Meet The PR Team

Discover The Palm Beaches' Public Relations and Communications Team is pleased to assist media representatives and independent writers with a variety of services. Here in the Media Room, one may access current media releasesdestination facts, and request forms for future media visits.

The Communications Team is also pleased to assist local and South Florida media with tourism related research and stories. This includes communicating the DTPB's messages, goals, tourism marketing activities and achievements through the distribution of media alerts, media releases, social media, assistance with opinion/editorial pieces and media interviews.
Group media destination review programs and individual media visits are available for qualifying media. To request assistance with a future destination review media visit, please click here for a media visit request form.

For b-roll and destination images please visit our media library at

Discover The Palm Beaches Team

Ashley Svarney, Director of Public Relations & Communications
Email: Ashley Svarney
Angela Ledford, Manager of Public Relations & Communications
Email: Angela Ledford
Veronica Arrieta, Manager of International Public Relations & Communications
Email: Veronica Arrieta

PR Agency Contacts

US and Canada: Development Counsellors International

Kayla Lynskey, Senior Account Executive:
Email: Kayla Lynskey

Michelle Bamford, Director
Email: Michelle Bamford

UK: Hills Balfour

Louise Russell-Pavier, PR Senior Account Manager:
Email: Louise Russell-Pavier
+44 (0)207 593 1700

Brazillian Representation:

Tomás Penna, Descubra Palm Beaches
Email: [email protected]
+55 11 3522-8297 - ext. 109

Advertising Inquiries:

Agency of Record: &Barr
Rebekah Bouch, Account Executive
Email: Rebekah Bouch