About Us

“Steve proves that ethical public relations is not an oxymoron.” – Nuna Alberts, Senior Editor, Woman’s World Magazine

Steve Allen Media is PR with a Conscience.

Steve Allen Media is a bi-coastal, boutique public relations agency with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. Working solely with innovative companies and individuals striving to make a positive impact in the world, we stand and operate behind our tagline – PR with a Conscience – and yes, every morning our team goes through a gratitude list together!


Honed by nearly 32 years of experience, we provide clients with highly customized media campaigns aimed at amplifying their message, enhancing their business, establishing them as leaders in their fields, and increasing visibility in a way that uniquely aligns with their work.


Our in-depth expertise encompasses media placement in print and digital platforms and on television, radio, and podcasts. Open to working with anyone looking to better our experience on the planet, we specialize in health and wellness, environmental causes, personal development, and spirituality. 

Meet the Team

 

 

 

Steve Allen

President & Founder

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Steve Allen boasts a nearly 30 career as a public relations executive, during which time he has designed, developed and overseen hundreds of public relations campaigns to promote clients’ expertise, books, products, and images on local and national levels.

He has co-founded three different media communications companies, Anthony Mora Communications, Allen Mora Media, and Enlightened Innertainment, and is now Founder and President of Steve Allen Media: PR with a Conscience, which specializes in promoting material of an educating, stimulating and enlightening nature.

Steve also co-founded A Wing and A Prayer, a production company devoted to self-help and matters of the spirit. In this regard, he designed, promoted and produced seminars on a national level as well as developed products ancillary to these promotions and productions.

He is also an accomplished actor and director, having worked at the Steppenwolf Theatre and Goodman Theatre in Chicago and the off Broadway theatres of New York City.

Steve’s claim to fame in the world of television is his portrayal as the Father of the Ugly Baby character on The Seinfeld Show.

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Ryan McCormick has created exciting and dynamic public relations campaigns for entertainment, non-profit, and corporate clients. He personally has appeared on behalf of his clients on ABC News, Fox News, CBS-TV, and NBC-TV.

 

Ryan has a unique relationship with the media because he is one of them at heart. A former Senior Producer for CBS, Assistant Editor for the Long Island Business News, and Production Assistant for K-Rock, he has the “chops” to know what the media is looking for…and how to best position his clients with them.

Feeling challenged by his partner (he being the one of the 600 placements in one year), Ryan helped Media Training Worldwide break the Guinness World Record for “The Most Radio Interviews within 24 Hours” (112 worldwide). The event was broadcast live on FoxNews.com. McCormick also set the Guinness World Record for the “Most Consecutive Hours Ever Worked by a Publicist.”

McCormick is a member of several key industry organizations and is a graduate of Florida State University.

Co-Director, New York Office

Ryan McCormick

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Eric Wentworth has more than 30 years of experience in public relations, marketing, advertising, and digital communications. He has held top management positions at some of America’s leading PR, advertising, and consumer products companies. His entrepreneurial background includes owning an advertising and public relations agency, launching several internet companies, creating an international travel company, and owning two restaurants.

 

He is the recipient of more than 50 top awards for creativity in advertising and public relations, including the PRSA “Public Relations Campaign of the Year.”

 

He has written two books. His latest is A Plan for Life: The 21st Century Guide to Success in Wealth, Health, Career, Education, Love, Place…and You!

 

Eric was educated at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and was a member of the Executive Development Program sponsored by the American Association of Advertising Agencies and Northwestern Medill Graduate School of Journalism.

 

Eric is also the Marketing Advisor for Keiretsu Forum, the world’s largest angel investor organization.

Eric Wentworth

Director, San Fransisco Office

Steve Allen

Co-President and Founder

Mara Quigley

Co-President

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Angela Acquaviva-Tunison

Vice President

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Ashley Veurink

Senior Account Executive

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Mackenzie August

Junior Account Executive

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Mark Goldman

Co-Director New York Office
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Ryan McCormick

Co-Director New York Office

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Carol Ann Wentworth

Co-Director San Francisco Office
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Eric Wentworth

Co-Director San Francisco Office 

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