Meet Our Team
As founder and president of Flackable, Brian Hart is committed to helping his clients reach new levels of growth by emboldening them with superior communications counsel and services. Under Brian’s leadership, his team routinely lands clients in top news outlets including The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Fox Business, Bloomberg, Forbes, Barron’s, US News & World Report, The Associated Press, Reuters and various industry trade press. His professional recognition includes Irish America Magazine’s 2018 & 2017 Business 100, PR News’ 2017 Rising PR Stars 30 & Under, Lehigh Valley Business’s 2016 Forty Under 40 and Adweek’s 2015 PR Industry 30 Under 30.
Brian is a Temple University graduate with a B.A. in Strategic Communication and a Political Science minor. He began his career at The Beacon Group of Companies, a broad-based financial services firm in Greater Philadelphia, in corporate retirement sales and as a licensed life and health insurance professional. Prior to founding Flackable, Brian represented a number of leading financial services firms at JConnelly, a public relations agency located in New York City and New Jersey. In addition to his work at Flackable, Brian regularly speaks and guest lectures at local universities and is a weekly online columnist for Inc. Magazine.
Certifications: Inbound Marketing Certification, HubSpot; Social Media Marketing Certification, Hootsuite Media Inc.; Advanced Google Analytics Certification, Google Analytics Academy
Binh Nguyen is an account supervisor at Flackable. In her newly-created leadership role, Binh supervises, develops and mentors Flackable’s junior team members. She also plans, executes and leads goal-oriented PR, content and digital marketing campaigns on behalf of her clients, strategically establishing them as industry newsmakers and thought leaders. Binh’s can-do, people-focused attitude has helped her build relationships with media professionals at top national, local and trade publications, which has landed clients coverage in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNBC.com, CNN Business, Reuters, Bloomberg, Kiplinger, Business Insider, Yahoo! Finance and various industry trade press. She was a former member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), and was also part of PRSA’s Philadelphia chapter, which is the fifth largest chapter in the country.
Binh is a Temple University graduate, where she received her B.A. in public relations from the Lew Klein College of Media and Communication. Outside of Flackable, Binh, known in Philadelphia as the Sushi Queen, manages the @Philly_Sushi Instagram account with over 48,000 followers and has been featured on local Fox, ABC and CBS affiliates. She is also a board member of the Temple University Young Alumni Association.
Certifications: Inbound Marketing Certification, HubSpot; Advanced Google Analytics Certification, Google Analytics Academy
Ashley Wolf is an account executive at Flackable. She strategically promotes Flackable’s financial and professional services clients as experts in their respective industries by securing and leveraging high-level media placements and recognition. Some of her top client placements have been in Kiplinger, Chief Executive Magazine, Yahoo! Finance and Financial Planning.
Ashley is a graduate of Temple University where she received her B.A. in Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media. She started her career in broadcast news as an intern at CBS 3 in Philadelphia. Two weeks after graduating college, she was brought back to the newsroom as a production assistant, where she was quickly promoted to an assistant assignment editor role. She worked in local news for nearly six years. Some of her notable roles in the newsroom included assigning reporters and photographers daily to breaking news stories, arranging interviews with various experts and newsmakers, assisting in credential/logistics planning for presidential campaigning events, generating story ideas daily and served as field producer for the Saint Patrick’s Parade from 2012-2015. Ashley also worked during major news events such as Superstorm Sandy, the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia, the DNC in Philadelphia and the 2017 NFL draft.
Certifications: Content Marketing Certification, HubSpot
Andrea Mazzola is an assistant account executive at Flackable where she supports the agency’s public relations campaigns on behalf of clients in financial and professional services. A few of Andrea’s responsibilities include assisting clients on their mission to reach long-term goals, along with developing and distributing original press releases and content and building and maintaining relations with the media, resulting in national and local placements. Some of her client media placements and features include leading national and industry publications such as USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger, U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance Investor’s Business Daily and various trade press.
Prior to joining Flackable, Andrea received her B.A. at Rutgers University located in New Brunswick, New Jersey in three years. Andrea completed a dual degree majoring in English and communication with a specialization in public relations. After completing her degree, Andrea began her career as a consultant at Johnson & Johnson in the communication administrator role. Outside of Flackable, Andrea is a gentle vinyasa yoga instructor teaching at studios including Seeds of Love Yoga.
Certifications: Content Marketing Certification, HubSpot
Madilyn Grey is an account coordinator at Flackable, where she develops and executes media and digital communications initiatives on behalf of clients in technology, financial and professional service industries. Madilyn drives results-oriented public relations campaigns that work to increase her clients’ brand visibility through media relations, content development, social media and digital strategy. She has coordinated media placements at some of the top U.S. business and finance outlets including CNN Business and The Wall Street Journal.
Prior to joining Flackable, Madilyn was an executive recruiter at Connecticut-based Daversa Partners, one of the nation’s top executive headhunting firms. During her time there, Madilyn managed all of the client and investor relationships for her projects, gaining experience representing clients across several industry groups including healthcare technology, financial technology, social media and enterprise software. She completed her B.A. from Fordham University with a dual degree in Marketing and Communication specializing in Journalism.
As the agency’s senior web designer, Maria Alcoke oversees Flackable’s website and graphic design services. In this role she utilizes over a decade of experience in web design, web development, graphic design, digital video and photography. Additionally, she consults and collaborates with the account team and clients in creative strategy for the agency’s results-driven PR and digital marketing campaigns.
Maria graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.F.A. in Photography and an Interactive Media minor before earning her M.A. in Digital Arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Prior to working with Flackable, she served as a Multimedia Instructor at High Tech High Charter School. She has also held graphics and web development roles in both in-house and agency settings.
Ellen Binkley is the finance manager at Flackable. She is responsible for payroll management, benefit administration, human resources, risk management and bookkeeping for the agency. She utilizes her nearly 30 years of payroll and other fiscal experience to support Flackable’s growing team. Additionally, she aids in the onboarding and orientation process of new hires and seasonal interns.
Ellen is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College where she received her bachelor’s degree in Music Education. Prior to joining Flackable, she served as a payroll specialist at the Berks county Intermediate Unit.