Hollie Rapello,


Hollie is co-founder of Raven Public Relations, and brings 20 years of ad industry PR experience to her work. She’s held executive roles at some of the best-known agencies in the business, from Y&R to MullenLowe and Digitas.

A former agency new business lead, Hollie understands the RFP process, and brings that knowledge to bear in her PR work. A Tennessee native and New York expat, she was the first to ask “what if we started a PR firm for agencies here in Nashville.” The rest is history.

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Matt Van Hoven, Co-Founder

Matt’s career began as a reporter, and later an editor, at AgencySpy, which he grew from a fledgling blog into a daily must-read. Following his tenure, the site was purchased by Adweek. He’s sorry for any pain he may have caused. Mashable, Buzzfeed and Digiday have published his stories.

Following that he became a content and comms specialist, leading communications outreach as PR director for MDC's Skinny and a partnership between VaynerMedia and Buzzfeed before moving to Nashville to start Raven.

Caitlin Bradley,

Account Director

Raven’s first full-time hire, Caitlin joined the agency after working for five years as an advertising account executive. She knows the agency business inside and out, having worked on a number of national brands, activating their consumer bases. Caitlin manages the day to day here at Raven.


Colin Burke,

Paid Digital Strategist

Colin is an experienced planner and buyer with a forte in digital media. Coming from the agency world, Colin led media strategy across all channels for both B2C and B2B national brands. He heads up paid media strategy and activation for Raven, managing innovative campaigns that satisfy client objectives.

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Lisa Maskey,

Senior Account Executive

Lisa started her career in the United States Air Force where she was a medical specialist working in emergency situations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Needless to say, she's great under pressure. Following her military service Lisa switched career paths, obtaining an MA in Public Relations. Before joining Raven, Lisa led all PR needs for Crye-Leike realtors.

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Austin Konkle, Intern

Austin, a senior at Vanderbilt University, is a bit of an overachiever (and we love him for it). He’s a great writer, and knows digital campaign management. He’s a Student Government Senator, a Campus Tour Guide, the Community Engagement Chair on Experience Vanderbilt’s Executive Board, among other things. Austin is also heading up “Hello My Name Is…” an anti-label and anti-stereotyping campaign in partnership with Vanderbilt, which has won recognition for its advances in social activism.