Senior Team

MARK POGACHEFSKY

President

Mark has spent his career as a champion of independent film and filmmakers, working on the festival, release and awards campaigns of some of the most acclaimed movies of the past 35 years. He has also provided personal and corporate representation to many directors, screenwriters, production companies and distributors. Mark has served on the board of Outfest and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

SYLVIA DESROCHERS

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

During her 20 year career Sylvia has worked with lauded filmmakers on countless theatrical and awards campaigns and launched films at every major festival. She also has a roster of top tier corporate clients in the storytelling space. In 2019, she shut down her agency of 11 years, Big Time PR, and joined MPRM. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

CAITLIN MCGEE

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Caitlin, who joined the agency in 2007, leads publicity efforts for numerous clients across television, streaming, and home entertainment. She develops and executes strategic publicity campaigns for a broad range of clients including major studios, networks and streamers as well as independent producers, to help them engage with their audiences. She also leads the television awards team, overseeing both FYC campaigns and submissions. She is a member of the Television Academy.

NATALIE YALLOUZ

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Natalie, who’s been with MPRM for over 10 years, spearheads publicity efforts for the company’s corporate, digital media, audio entertainment and technology clients. From start-ups to established brands, she works on a wide range of clients with a focus on elevating their businesses and leadership teams through strategic communication plans and thought leadership campaigns. She also leads publicity efforts on behalf of the company’s consumer products gift guide campaigns.

LISA BUSTAMANTE

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Lisa oversees and manages publicity campaigns for the agency’s television, digital and events clients. She has been with MPRM for over a decade and spearheads robust consumer campaigns for numerous networks, streaming services as well as editorial awards campaigns. In addition, Lisa is also a team member in MPRM’s Hispanic division – HOLA! – where she has worked on film and television campaigns. Lisa has been a Television Academy member for several years.

JACKI ST. THOMAS

SUPERVISOR

​With a passion for creative, thought provoking films, Jacki has a strong background working with independent titles. As an Account Supervisor at MPRM, she leads traditional PR campaigns for films in all stages – from unit publicity and festival runs to theatrical and VOD release campaigns. Jacki is especially adept at festival publicity and has run the PR departments for film festivals both in the US and Canada.

TIFFANY WAGNER

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Tiffany brings over 20 years of experience in the entertainment space. Her focus is on corporate communications where she develops, leads and supports strategic publicity campaigns for a roster of clients across production companies, financiers, institutions and award shows.

RACHEL McCALLISTER

FORMER chair/co-founder

Rachel was focused on helping MPRM’s clients craft and tell their stories. She launched broadcast and cable networks, streaming platforms, digital media companies and iconic television series in addition to technologies that have transformed the creation and distribution of entertainment. Rachel was awarded the Publicists Guild's Les Mason Award for outstanding individual achievement and served as a Governor of the Television Academy and Americas Regional Chair of PROI Worldwide.