Four Coyne PR Practitioners Named 2019 Jersey’s Best Marcom Professionals Under 40

Mackiel Gory, Seifert, Triana and Zakrzewski to be Honored as Inductees

Coyne Public Relations is proud to announce that four of its team members will be inducted into the 2019 class of Jersey’s Best Marketing and Communication Professionals Under 40, by the New Jersey Advertising Club.

The Jersey’s Best Awards honor professionals who impact their respective fields and company, exhibit qualities such as leadership, career progress, community involvement and achieving recognition from their peers, the public and their employers.

“As an agency, we are extremely proud to have four inductees in the 2019 class of Jersey’s Best,” said Tom Coyne, CEO. “Our four inductees have proven themselves to be incredible leaders and each play a vital role within our firm.”

The agency’s 2019 inductees include:

  • Lauren Mackiel Gory: As vice president, Lauren works in the consumer lifestyle practice at Coyne PR, overseeing the Travel & Tourism division. She has had the opportunity to work with some of the industry’s best destinations and hospitality leaders. Over the last 15 years, Lauren has developed and spearheaded national campaigns, brand launches, press events, thought leadership and unique media and consumer moments that consistently land her clients in top-tier media. She regularly handles crisis management and provides strategic counsel and creative insight that push results beyond the client’s expectations.
  • Katie Seifert: Katie Seifert is a vice president at Coyne PR and oversees the day-to-day activities for the agency’s trade show and consumer technology accounts, supporting Casio, IMAX, National Hardware Show, and more. With more than a decade of experience in the industry working with brands big and small, Katie is a media and events specialist. On the technology front, she has supported dozens of major launches throughout her career including most recently the unveiling of Casio’s Smart Outdoor Watch at CES, as well as the launch of IMAX’s flagship VR Experience Centre in Los Angeles.
  • Armando Triana: As Director of Social Media, Armando oversees efforts across the agency’s verticals and is the lead social media voice. He’s passionate about leveraging the power of social media to create impactful initiatives for his clients. Part strategist, part creative, Armando brings the right mix of social media and content marketing expertise for Coyne’s roster of leading brands, including Just Born Inc., L’Oreal, Bayer, Pfizer, SUEZ, Eggland’s Best, Perrigo Nutritionals, Bimbo Bakeries, the Cayman Islands, and more.
  • Paul Zakrzewski: As a tenured senior art director for the Coyne PR Studio, Paul has made himself an integral member of the agency’s creative services and production group. Paul is a dynamic, self-motivated individual, a creative and strategic thinker who has deep empathy for people and a passion for creating purposeful work. Paul oversees and inspires a team of designers, animators and photographers in the conceptualization and creation of award-winning, engaging content experiences. He has a broad awareness of trends in pop culture and how they relate to his work and the agency as a whole. His multi-faceted skillset, meticulous eye for detail and adding a piece of heart and soul to his work has helped him become the agency’s expert art director, designer, illustrator and animator.

All honorees will be presented their personalized 2019 award at the Jersey’s Best Celebration from 5:30-8:30 pm on April 25, 2018 at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Berkeley Heights, NJ. For more information about this year’s inductees, please visit the NJ Ad Club website.

NJAdClub’s mission is to shine a light on all the great work being done by every discipline in the advertising community throughout New Jersey. What do they mean by advertising? they mean all disciplines within advertising agencies, PR, media (sales, buying and planning), branding, marketing departments, digital, social, designers, photographers, illustrators, writers, printing, publishing, etc.… as well as aspiring professionals.

As one of the Top 20 Independent PR Firms in the U.S., Coyne PR delivers programs built on a foundation of stand-out creative, integrated thinking and activation capabilities to effectively convey messages across paid, earned, shared and owned channels for its clients. For more information, visit