Shawna Presley Vercher
Executive Producer & CEO
Shawna Presley Vercher is an award-winning political media strategist and social justice advocate. She is a widely-acclaimed speaker, recognized for powerfully advancing the conversation on a number of humanitarian issues. Her Top 25 book, A Fearless Voice: How a National Scandal Made Me an Advocate for Building a Better America, has been renowned as an honest and heartbreaking look at our unjust institutions and how we can work together as Americans to improve them.
Shawna entered the national spotlight as the founder of a leading media and crisis management company. She has worked for notable figures and brands such as Fortune 100 companies, award-winning celebrities, and campaigns for President, Governor, and Congress.
Shawna has successfully generated awareness and consensus to pass Federal and state legislation. Her passion is mobilizing people to create positive change, and she is the Executive Producer of Reine Media’s social justice unscripted series scheduled to film in Spring 2021.
Beth R. Grossfeld
Vice President, Branding & Engagement
Beth has extensive experience in the technology, finance, and retail space including multiple projects where she partnered with Fortune 500 industry leaders. Beth’s passion for Children’s Rights and Animal Welfare propelled her into activism, lending her talents to notable non-profits and public service projects with public figures including New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.
Beth provides a level of expertise in marketing, social media, and fundraising that uniquely magnifies the influence and impact of Reine Media in the social justice landscape.
Vice President, Outreach & Operations
Pamela Fink has spent her career cultivating messages and developing processes to raise awareness, and the bottom line, in a variety of industries.
Her diversified resume includes: leading an initiative that included the Attorney General of the State of Connecticut, working with celebrities at Golden Globe events, media training fortune 500 companies for interviews and appearances, coordinating national trade shows, and creating thought leaders by amplifying her clients and co-workers.
Pamela’s passion for education has led her to volunteering for local board positions with non-profits and lending her media training skills to various campaigns at both the town and state levels. She has also led fundraising efforts for breast cancer non-profits focused on hereditary cancer and the BRCA gene.
Her unique way of seeing and managing business situations will ensure both the operations and outreach of Blue Reine have widespread impact while staying true to our core values.
Dr. April Jackson-James
Director of Human Behavior and Psychology
Dr. April Jackson-James is considered one of America’s leading experts in evidence-based treatment programs in the mental health field. A highly-skilled licensed psychologist, April has served as a Director of Mental Health and curriculum development adviser for a number of national and regional organizations.
April’s expertise is leveraged to ensure that campaign communications and issue-based discussion are both effective and sensitive to triggers and cultural differences. April holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Temple University, and completed her post-graduate work at the University of Miami, School of Medicine.
She has worked with a number of legendary organizations and celebrities including universities, national non-profits, and the National Football League. Her decorated background and calming, holistic approach to integrating mind, body, and spirit are what make the messaging and communication for our projects deeply impactful.
Political Strategy Director
Robert Garrison has vast experience in federal, state, county and municipal government, labor relations, public finance, workforce development, political campaigns and campaign finance. He specializes in government relations and issue and grassroots advocacy. Rob has served as a Representative of the National Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET), Director of the Bergen County Department of Planning and Economic Development and as the Executive Director of the Bergen County Improvement Authority.
Rob is a coalition builder who works to ensure that all of the projects Reine Media tackles are approachable and humanized. His efforts maximize the positive results our projects have in each of the communities we enter.
Website Development & Graphic Design
Kelly Graziano is happiest when exploring the intersection of technology and activism. She is a front-end web developer and graphic designer, an elected Delegate to the California Democratic Party and a committed activist.
Since 2016 Kelly has led countywide GOTV efforts, worked on campaigns for local, state and national office, and has authored two resolutions that were passed by the California Democratic Party.
Kelly brings vision, passion and creativity to the Reine Media team, where she builds and shapes the visitors’ experience.
Zach Nall Powell
Video Production Development & Design
Florida Man, the epic superhero who saves us all from boring headlines, just recently finished its festival circuit and is now publicly available on YouTube.
Zach creates powerful stories that build brands & drive conversions. He executes with care, keeping the big picture in mind while paying attention to every detail. Zach ensures that Reine Media’s clients feel heard and supported through every step of production. The result is a story that is unique to your business, with a voice that cuts through the noise.