Meet PRLab’s Executive Board

Rachel Rubinstein | President of Operations

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2021

Rachel is originally from Los Angeles, California, but has now made Boston her second home. She has experience in medical marketing, fashion pr, and event planning. In the past, Rachel was an account executive and an account supervisor for Ben & Jerry’s at PRLab. Outside of PRLab, Rachel planned Sigma Kappa’s Primary Recruitment events during the Spring 2020 semester as VP of Membership. She also loves traveling and exploring new cultures and cuisines. Some of her favorite trips include Vietnam, the Galapagos Islands, and Spain. In the future, Rachel hopes to continue working in integrated marketing communications, specifically in branding, to develop and maintain the brand’s image, mission, and guidelines that make the brand unique amongst competition.

 

Remy Frohman | President of Client Service

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis |  Class of May 2021

Remy is from Jacksonville, Florida, and chose to attend BU because of the professional opportunities in Boston and the College of Communication. Previously, Remy worked as a summer associate at a small PR firm in Boston, briefly interned at Weber Shandwick’s Sydney office, and most recently spent the summer as the global digital marketplace intern at Converse. Remy is passionate about understanding companies’ core values and helping clients achieve their business goals, which is why she is excited to make the leap from account executive to President of Client Service. After graduation, Remy hopes to pursue a career in global or internal corporate communications. In her free time, Remy can be found listening to podcasts at the beach, working out with friends, or planning her next trip!

Jordan Beaumont | Vice President

B.S. in Communication | Class of May 2021

Jordan was born and raised in a small town in New York. She is a proud first-generation college student who came to Boston to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations. She was previously an Account Executive for PRLab and later became the Director of Writing & Research. She was also the PR Coordinator for Boston University’s chapter of PRSSA, the Public Relations Intern for Louis Sel, and the Social Impact Intern for Entertain Impact. She is passionate about traveling and learning new languages including Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese, and French. In her free time, Jordan likes to explore Boston with friends and bake. After graduation, she plans on pursuing a career in consumer PR.

 

Directors

Danielle Iuliani | Director of Awards

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | Journalism Minor | Class of May 2021

Born and raised in New Jersey, Danielle was drawn to Boston University for its renowned public relations and journalism programs. This summer, Danielle worked on Pfizer’s Conversation Leaders program, a content-sharing platform that emphasizes Pfizer’s role in public health and innovation. Danielle was previously an account executive for PRLab, creating media content for LUX BOX company. She also worked as a social media marketing intern at Metter Media, assisting in content creation, research, and social media campaigns for clients like Microsoft New England. Additionally, Danielle worked for CATALYST.cm as the sole marketer in media relations, content creation, and copywriting. Outside of class, Danielle can be found running along the Charles River or shopping on Newbury street.

Jaliana Griesbach | Director of Research and Writing

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | B.A. in Political Science | Class of May 2022

Originally from rural Wisconsin, Jaliana came to Boston University to be in a bustling city and to learn from the best at the College of Communication. Previously, she worked as a congressional intern at the U.S. House of Representatives and most recently as a membership representative at WBUR. Jaliana is passionate about understanding an organization’s mission and building community relationships. After graduation, she plans on pursuing a career in public affairs. In her free time, Jaliana enjoys taking yoga classes and trying new Boston restaurants with friends.

 

Llariley Coplin | Director of Social Media

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2022

Originally from Bergen County, New Jersey, Llariley loves the hands-on approach that a career in public relations offers. Llariley has had internships focusing on corporate, political, and nonprofit PR – working with clients like Carrington Farms, PanAgora Asset Management, and the Supreme Judicial Court. Through her internships, she has worked on crisis communication, content creation, media outreach, and beyond. Upon graduation, she wants to combine her minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation with the Communication world to provide sustainable impact across industry sectors. When she is not working, you can find her on a hike or reading at the lake.

Michael Zhang | Director of Media Relations

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis |Business Administration Minor | Class of May 2021

Michael was born in Beijing, China, and came to Boston University to pursue his degree in Public Relations. He interned at the U.S. – China Health Summit at Harvard Medical School and served as an Account Executive for PRLab. Michael looks forward to combining his communication expertise, corporate knowledge, and international experience in the field of Health, Business, and Global PR. While not at work, Michael enjoys learning Japanese, trying out different restaurants in Boston, watching soccer games with his friends, and going to live concerts.

Account Supervisors

Somi Kwon | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2021
 
Somi was born in Seoul, South Korea, and spent her middle school and high school life in Southern California. She began her undergraduate journey majoring in Public Relations after getting inspired by her mother who is a PR Director at Communique Co. in South Korea. Her passion for making creative campaigns, branding, and storytelling has driven her to pursue unique opportunities, such as interning under interior designer (Interiors by Jacquin) and BU Forge Lab Designs for local non-profit clients. Having previously worked as a PRLab Account Executive, Somi is ready and excited to take on her role as Account Supervisor. After graduation, she hopes to do in-house brand PR on the East Coast in the field of fashion, beauty, technology, or entertainment that explores a creative side of public relations. In her free time, Somi enjoys looking at fashion trends, photographing urban environments, exploring Boston, and painting.

Filippo Gallian | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | Marine Science and Earth and Environmental Science Minor | Class of May 2022

Filippo was born and raised in Miami Beach, Florida with family roots from Northern Italy. He came to Boston University to study marine science but switched his major to public relations in hopes that one day he can become a communicator in the sustainability sector. He interned as a communications specialist at an Italian design firm, Pininfarina, during which he solidified his passion for public relations. Since Fall 2020, Filippo served as an account executive for PRLab where he worked with a team to increase brand awareness for sustainable marketplace Lochtree. When not in class, you can find Filippo making house music and playing basketball.

Danielle Padilla | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2021

Originally from Los Angeles, California, Danielle moved to Boston when she transferred to BU for the Fall 2019 term. She is a senior at the College of Communication studying Public Relations and has over three years of communications experience working in the field of higher education. After graduation, she aspires to work in the social impact sector or for an international relief organization. Outside of class, Danielle enjoys doing photography — she’s even had one of her photos displayed at The Getty Center in Los Angeles. 

Hailey McCloskey | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2021

Born and raised in Rockland County, New York, Hailey transferred to BU at the beginning of her sophomore year. Since then, she has pursued a Public Relations Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Political Science. Hailey is a new member of PRLab for Fall 2020, jumping straight into her Account Supervisor position. She is also the Vice President of Scholarship for her sorority, Alpha Epsilon Phi. Through her internships, Hailey has worked with clients like Tony Hawk, National Theater Live, and most recently with telecommunications mogul Sprint in the summer of 2020. Upon graduation, Hailey hopes to embark on a career in tech PR or political PR, or maybe both!

Jenna LaBorde | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Psychology | Public Relations Minor | Class of May 2021

Jenna LaBorde is a senior at Boston University, from Jacksonville, Florida. Jenna is majoring in psychology and minoring in Public Relations. She previously served as an Account Executive for UmpScores within PRLab at Boston University. She currently serves as an Athletic Communications Intern for BU Athletics, where she found her passion for athletic communications, particularly hockey. Outside of class and work, Jenna enjoys spending time with her rescue dogs and cheering on her favorite team, the Jacksonville Jaguars.

 

Giselle Goodwin Mehta | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communications | Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2022

Giselle is a junior at Boston University pursuing a degree in Public Relations. After working as an Account Executive for the Secure AI Labs account in the Fall 2020 semester, Giselle is extremely excited for the opportunity to dive into her Account Supervisor position this spring and gain experience in client service, relationship management, and leadership. Through her internships, Giselle has worked with exciting clients like Hilton Hotels and BMW. Having lived in five countries throughout her life, she hopes to bring her unique intercultural perspective, world knowledge, and communications expertise to the field of technology, health, or global public relations. Outside of her academics and career, Giselle enjoys writing, learning Hindi, and making Tik Toks!

 

Isabelle Fama | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communications | Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2022

Isabelle Fama is a junior pursuing a B.S. in Communication with a focus in Public Relations. Spring 2020 is her first semester as a member of PRLab, and she is excited to jump into the position of account supervisor. Isabelle is passionate about branding, writing, and social media marketing. She has worked as a copywriting intern and a social media manager, and is eager to broaden her experience to the agency level. Following her May 2022 graduation, Isabelle aims to work in an industry setting and focus on amplifying the voices of organizations that she believes in. Outside of work, Isabelle can be found performing with the Boston University Dance Team and watching reality TV with her friends.

 

Naomi Lee | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communications | Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2021

Naomi is from Orange County, California, and had decided Boston University would be the perfect place for unlimited PR opportunities, as well as a change of scenery. Naomi combines an academic background in communications with professional experience in international business to pursue a career in corporate communications and PR, or fashion PR. She has had experience in the logistics and import/export industries. Outside of PRLab, Naomi is also actively involved in a professional business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi. As far as personal interests go, Naomi has grown up playing tennis, and also loves shopping and streetwear. She enjoys her downtime, by watching her favorite TV shows or relaxing at a cafe with friends.

 

Maria Fernandes | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2021

Maria is originally from Portugal but moved to Brazil when she was eight years old. She came to Boston University to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and is excited to be a PRLab Account Supervisor this semester. At BU, Maria acts as Vice President of the university’s PRSSA chapter and has previously held marketing and PR internships at Unilever and Marks & Spencer. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, playing the piano, cooking, and exploring Boston.

 

Lisa Huang | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | B.A. in Economics | Business Administration Minor | Class of May 2022

Lisa is from Beijing, China, and came to Boston University to pursue a dual degree in Public Relations and Economics. Previously, Lisa has worked as a Communications Intern at Copyright Alliance, an Account Executive at PRLab with Secure AI Labs, and a Student Assistant at BU Alumni & Friends. She is currently serving as a Marketing Communications Intern at BU Public Relations, Statistics Teaching Assistant at Questrom School of Business, and Ambassador at BU Board of International Student Association. Lisa loves public speaking, and she has made a speech titled “Start to Ask” in the opening session of BU Orientation 2019 for freshmen and their parents. She has played the flute for 11 years and was a flute player at BU Concert Band, Scarlet Band, and Pep Band.

 

Anushka Singh | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communication | Public Relations Emphasis | Business Administration Minor | Class of May 2021

Hailing from Mumbai (India), Anushka is a senior at Boston University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in business administration. In the past, She has had work experience in the technology and non-profit industry, through which she was able to strengthen my analytical and interpersonal skills. Anushka is drawn to PR as she sees it as a dynamic, versatile industry with room to learn and build long-lasting relationships. She is passionate about reading, writing, traveling, and volunteering! When Anushka is not working, she could be found by the Charles River or on Newbury St! 

 

Audrey Martin | Account Supervisor

B.S. in Communications | Journalism and Public Relations Emphasis | Class of May 2022

Audrey is a third-year student at Boston University studying journalism and public relations. Audrey has worked at a variety of both communications and news organizations where she has honed her skills as a writer and communicator. She previously worked for an environmental non-profit organization in Boston as well as a number of newspapers including BU’s own Daily Free Press. Audrey was previously an account executive for PRLab where she worked on media outreach for Lochtree, a Boston-based online retailer. Audrey hopes to someday do public relations work for a company with a cause that she believes in. Outside of class, Audrey is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with her two golden doodles.