caroline has a background in mass communications and diverse public relations. Hailing from the Notre Dame media relations department, Caroline brings her unique perspective on the industry and tactics to our clients every day. More About Caroline Baumgartner »
Eric Ansel • Senior Account Executive – Eric is a California native who spent much of his youth in Orange County. After receiving a degree in Public Relations from California State University, Fullerton, Eric started his communications career at ABC Television in Los Angeles before moving to Chicago in 2010 to pursue a career in Public Relations. More About Eric Ansel »
Nicole Pitaro • Assistant Account Executive - Nicole’s strong work ethic, confidence, and proactive nature have made her a valuable asset to the Motion PR team. Her dedication and eagerness to learn has garnered serious results and media know-how, helping her consistently secure top media placements and land clients in the news. More About Nicole Pitaro
Greg H. • Search Engine Marketing – Greg has almost 15 years of search engine marketing and web development experience across a variety of industries. He has worked to craft online marketing campaigns for many well known brands and Fortune 500 businesses. Under his guidance, brands have been able to see strong lifts in traffic and greater returns on investment vs other types of marketing. As search engines constantly evolve, Greg stays on top of trends and helps clients understand how to maneuver in an ever changing landscape. More About Greg H. »
Matt Hensler • Social Media Director - Matt Hensler works closely with clients to ensure connections are made with consumers by offering organizations to be an expert in their field and stand out among its competitors. More about Matt Hensler
Nestle • Resident PR Bulldog – Nestle spends most of her time supervising the staff, with an occasional bark when FedEx or UPS arrives. She accompanies the staff on trips to Kinkos, the bank, a lunch-time jog or for the morning cup of coffee. She likes to be pitched tennis balls or dog toys, but is most excited when the staff is eating, hoping to catch a spare bite of food. After a long morning of monitoring the success of Motion PR, she can be found on the couch, awaiting affection when the staff needs a break. Nestle would like to note we are especially interested in working with pet-related clients.
Chicago PR Career Opportunity
Intern Chicago PR • Public Relations Jobs in Chicago – Motion PR are a fast-growing Chicago Public Relations Agency. We are looking for full-time public relations interns for those that have an interest in the Chicagoland and surrounding areas. Motion PR has a multitude of high profile clients across a variety of businesses. We require our interns to be creative, agile, and aggressive.