• Victoria H. King

    Victoria H. King

    PRESIDENT

    Victoria founded the agency in 1992 and has more than 25 years experience in the luxury hospitality and tourism industry. Prior to founding VKPR, she served as the director of public relations for the Bel-Air Hotel Company and The Biltmore, Los Angeles. As president, Victoria continues to represent a select list of unique luxury resorts, hotels and destinations around the world. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Art History and English Literature from Hollins College , Virginia , and the University of London, England. Victoria is a native of Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania , and now resides in Santa Monica , California. Whether at home or traveling to the far corners of the world, Victoria always finds time for her true passion for sports, health and wellness. A dedicated Francophile, Victoria considers Paris her second home.

  • Carol Ann Kelley-Elwell

    Carol Ann Kelley-Elwell

    Vice President

    Carol Ann joined VKPR team in May 2010. She has over 20 years of experience in luxury hospitality sales, marketing and public relations with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and the Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles . She is a contributing writer for Santa Barbara Magazine and lives in the wine country above Santa Barbara with her husband and daughter. Carol Ann received her journalism degree from Keene State College in New Hampshire and studied abroad at the American University of Rome , Italy . Carol Ann is an avid horse enthusiast and when not traveling around the world, she enjoys riding and hiking in the mountains with her two hounds and spending time with family…(And drinking local Sauvignon!)

  • Christina McGoldrick

    Christina McGoldrick

    ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

    Christina has been a part of the VKPR team for eight years. She is responsible for promoting travel accounts, coordinating press trips, overseeing ongoing media relations and providing social media counsel to clients. She possesses nearly a decade of experience in hospitality public relations, corporate communications and social media strategy, and has earned several awards for her creative public relations and marketing campaigns. Christina holds a degree in Communications Studies from California State University, Northridge. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, surfing, cooking and hiking.

  • Angela Trantham

    Angela Trantham

    Senior Account Executive

    Angela joined VKPR team in 2012. Prior to this, she worked at Edge Communications Inc. as a Public Relations Assistant. Angela holds a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations from California State University , Northridge. She was very involved in college, holding leadership positions within her sorority and organizing various philanthropy projects. Affectionately known as our resident sports’ insider, Angela is an avid sports fan and enjoys all-things Los Angeles Lakers.

  • Cassidy Oswalt

    Cassidy Oswalt

    Account Executive

    Cassidy joined the VKPR team in 2017. Prior to joining the agency, she worked in entertainment as an account coordinator and received her degree in Communication Studies from California State University- Northridge. During college, she was very active on campus taking on leadership positions in her sorority as well as an internship in the publicity and promotions field. Born and raised in sunny Southern California, Cassidy enjoys spending her idle hours by the ocean and hiking with her furbaby. Most importantly, she’s an extreme foodie and if there is avocado toast on the menu, she’s ordering it.

  • Sam Elimelech

    Sam Elimelech

    Public Relations Coordinator

    Sam joined the VKPR team in 2019 after graduating with a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has been working in the service industry since she was sixteen, and believes it largely shaped her into the people-person she is today. Outside of work, Sam enjoys updating her blog (Why She Glows), learning new recipes, quoting movies on a daily basis, and indulging in sashimi whenever possible.

  • Katharine Bohlmann

    Katharine Bohlmann

    Social Media Trend-Spotter

    Katharine is a member of the VKPR team as the agency’s “roving’ social media trend-spotter. She currently works for the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium in the Communications and Community Affairs department, where she is a part of the organization’s Leadership Rotational Program. A graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Katharine majored in Sport Management with a minor in both Business and Spanish. She brings her social media savvy to the agency, keeping an eye out for the most up to date social media trends, key influencers and current “must follow” Instagram insiders.  She updates the team with news from  the pre/post millennial worlds. A sports enthusiast at heart and with experience at the NFL, Super Bowl LIII, and the University of Michigan Football Program, she has built a network of key contacts in the sports media arena across the United States.  An avid traveler, Katharine enjoys watching college and professional football and has a passion for golf. Go Blue and Fins Up!

  • Spencer Kent Communications

    Spencer Kent Communications

    Social Media Partner

    Spencer Kent Communications is a boutique digital marketing agency in Los Angeles with over a decade of experience working with brands of all kinds and sizes, from the beauty industry to hospitality and more. Through their partnership with VKPR, Spencer Kent Communications provides hotel and travel clients with high-impact strategy development, day-to-day management of all social media platforms, community management, social advertising, video production, and compelling content to engage fans, inspire travel and drive sales.

  • Christie Campo

    Christie Campo

    BOOKKEEPER

    Christie has been a member of the VKPR team since its inception in 1992. She has over 30 years of experience in the accounting and finance industry. Christie is a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of California State University , Northridge. She oversees client billing and day-to-day accounting matters for all VKPR clients.