At the end of the day, we are just a bunch of
PR nerds who get a thrill from a great hit
BML Public Relations is a national, award-winning PR and social media agency, specializing in CPG, entertainment, food, retail and franchise concepts, to name a few. Rooted in earned media, we communicate your point of difference in a sea of the same to insert your brand into the conversation.
We believe – and have proof – that solid creative concepts are what carry across mainstream media and spill over into the social universe.
Defined by our no bullsh*t approach, signature creative eye and relentless pursuit of results with business impact, we pride ourselves on being in the trenches for our clients.
We don’t pad our plans with paid tactics or inflate our results, because we don’t have to. Our successful campaigns speak for themselves.
13 Years Old
27 AWARDS WON
68% Agency GROWTH in 2019
6 masters DEGREES
27 fortune 500 companies repped
484 pizzas ordered
1 Award speech given in the voice of yoda
88 seconds - Company record for longest ride on mechanical reindeer in the office
What we do is serious business, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We love what we do and we have fun doing it.
Brian M. Lowe - President & CEO
Media relations nerd, news junkie, music guru and hopeless New York Giants-loving season ticket holder. Brought up in the big agency glam world of PR working for category leaders in consumer products, notably soup that’s chunky, shower cleaner that’s soft on scrubbing, mobile phones that can be heard now and hair removal products worthy of short-shorts and agency sole proprietor. Recipient of the most BMLPR Annual Clippy Awards in the category of “Brian Lowe Breakout Moment.”
Tricia Ryan - Vice President
Twenty-year consumer PR pro representing high-profile travel and consumer product brands, namely the house of the world’s most famous mouse, car seats that are a snug ride and spaghetti with O’s. Built the world’s largest Bloody Mary at Mardi Gras and Mount Everest in Times Square. Avid New England Patriots fan with a dog named Brady, combined crazy hockey/dance mom, fortifier of home cooked meals and curator of a bottomless cookie jar.
John Gramuglia - Vice President
Fifteen-year industry vet all about energy, creative and a steady stream of earned buzz. TV production assistant turned media relations addict. Has rep’d a notorious blimp, motorcycles named Harley, the pan pizza innovator and the king of beers. He runs on music, hockey and coffee.
Meredith DeSanti - Vice President
Seventeen years as PR nerd, agency goofball and issues management expert. Traveled the world for over a decade repping cafes that rock, launched a sky-high career milestone from atop Sin City’s tallest thrill-seeking attraction. Dished about life over Hamburger Helper with country music’s most “Humble and Kind” artist. The only tone-deaf, instrumentally and musically challenged person to riff with one of the world’s top guitar brands. Passionate philanthropist who refuses to share her gummy watermelons with her children.
Andrew Testa - Vice President
Thirteen-year resident tech and corporate comms expert, only agency APR and VP most likely to match his sneakers to his shirt. Globetrotters from Harlem, trading cards that are topps and wrap made from bubbles, Testa (Testa, never Andrew) has agency success for top brands and in-house chops for America’s most reliable network checked off on his resume. Consumes as much Twitter content daily as he does gummy candies. Baseball aficionado, lifetime Seton Hall Pirate and agency voice of reason.
Michael Scicolone - Senior Social Strategist
Former PR-pro turned Social Savant and Web Wizard with more than 14 years of professional experience. Worked on everything from everyone’s favorite marshmallow bird to really old wood. Developed social ecosystems from the ground up with integration across all platforms – aka created a few Facebook, Instagram and Google My Business accounts. A digital dork that enjoys looking at web stats – more than a normal person should. Professional photographer and videographer who has captured everything from weddings and headshots to a gender reveal lasagna.
Jill Flanagan - Account Supervisor
Seasoned consumer PR pro who runs on coffee and great media coverage. From boats to retail to everything including the kitchen sink, she delivers out of the box ideas that get media buzzing. Jersey Shore-bred (it’s pork roll, not Taylor Ham) with a brief detour in Maryland for college (Go Ravens!). Mostly a health and wellness enthusiast, Jill makes an exception for a once-a-week pizza habit and an annual Valentine’s Day date to a certain burger chain maintained by 5 gentlemen.
Michelle Pantina - Account Supervisor
A decade of consumer PR experience, newsjacking is her jam. A creative, media relations maven, she crafted a bouquet out of pizza, birthed the first ever gender reveal lasagna and made an entire town royal. A firm believer that anything can be fixed with a mani/pedi. Barefoot Contessa wannabe and harnesses her multi-tasking skills to manage multiple crochet projects at once. A dancer and yogi who is fueled by Springsteen, beach days and cheese.
Ali Krueger - Account Supervisor
Food and beverage PR wiz, unfortunate Devils fan and reigning office Halloween costume champ. From cocktails that are for skinny girls to chocolate frosted donuts that make life a little sweeter, she has stocked the fridges of top national media outlets. When not slaying media coverage, she travels the state in search of the best ice cream and gluten free pancakes.