Our Senior Events Manager, Kristen, brings planning and production expertise to PK, having executed over 100 events in her career. She joined PK in 2016 after spending 3 years as an event specialist at Belle Mer, a Longwood Venues & Destinations venue in Newport, RI. Since starting at PK, she has worked with many of our major accounts across verticals, including NBC, Hyatt Hotels, and The Hartford. Kristen graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Communications & Public Relations.
Meghan, our Senior E-Commerce Manager, has been a familiar face around PK since her time as an intern here. Meghan has seen clients from all aspects of the business, from working events, to managing merchandise and inventory, to setting up their custom webstores. She enjoys working with premium brands and is both knowledgeable and passionate about co-branding and merchandising. Meghan graduated from Providence College with a focus on Spanish Language, Business Studies, and Political Science.
Lisa has been a Merchandise Manager at ParsonsKellogg for over 2 years. She currently manages product selection and management for many of PK’s largest clients, including Humana, USAA, The Hartford, Boston Beer Company & Valero. Her bright personality and dedication to excellent customer service stands out on the PK Merchandising team. Lisa graduated from the University of Rhode Island in just 3 years with a Bachelor’s in Communications, minoring in both Public Relations and Textile Merchandising Design.
Evan, Creative Services Manager, handles all aspects of creative design and marketing at ParsonsKellogg. His passion for photography, branding, and design have brought a strong visual identity to the PK brand. Before PK, Evan gained his design experience over a span of 3 years at the Keen Design Studio of Martin Keen, a top industrial designer in the US.
Our Director of Sales, McLean Shanley, has worked in corporate sales at ParsonsKellogg for 9 years. He oversees the management of our key partnerships, which include Bacardi, Sam Adams, Jim Beam, Humana, Capital One, TD Bank, Citigroup, The Hartford, and Pacific Life. . His savvy sports knowledge, extensive experience, friendly manner and sensible communications skills earn him high marks from clients. McLean has a degree in Marine Biology from the College of Charleston and, since starting at PK, has received an MBA from Providence College.
Gail, our Director of Sales Support, has extensive experience in service-related positions across different verticals. Her knowledge of excellent customer service translates to timely and accurate client interactions, and she is responsible for having set an integral standard in our approach to how we practice business at PK. Gail attended Rhode Island College, with a focus on Health Education.
Kaley, a Senior Account Manager, has come up through the PK ranks since her internship here in Fall 2012. Kaley has been involved in all aspects of PK's business, from inventory, to e-commerce planning, to event execution for clients such as Boston Beer, Humana, and Hubspot. She is knowledgeable in the premium brands space and enjoys working with our brand partners. Kaley graduated from Providence College with a Marketing Major, lives in Boston, and enjoys traveling with college friends, cooking, and going to Boston Bruins & Providence Friars hockey games.