About

Founded by Robbin Mangano, R Public Relations (RPR) is a Boston and New York-based public relations, social media and digital marketing firm. With our team's knowledge of digital marketing expertise, our relationships with both media and social media influencers, and our passion to help businesses grow, we are constantly striving to deliver successful programs that meet each client's goals.  

With a fresh, savvy approach to modern media and social media channels, we create strategies for brands and talent to connect to their target consumers. We specialize in public relations, social media marketing, content creation, influencer relaetions, and event marketing. 

Robbin MANGANO
FOUNDer

 

 

An experienced public relations, social media and marketing professional with a passion for story-telling, Robbin Mangano co-founded RPR in 2016. 

As a savvy and effective publicist and social media strategist, Robbin has a proven track record for bringing a client's story to life, building buzz and delivering results. Her strength in cultivating media relationship has enabled Robbin to secure media exposure for clients in top tier outlets nationwide, including the Associated Press, The Boston GlobeThe Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, NBC's TODAY show, Food & Wine, Hallmark's Home & Family, MarketWatch, People.comand Men's Journal

Robbin has expertise working with a diversified portfolio across media, entertainment, retail and hospitality, as well as both regional and national brands. She honed her skills managing publicity for several NBC and CBS daytime television shows. While in New York City, she coordinated one of her biggest career events thus far; a one-hour live episode taping in the middle of Times Square, jumbotrons included. Robbin eventually made her way to the west coast, building a reputation as a passionate advocate for Southern California's growing restaurant and hospitality community. In time, she oversaw dozens of clients accounts, including several award-winning restaurants and Michelin-starred chefs.

Now stationed in Boston, Robbin has found herself immersed in the region's growing business community and simultaneously, developing her relationships with the city's top social influencers. Her primary focus is making sure that your brand receives the exposure it deserves.

Follow Robbin on Instagram at @RobbinMangano.

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ALYSSA HILLER
ACCOUNT MANAGER

 

Alyssa Hiller is a driven professional with eight years of agency and in-house marketing, public relations and digital media experience on behalf of well-known brands. With a strong understanding of the everchanging media space, Alyssa has a proven track record securing positive coverage for clients, including ABC’s Good Morning America, The Boston Globe, Food & Wine, People, and FastCompany.com.

Previously, Alyssa was the sole marketing manager for the largest convention hotel in New England, handling all branding, traditional media and digital activations – seven days a week, 24-hours a day! While there, she forged strong relationships with the city’s top influencers and photographers, collaborating on first-of-their kind events that drove buzz and awareness throughout Boston. She has a direct understanding of the unique hotel environment and maintains relationships within Boston’s hospitality industry.

Alyssa started her career in Boston five years ago, managing mostly food, beverage and lifestyle accounts at a marketing agency. There, she developed a knack for coming up with creative, innovative solutions that strategically aligned with clients’ objectives. Most notably, she helped to secure an international confectionery brand as the “Official Chocolate Sponsor” of the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, and oversaw its presence on-site. Alyssa also spearheaded several opportunistic campaigns and tactics based on real-time occurrences.

Prior to Boston, Alyssa attended graduated school at New York University and simultaneously worked for a public relations agency, developing and executing high-profile events throughout the city, and securing strong, top-tier media coverage. Clients included New Year’s Eve in Times Square featuring Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber, the week-long TriBeCa Film Festival, and several international movie premieres, such as The Hunger Games and Skyfall.

On a personal note, Alyssa lives with her husband and three legged rescue dog, Ace. She has a passion for travel and is a huge “foodie,” with her most significant memories based around meals. From street meat stalls in Chiang Mai, Thailand, to a Chef’s Table-featured, 16-course dining experience in Lima, Peru, she has no food boundaries.

Alyssa’s amateur photography and passion for Boston was recently featured within The Boston Globe. Follow her on Instagram at @thebeaconhiller.

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HAYDEN COHEN
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

 

Hayden Cohen joined the RPR team in 2017 as an Account Coordinator, eventually growing into an Account Executive position. With a background in public relations, influencer marketing and social media consulting, he has a passion for creating meaningful content and bridging the gap between brands and the people who follow them. He has a prominent social media following on Instagram and enjoys writing about his lifestyle and travels on his blog, Lots of Hayderz.

When not on his phone, which is rare, Hayden enjoys spending time with his family and friends, trying new restaurants and anything related to pop culture or reality television. If you didn't keep up with the Kardashians or Real Housewives this week, chances are Hayden can give you the full rundown.

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BRIAN PU RUIZ
CREATIVE ASSOCIATE

 

As a creative associate at RPR, Brian uses his content creation marketing experience to help drive a presence for businesses on social media. He has shown his success by working with businesses such as Olives & Grace, Harvard Gardens and JC Consulting. Through high quality photography and videography, he has built his own social media following on Instagram, and enjoys creating meaningful content for his audience. 

You might have seen Brian’s work on the cover of Boston Common Magazine (no big deal, right?). He was also named one of the “10 Emerging Boston Photographers You Should Know” by the Culture Trip. Though, when he isn’t exploring the city with his camera, he doing all social media and content related for the RPR clients. 

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JULIE DOWNING
DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN  

 

 

Julie Downing is a rising senior at Syracuse University. With a background in strategic advertising and psychology, she is passionate about helping brands reach their audiences in new and effective ways. She has a particular interest in rising technology and new media landscapes.

On a personal note, Julie enjoys writing and traveling, and has a full blown coffee obsession. She can always be found trying out a new cafe, spending time with friends, or watching YouTube videos, sometimes all at the same time. Post-graduation, Julie plans to build a career an Account Management, working with clients to enhance and promote their brands.