Lyndsey Cooper has a wealth of experience in the lifestyle, entertainment hospitality and real estate arenas. She is comfortable in all milieus and her great strength is aligning clients with the most suitable publicity campaigns. Lyndsey recently relocated to Miami from New York City where she accepted the position as public relations director at Ocean Drive magazine. There she managed all media efforts on a local and national level including event, photo shoot and launch coverage as well as event coordination such as managing guest list and celebrity attendance.
Prior to moving to Miami, Lyndsey was a vice president at Rubenstein PR, one of the most successful public relations firms worldwide. At Rubenstein, Lyndsey specialized in rapid-response publicity for highly visible clients such as Donald Trump’s properties, Halstead Properties, musician and producer Wyclef Jean and Hamptons Retreats.
Prior to Rubenstein, Lyndsey was a partner at Whisper PR, a boutique public relations firm where she launched lifestyle and fashion newcomers, garnered formidable media coverage, developed and maintained a staff of eight and acquired new business.
Lyndsey began her career in special events and immediately transitioned into publicity where she became in-house public relations representative for UltraStar, an internet service company that specializes in major entertainment and sports clients such as David Bowie and the Yankees online. Lyndsey decided to try her hand in fashion publicity and accepted a job as in-house public relations coordinator for high-end designer, Catherine Malandrino working with the press and stylists. She is a graduate from the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Chad Fabrikant is an accomplished public relations, marketing and management entrepreneur with almost a decade of experience in the public relations and talent management industries in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. As a partner in Carma Public Relations and Marketing, Chad Fabrikant oversees the largest and most active public relations and marketing agency in South Florida. Since launching in October 2009, Chad has become a market leader, and a go-to source for top national, and international media focusing on the South Florida market. Prior to starting Carma PR, Chad was an Associate Vice President at Rubenstein Public Relations in New York City. A graduate of the University of Miami with a degree in theater production and music business and an MBA with a specialization in Entrepreneurship from Nova Southeastern University, Chad Fabrikant now publicizes South Florida’s top venues including Delano, Soho House, Shore Club, Prime One Twelve, Mondrian, W Fort Lauderdale, and Gerber Group.
Chad Fabrikant began his career in the public relations and marketing industry while in college, interning at The Publicity Office, working on the media campaigns for Phantom of The Opera, Follies, Les Miserables, among others. Immediately after graduating he began in New York City as an assistant with Abrams Artists Agency’s commercial division. After a short time there, he moved to Talentworks in New York City and then to Talentworks Los Angeles. As an associate agent Chad worked personally with several major artists assisting them with their careers. High profile events publicized under Chad’s direction have included: Trump Fort Lauderdale launch, 2006-2010 New Years Eve parties at Shore Club, and the launch of Mondrian South Beach. While at Rubenstein Public Relations in New York Chad worked on many high profile projects including Trump Soho, Don King Productions, and the 2008 Conde Nast Media Group: Keep A Child Alive Black Ball Concert featuring Alicia Keys, Bono, Gwen Stefani, and Sheryl Crow.
In addition to Chad’s high paced entertainment and hospitality work, he volunteers with the University of Miami’s Launch Pad program for young entrepreneurs and mentors adopted/foster college students with the Jafco Organization of South Florida