AMY LEVY / PRESIDENT
With an unparalleled track record of delivering strategic, results-oriented campaigns for her clients, Amy Levy is one of the leading public relations professionals in the marketing industry.
Prior to founding Amy Levy PR in 2002, she spent five years as Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). There she directed all media relations for the organization’s programs in the West. She was also the entertainment industry liaison for ADL’s thirty-one regional offices. And it was there that she fell in love with the challenging and fast-paced world of crisis communications.
Her marketing career began at D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, the New York advertising agency where she represented pharmaceutical companies doing direct-to-consumer campaigns. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Barney School of Business at the University of Hartford.
Amy lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter and supports organizations that celebrate diversity, the visual and performing arts, public education and celiac awareness.
SOPHIA PALIOV / ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR
Sophia Paliov has more than twenty-five years of public relations management and event planning experience with companies spanning the food and beverage, luxury hospitality and wellness industries.
Sophia has helped lead campaigns for lifestyle, food and beverage and hospitality brands including: St. Regis Monarch, Katsuya Restaurant, La Mer Skin Care, Dr. Steven Gundry, BOA Restaurants, Platinum Patron, Gallo of Sonoma, Moraga Wine, Wynn Hotel Las Vegas, and Bacara Resort and Spa.
Over the past six years, Sophia has helped bring national attention to Amy Levy Public Relations’ clients including Gem City Fine Foods, Wine Chips, Allie’s GF Goodies Homemade Gluten-Free Goodness, Rx Canna Care, Proper Rx, Partners Crackers, Zouz Foods and Bagel+Slice among others. She boasts a well-developed palate, has sophisticated taste and a genuine love of entertaining.