• 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 with her 20-year-old daughter, Katharine. 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.

  • Carol Ann Kelley-Elwell

    Carol Ann Kelley-Elwell

    Director of Marketing and Media Relations

    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!)

  • Jared Rodriguez

    Jared Rodriguez

    ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

    Jared joined the VKPR team in 2007. He has 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, beginning his career with Global Hyatt Corporation in a range of corporate and in-house positions. Jared is originally from Texas and holds a degree in public relations from the University of Texas at Austin . Often referred to as the “calm one” in the office, Jared enjoys hosting parties at his house, is known to dine out more than he would like to admit and is an avid Texas Longhorn football fan.

  • Christina McGoldrick

    Christina McGoldrick

    SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

    Christina has been a part of the VKPR team for more than four years. She is responsible for promoting travel accounts, coordinating press trips, overseeing ongoing media relations and providing social media counsel to clients. She possesses more than eight years 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

    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

    Public Relations Coordinator

    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.

  • 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.