OUR TEAM at Dunn Pellier Media


Nicole Dunn
Founder & CEO

Who she is…

Nicole Dunn is a former Senior Level Television Producer who started DPM around Health and Wellness after seeing a lack of positive health coverage in the media marketplace.

She has over thirteen years of producing television and twelve years in public relations. In 2018, Nicole was nominated as L.A. Business Journals “Women of Influence honorees for 2018”, and is the Los Angeles Chair and writer for Forbes Business Council. She was honored in 2017, for the “Distinguished Alumni Award from Mount Ida College in Newton, MA.” In 2020, DPM was awarded Best Event/Social Media by PR Daily for the “Wellness Your Way Festival” with Kroger/Grammy Nominated Singer Jewel.

In December 2015, PR News nominated DPM for an honorable mention, 2014 PR People Awards at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Excellent track record of producing television, which produced a Team Daytime Emmy Nomination for “Split Ends.” Member of NATAS, ATAS, Public Relations Society of America.

DPM is… the place where health and fitness enthusiasts find their voice.

Grateful for… her supportive husband, darling Poncho (pseudo child puppy), and her rockstar DPM team.

Oumy Thiam

Oumy Thiam
Business Development Director

Who she is…

Oumy is a Business Development Executive at DPM and graduate from University Paris East Creteil (France) with a Master in International Business. She left Paris her hometown and made Los Angeles home three years ago. She is passionate about wellness.

Shea Gorden

Shea Gorden
Director of Public Relations

Who she is… 

Shea is Director of Public Relations. In this role, Gorden will focus on leading the culture, training, and development of our teams and manage and oversee the company’s PR teams and it’s activities. She is also responsible for educating the PR team on public relations best practices, paving the way for new media relations, and ensuring the publicity goals of our clients are being met. Gorden will continue working with clients while guiding the entire account services team.

Gorden began her career as an intern in 2017 and worked her way up to Publicist in 2019. She has acted as a catalyst in keeping clients happy and satisfied with much success in the wellness industry.

Melissa Edwards

Melissa Edwards
Senior Lead Product Specialist

Who she is…

Melissa is a top PR industry professional with extensive experience in public relations, marketing and media built in Boston, New York, and Los Angeles. She has overseen numerous national media campaigns.

Her journalistic approach to PR has led to countless placements in leading media outlets including “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “CBS This Morning, “The View,” ”E! News,” “Access Hollywood,” KTLA, ABC 7, NBC LA, “Good Day LA, “The Doctors,” The New York Times, The Associated Press (AP), The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, People, US Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, Real Simple, InStyle, O! The Oprah Winfrey Magazine, Women’s Health, Self, Refinery29, The Huffington Post, PopSugar and countless others. She has a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Emerson College in Boston.

Sean Saavedra

Sean Saavedra
Social Media Manager/Events Coordinator

Who he is… 

Sean Saavedra is the Social Media Manager/Events Coordinator at DPM and runs our company Instagram. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola Marymount University with a B.A. in Communication Studies and a minor in Theater. Sean integrates his creativity, unique experiences and knowledge about social media and entertainment to develop strategic and relevant campaigns that appeal to social media audiences through the art of digital storytelling. Sean has worked with influencers and brands to organically appeal to the online culture of Instagram and has helped gain brands more engagement through curated content based around their PR and marketing initiatives. He has won 3 awards for our company for his work on social media influencer campaigns. Sean enjoys social outings, music festivals, staying active, and long runs out in nature.

Kylee Hebert Junior Publicist, DPM

Kylee Hebert
Junior Publicist

Who she is… 

Kylee is a lifelong learner and Junior Publicist at DPM. She is currently pursuing her BSBA in Marketing and BS in Sport Management from Elon University. Kylee works on different accounts, shadowing DPM’s publicists to learn public relations best practices and is coming into her own unique PR persona. Kylee also spearheads DPM’s media-relations building series “Deep Dish with DPM” where she engages with the industry’s best writers, editors, and producers to gain their insight and advice to share with the team.

Her passion for health and wellness stems from her belief that there is always room for improvement. She brings this ethos into her work to drive results and success for all of her client campaigns, securing coverage in top outlets like Muscle & Fitness, Mindbodygreen, and AOL. When she’s not working, Kylee enjoys conquering new trails, watching the latest Netflix docu-series, and pondering her next big feat.

Jocelyn Clendening Junior Publicist at Dunn Pellier Media

Jocelyn Clendening
Junior Publicist

Who she is… 

Jocelyn is a Junior Publicist at DPM. She recently graduated from Elon University with a B.A. in Strategic Communications and a minor in Women’s & Gender Studies. Jocelyn is an emerging talent in the PR world, with impressive writing and research skills that drive organic and creative initiatives for her clients. Always bringing a fresh perspective, her passion for storytelling and monitoring industry trends has resulted in placements with Business Insider, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Parade, Well + Good, Healthline, and more. 

When she’s away from her desk, Jocelyn enjoys daily exercise walks, reading the latest pick from Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club, and discovering coffee shops in her new home of Atlanta, GA.

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Oumy Thiam
Director Business Development
Dunn Pellier Media, Inc.

The Premiere Health and Wellness PR Agency Worldwide


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