MEET Our Team

Our team combines Seasoned PR Specialists with New Media Marketing Experts to create newsworthy
ideas and holistic messages designed to connect with today's audience and deliver real results.

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CINDY RICCIO

PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER

Cindy Riccio opened the doors to CRC after a longstanding range of experience developing and executing award-winning public relations programs for leading Fortune 500 companies and agencies. She is an avid news connoisseur with a passion for storytelling and is proud to have worked with some of the world’s most stellar brands.

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ZEBA RASHID

VICE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR OF INFLUENCER MARKETING

Zeba Rashid is a seasoned consumer lifestyle marketing communications executive with strong fashion, lifestyle and accessory experience along with outstanding celebrity and influencer relationships.

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VANESSA JESWANI

DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER

Vanessa has a decade of experience managing digital marketing and analytics for a diverse range of Forbes 100 and startup brands (both agency and in-house). She has launched and optimized a variety of channels including SEO, SEM, display, influencer, social media, CRM, e-commerce and brand sites.

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REBECCA MASSON

SOCIAL MEDIA AND DIGITAL MARKETING

Rebecca has managed numerous luxury brand campaigns in the beauty industry and specializes in digital marketing projects, including launching e-commerce sites and building website traffic and lead generation through social media, email marketing and online partnerships.

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ERIKA Kuzmicz

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Erika serves as Senior Account Executive at CRC, bringing a multitude of experience in the public relations industry, working with a variety of clients in the consumer lifestyle, corporate, technology and healthcare industries. 

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Amira Clement

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Amira joins with an extensive background in fashion public relations. Most recently leading non-profit, celebrity and entertainment accounts, events, pop-up shops and speaking engagements for luxury fashion and lifestyle accounts. During Amira’s free time she enjoys cooking, yoga, brunching, exploring the city and browsing the latest blogs

CHARISSE SMALLS

JUNIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Charisse has a background in fashion and hospitality public relations, as well as event coordinating creating social media content, and building relationships with editors. She enjoys listening to music, playing tennis, visiting art museums, spending mornings at the beach and experiencing new restaurants in New York City.

Zorina Akhund

JUNIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Zorina brings an extensive background in event coordination and marketing, working with a variety of clients in the fashion, political and corporate industries. Zorina speaks fluent French and enjoys attending Soul Cycle classes, reading, keeping up with current events, and her puppy Luca who she adopted from a shelter in Long Island.