Founder

NIKKI KONEFSKY DEAS

Founder
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NIKKI KONEFSKY DEAS

Founder

Born and raised in Miami, Nikki Konefsky Deas has been working in the fields of public relations, marketing and television production for more than 15 years. She co-founded Vine Communications in 2006 and oversees client relations for the firm’s portfolio of clients in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.

Before Vine, Nikki worked at global communications giant, Hill + Knowlton Strategies where she oversaw corporate communications for a variety of clients in the consumer products, technology and real estate sectors. She managed national media relations campaigns for top-tier clients including Procter & Gamble, Sunbeam, Oster, Mr. Coffee, Garden of Life, Pollo Campero and Alienware Computers.

Nikki has extensive experience working as a TV producer. She has created marketing and promotional videos for some of the biggest names in the travel and tourism industry including The Mandarin Oriental, Club Med, Holiday Inn, Wyndham Hotels and the Alaska Tourism Association. Nikki also produced packages for several national television programs including: The Today Show, Dateline and Extra-TV.

As an associate for a local production company We Kid You Not, Nikki and her team created museum exhibit videos for the Miami Children’s Museum on Watson Island. She also wrote scripts and coordinated filming for vignettes highlighting the Port of Miami, Carnival Cruise Lines and the Florida Everglades.

Nikki makes good use of her copywriting background by contributing to a variety of lifestyle and media outlets including Miami.com, Southern Hospitality, Restaurant Hospitality Magazine and My Food Service News.

While co-founding Vine Communications is one of Nikki’s greatest accomplishments, sitting on the Board of Directors for the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and being an active member of The American Cancer Society, Art & Business Council and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association also brings her great joy and sense of achievement.

Vine Team

Alyssa Perez

Account Executive
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Alyssa Perez

Account Executive

Alyssa began her career in public relations with Vine Communications. Since the very beginning, she has been enthusiastic about the industry and has aimed to make her mark on the community at large. Through her strategic pursuits and energetic ambition she has cultivated important relationships with key media outlets locally and nationally, including the Miami Herald, the South Florida Business Journal, The Huffington Post, Yahoo!, NBC, ABC, Telemundo, Fyi, A&E, and significant organizations including the South Beach Food & Wine Festival, No Kid Hungry Campaign, and Art Basel. Early on, she developed her PR niche in hospitality and event management by assisting on various agency projects and eventually handling her own accounts in this area. Alyssa’s focus is always on her clients, thinking of creative and influential ways to propel them forward to enhance their visibility and impact in their respective industries.

Christine Siervo

Senior Account Executive
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Christine Siervo

Senior Account Executive

Christine Siervo is a dynamic PR, Marketing, and Social Media pro driven by the desire to enhance brand awareness and build a business presence for her clients. With over 10 years experience, Christine has worked alongside top brands, including FIJI Water, the Miami International Boat Show, and the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, implementing strategic, results-driven campaigns that connect clients to their core audiences via a strategic combination of media relations, marketing savvy, and creative social media campaigns. Christine’s passion, love for all things creative, and powerful network continue to provide her clients with an experience unlike any other.

Stephanie Romanach

Account Executive
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Stephanie Romanach

Account Executive

Miami native, Stephanie Romanach, has immersed herself in the fast-paced and energetic lifestyle that the city is known for. Growing up in a large family, she always managed to find a way to stand out, and this continues to play a role in her professional career. Upon graduating from Florida State University with a degree in Communications, she began a career in public relations where she has consistently delivered top-tier media results locally, nationally, and internationally. Her efforts have put clients front and center on the national stage via coverage in major outlets including NPR, Forbes and CNN en Español along with consistently securing stories among South Florida’s major players including The Miami Herald, Florida Trend, South Florida Business Journal, The Real Deal, and Miami Today. Stephanie’s relentless pursuit of media coverage and strong work ethic continues to draw attention and deliver long-term results.

Danny Quinones

Photographer
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Danny Quinones

Photographer

Daniel Quinones is the owner and lead photographer at DQFilmsMedia, based in South Florida. He works with many different companies providing anything from marketing material to full company branding. For the last five years he has managed all of the multimedia relations for one of a biggest traveling concert tours today. Along with his many accomplishments he is a family man who dedicates most of his free time to the sunny South Florida activities.