Nadel Phelan, Inc. specializes in comprehensive public relations and marketing for a roster of clients ranging from venerable industry giants to innovative startups. By combining high-level industry knowledge with in-depth technology experience, Nadel Phelan provides its clients with the strategic and tactical services necessary to establish and maintain the global marketplace awareness essential to obtaining and preserving a competitive edge.

Executive Team

The effective practice of public relations requires leadership and skill from talented individuals. Our executives are experts at leading and mentoring teams with a process-driven organizational approach. They have mastered the full spectrum of skills that it takes to get the job done — market knowledge, writing and the ability to recognize story opportunities — resulting in “value delivered” to our clients.

img-bio-paula-phelanPaula Phelan

Paula Phelan has held the position of CEO at Nadel Phelan, Inc. since its founding in 1993. With her staff of twenty employees the organization has provided guidance for a roster of clients ranging from venerable industry giants to innovative startups. Nadel Phelan implements strategic and tactical services necessary to establish and maintain global marketplace awareness essential to obtaining and preserving a competitive edge.

During her tenure, Ms. Phelan has guided numerous companies through the IPO process, on both domestic and international exchanges, and actively participated in the promotion of scores of companies through the acquisition phase. To date, Ms. Phelan has supported marketing initiatives with numerous industry leaders including Cisco Systems, Oracle, IBM, HP and Microsoft, leveraging her background as a systems analyst in the fields of telecommunications and financial services.

To relax, Ms. Phelan is an avid photographer and writer of historical fiction. View Paula’s personal photography website at www.paulaphelan.com.

img-bio-fred-nadelFred Nadel

Fred Nadel has managed small and medium sized companies for the past 30+ years. At Nadel Phelan he oversees all aspects of finance, operations, human resources and has spearheaded the development of our customized data capture and reporting systems. During his career, he has founded firms specializing in solar engineering, manufacturing and technical market research.

In his spare time, Mr. Nadel pursues his two favorite passions; high performance, two-channel audio playback and collecting lathe-turned and sculptural wood art. Over the past 10 years, audio systems assembled by Mr. Nadel have won “Best of Show” awards at both International CES and T.H.E Show in Newport.

img-bio-cara-slomanCara Sloman

Cara Sloman has thrived in both corporate and agency environments for the past two decades. With a solid technology background and a keen eye for detail, Ms. Sloman has collaborated with market leaders and startups alike to set industry agendas, establish thought leadership, build new categories, launch companies and navigate PR obstacles.

Ms. Sloman has helped shape Nadel Phelan’s brand, services and reputation for quality and results. With a charter for operational excellence, Ms. Sloman is responsible for client strategy, while building and managing solid account teams that deliver results.

Ms. Sloman is an accomplished media relations expert with story placements in broadcast, business, technical and vertical media outlets.

img-bio-lisa-christensenLisa Christensen

Lisa Christensen brings her unique style and expertise to Nadel Phelan to keep all systems running smoothly. With 20+ years of accounting experience and 15+ years in HR and Office Management, Ms. Christensen’s calm and cheery disposition is the heartbeat of our office.

During her career, Ms. Christensen has managed offices for international retail and software firms.

In her spare time, Ms. Christensen is an avid outdoorswoman, pursuing passions for gardening and hiking. She volunteers at the Soaring Spirit Therapeutic Equestrian Center, assisting handicapped adults and children with therapeutic riding sessions.