Our purpose is to use our innovation and imagination to inspire people to come to know and trust the organizations we work with.

Our Capabilities

We combine more than two decades of award-winning years of expertise serving blue-chip and breakout clients with forward-thinking new service offerings and the freshness of a start-up.


Our Approach

We have a relentless focus on what’s next and what’s best for our clients, resulting in highly strategic programs, innovative service offerings, and desired results.While we take our clients’ business – and our own business – very seriously, we don’t take ourselves seriously at all.

Our Experience

From financial and professional services to consumer and B2B industrial, we constantly challenge conventional wisdom, and leverage our innovation and imagination…resulting in creative work and successful clients.

Our Team

Meet some of our team. We work hard, play hard and infuse a sense of curiosity into everything we do.

Amanda Roston

Vice President, Influencer Marketing Lead

Ann Barlow

Partner, President West Coast, Managing Director Employee Engagement

Carly Sylvester

Sr. Account Executive

Corey Law

Account Executive

Courtney Ellul

Sr. Vice President

Daniel Salazar

Data Scientist

David Jolly

Project Manager

Elise Vue

Sr. Account Executive

Hannah Robbins


Jackie Kolek

Partner, GM New York

Jacqueline Walpole

Vice President

Janine Savarese

Sr. Vice President

Katie Skelly

Account Executive

Kelsey Thompson

Associate Vice President

Kimberly Weston


Laura West Ph.D.

Associate Vice President, Analytics

Lindsey Dunahoo

Account Executive, Social Media

Maggie O'Neill

Partner, Chief Client Officer

Mari Abe

Sr. Vice President

Matthew Conroy

Vice President, Media Strategy

Matthew Luzuriaga

Associate Vice President

Matthew Purdue

Sr. Vice President, Content

Melissa Vigue

Sr. Vice President

Paul Merchan

Vice President

Rob Duda

Sr. Vice President, Automotive + Transportation Strategist

Sarayi Hatendi

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Shannon Thornton

Sr. Account Executive

Steve Cody

Founder / CEO

Tara Lilien

Chief Talent Officer

Trisha Bruynell

Vice President

Our Awards

Our work is rewarding on its own. Be we still get excited when industry peers recognize and appreciate what makes Peppercomm exceptional. Our entrepreneurial, innovative environment, combined with our team of professionals who inspire, make Peppercomm one of the best places to work.

2016 Bulldog Stars of PR Awards

Mid-sized Agency of the Year (Gold)

2016 Holmes Report

North America Corporate/B2B Agency of the Year

2016 Best Small and Medium Workplaces, Fortune and Great Place to Work

Peppercomm named #23 out of 50

2015 PRSA Big Apple Awards

Missing the Mark: Global Content Survey of Brand Marketers and their B2B Audiences

2015 PR News

Top Places to Work

2014 PR News Platinum

Top Places to Work in PR

2014 Hedgeweek Global Awards

Best North American Public Relations Firm

2013 PR News PR Agency Elite

Integrated Communications - Peppercomm

2013 PR News PR Agency Elite

Integrated Communications - Tyco

2013 PRSA Silver Anvil

The Power of One – One Tyco, One Integrated Global Campaign, One Strong Result

2013 Gold SABRE Awards

Corporate Media Relations, Steelcase - “100 Dreams. 100 Minds. 100 Years. The Steelcase

2012 Bulldog Stars of PR, Communication Excellence

Midsize Agency of the Year under $20,000,000 to Peppercomm for The Peppercomm Experience

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