• independentlyPR.

    Public Relations // New Media // Branding // Management

  • about.

    We are a boutique public relations agency with creativity, grit and hustle.

    Our team knows branding, storytelling and social engineering. Since our launch in 2011, we've built solid campaigns from scratch, landed placements in respected media publications and been instrumental in overseeing high profile events. To date, our diverse clientele have spoken for TEDx and other conferences, been written about in DIVERSE: issues in higher education, The Huffington Post, Hip Hop Daily and seen on networks from BET to CNN. With our ears to the streets, our feet to the pavement and our pulse on the beat, we stay on the cutting edge of communications, so that we can tell your story with style and authenticity.

  • meet the team.

    LaWanda "La" White

    chief curator//founder

    Kicking off her career in 2009, La's background expands across the private and public sector. To date, she has had the opportunity to assist at major entertainment agencies from BET to Radio-One to launching a global campaign for The World Bank's scholarship programs. La also managed press for the Dream City University #DCU4Ever Tour opening for Diggy Simmons (Richmond,VA), OMG Girlz (Norfolk, VA), Mindless Behavior (VA/NY) and Jacob Latimore (Statesboro, GA). Coupling her passion for events and education, La also serves at the assistant director at Georgetown University and manages high profile events that feature world leaders, internationally renown speakers and celebrities.

     

    La is the recipient of the 2012 WKYS Top 30 Under 30 Award, 2016 Apex Society and Porsche Cars of North America Power 30 Under 30 Award and speaks frequently on personal branding, public relations, event planning and new media at universities and summits.

     

    La received her bachelors degree in Communications and minor in Psychology from Old Dominion University and her master's degree in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University.

    Ramneek Kaur

    public relations manager

    Ramneek brings years of international experience from the fashion and entertainment industry. Her love for storytelling began during her time at Daily Post India newspaper, where she received an opportunity to interview famous Indian fashion designers and elite Bollywood celebrities. Ramneek writes and copy edits with professional fluency in three languages and is an expert in online communications. She also specializes in social media, internet messaging, electronic communications and delivery of digital products and journalism has made her standout both in her professional and academic environments.

     

    Ramneek received a bachelor and master's degree in English from India as well as holds a master's degree in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University.

    Tim Thompson

    vp of business operations

    Tim started his career as a chef at a local Italian kitchen in New York. He worked his way through the fast-paced hospitality industry to a director of operations for upscale restaurant concepts. Later, with the partnership of his grandfather, TTC International, TTC Private Chef and Banquet Services was created. TTC Private Chefs focuses on in home dining, banquets, & pop up restaurant concepts operating in NY and Washington, D.C. Working for large scale companies and managing multiple units under corporate giants like Aramark and OTG, Tim is a visionary and mastermind behind practical programs and services that leave memorable guest experiences. Tim is fluent in two languages and brings more than 10 years of operations experience to his role.

     

    Tim graduated with a bachelors in business management and masters in business administration from New York University.

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