Brian Hart
Founder & President

As founder and president of Flackable, Brian Hart is committed to helping clients reach a new level of growth by emboldening them with superior communications counsel and services. He is accountable for the planning, development and execution of goal-driven public relations campaigns for clients in financial and professional 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. He was honored as one of the Lehigh Valley Business Forty Under 40 in 2016, and in 2015 he was recognized by Adweek and his peers as one of the PR industry’s 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, first in corporate retirement sales and later 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.

Certifications: Inbound Marketing Certification, HubSpot; Social Media Marketing Certification, Hootsuite Media Inc.

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Kelly Holcombe
Account Executive

Kelly Holcombe is an account executive at Flackable. In her role, Kelly delivers results-driven campaigns through securing high-profile media placements and digital content development. Her work in establishing clients as industry voices has landed coverage in Bloomberg, MONEY Magazine, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Advisor IQ, InvestmentNews and other local and national outlets. Her creativity and dedication has secured clients opportunities that include broadcast segments, contributing writer roles and profile features.

Kelly is a University of South Carolina graduate where she received her B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications with a major in public relations and a minor in sport and entertainment management. Prior to joining Flackable, Kelly completed internships with the Philadelphia Flyers, Madison Square Garden and the University of South Carolina Athletic Department. During her time in school, Kelly was an active member of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).

Certifications: Social Media Marketing Certification, Hootsuite Media Inc.

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Kaitlyn Smith
Account Executive

Kaitlyn Smith is an account executive at Flackable. In her role, Kaitlyn is committed to positioning clients as industry thought leaders through high-profile media placements and digital content development. Her relationships with national consumer press and financial trades have landed coverage in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, The Hill, Financial Advisor IQ, PLANADVISER Magazine and more. Her diverse skill-set and innovative approaches to content development and digital strategy have secured clients contributing writer roles and profile features.

Kaitlyn is a Drexel University graduate, where she received her B.A. in corporate and public relations with minors in both global studies and photography. Prior to joining Flackable, Kaitlyn completed internships with Tom Ford, Philadelphia Magazine, Rebecca Taylor, Bottega Veneta, and Estée Lauder. During her time in school, Kaitlyn was an InternQueen Campus Ambassador and a writing tutor at the Drexel University Writing Center.

Certifications: Business Writing and Publishing, Drexel University; Luxury Brand Management, École Supérieure de Commerce Extérieur à Paris

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Binh Nguyen
Account Coordinator

Binh Nguyen is an account coordinator at Flackable. In her role, she is responsible for executing public relations and digital marketing campaigns on behalf of Flackable's growing client base. Binh previously completed a marketing internship with Flackable where she supported many of the agency's marketing initiatives including the launch of financial advisor media channel AdvisorAdvertising. As an intern, she was also able to get placements from top-tier publications, including PR Daily. Prior to returning to Flackable as an account coordinator, Binh completed an agency internship with Tierney, a communications agency in Philadelphia.

Binh is a Temple University graduate, where she received her B.A. in public relations from the Lew Klein College of Media and Communication. During her time in school, she was a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). She established herself as a dynamic leader by serving as vice president of external affairs for the Temple Student Government, while also being an on-camera personality for MyNewPhilly and, where she covers news and social events in the Philadelphia area.

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Maria Alcoke
Senior Web Designer

As the agency's senior web designer, Maria 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 on 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 & Web Development roles in both in-house and agency settings.

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Ellen Binkley
Finance Manager

Ellen Binkley is the finance manager at Flackable. She is responsible for payroll management, benefit administration, 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. Prior to joining Flackable, she served as a payroll specialist at the Berks County Intermediate Unit.

Ellen is a graduate of the Lebanon Valley College where she received her bachelor’s degree in Music Education.

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