Entertainment and Sports Section Leadership

Chairs

Hanna Bolte, APR
Chief Builder
Bolte Media
Marina Del Rey, CA

Shawn Warmstein
Vice President
rbb Communications
Cooper City, FL

Immediate Past Chair

Andrew J. McGowan
Clinical Instructor
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Secretary

Rick Markovitz
President
Weissman/Markovitz Communications
Los Angeles, CA

Members At-Large

Katie Hughes
Associate Editor – Social Media
ESPN
Bristol, CT

Marlon LeWinter
CEO & Founder
1981
Delray Beach, FL

Melissa A.E. Sanders
Chief PR Maven/Owner
Tadpole Communications
Atlanta, GA

Rita Tateel
President
The Celebrity Source
Los Angeles, CA

Natalie P. Mikolich
President/Publicist
NPM | PR
Boca Raton, FL

Ann M. Gynn, APR
Consultant & Principal
G Force Communication
Rocky River, OH

Kat Krtnick
connector | convener | communicator
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Janet A. Smith
Senior Director, Brand Communications
The Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena
Atlanta, GA

Marianne Elbertson
Senior Food Defense Analyst
USDA
Washington, DC

Amanda Samaan
President & CEO
Revolver Communications
Irvine, CA

Aniesia Williams
SVP
Allison + Partners
Los Angeles, CA

Mathew Adam Ratner
Associate Director, Sports & Entertainment
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
Miami, FL