There’s nobody more well-connected, diversely skilled and uniquely creative in the PR world than Emily Pantelides. Emily worked in the fast-paced world of television news for more than 12 years, including as a top-rated morning news anchor in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Emily created her business from scratch and turned Pantelides PR & Consulting into one of the most influential and most recognized public relations brands in Palm Beach County. The success of Pantelides PR and Consulting has been well documented. The South Florida Sun Sentinel nominated the firm for “Workplace of the Year”, Florida Weekly named Pantelides PR & Consulting “Best Up and Coming PR Firm” and “Most Connected PR Firm.” The firm’s innovative and highly visible “Perfect Vodka Amphitheater” campaign was nominated for a GCPR award. The firm has been voted as best PR firm multiple years in a row by various industry outlets like Expertise and Marcom.
Emily has been honored by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce as Woman of the Year and as Young Professional of the Year as well as her firm being nominated for Business of the Year. Emily was also named a Magnificent Leader by the Cancer Alliance for Help and Hope. South Florida Business and Wealth named Emily as an “Up and Comer.” Emily was also among the prestigious list of women honored with an Athena award nomination.
Emily is heavily involved in the Palm Beach County community and currently serves on numerous non-profit Boards of Directors including: The American Red Cross, Jupiter Police Foundation, Quantum House, The National Multiple Sclerosis Council and The March of Dimes. She’s also served on the board of, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Big Dog Ranch Rescue, Best Buddies, Opera Fusion, Honda Classic CouTOURe Club, The United Way Women’s Leadership Council and the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Wilkes Honors College of FAU. Emily has also been the recipient of several awards from the Associated Press, The Society of Professional Journalists and many others including the prestigious GABBY from the George Association of Broadcasters for journalistic excellence.
Emily has single-handedly helped raise hundreds of millions of dollars for important causes in our community. She has conceptualized, created and chaired dozens of charitable events for her clients that continue to this day. Most recently she created and chaired Cribs for Kids to benefit Clinics Can Help which she will chair and emcee once again this year. She also served as the creator and two-time chair of the Furry Friends and Fancy Things event benefitting Furry Friends Animal Rescue. Emily also chaired the highly-successful Sugar Plum Dreams Brunch for the Quantum House, three years in a row. She created the inaugural Habitat for Humanity gala at the Breakers and chaired Big Dog Ranch’s 2014 and 2015 signature event Wine Women & Shoes. She also served as chair of the ARC of Palm Beach County’s Cowboy Ball with her husband.
In her spare time, Emily hosts a TV segment on CBS12, writes a column named “Emily’s Picks” for Palm Beach Illustrated magazine and emcees many charitable events. Emily is married and has three children. She also has a rescue dog and cat, and would probably have many, many more if only she owned a large farm.