BoardroomPR, one of Florida’s largest public relations and integrated marketing agencies, is proud to announce the promotion of Eric Kalis to Senior Vice President.

Kalis takes on the new leadership role with BoardroomPR after serving as Vice President, Account Director and Senior Account Executive with the firm over the past eight years. With nearly two decades of communications experience in South Florida, Kalis specializes in media relations, client relations and business development. He works with clients in various industries, including real estate, law and banking. 

With his deep ties to the real estate industry and involvement with prominent industry organizations such as Urban Land Institute, Kalis has been instrumental in generating new business for BoardroomPR. An experienced writer and editor, Kalis helps create content for the firm’s clients in multiple platforms.

“Eric brings tremendous value to BoardroomPR through his journalism background, knowledge of the key industries we service and unwavering commitment to our clients,” said Julie Talenfeld, CEO and founder of BoardroomPR. “He has also grown into a leader at the firm and will be pivotal in our continued growth in the years to come.”

“I am forever grateful to Julie Talenfeld, Don Silver, Todd Templin and all of my talented and dedicated colleagues,” Kalis said. “This is the ultimate team sport, so I am fortunate to work with such incredible public relations, social media, digital marketing and creative professionals. We will never stop innovating to ensure we give our clients the service and results they have come to expect for more than three decades.” 

Prior to joining the BoardroomPR team, Kalis was a reporter at Miami Today and the Daily Business Review and served as South Florida Bureau Chief at The Real Deal. Kalis graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. While attending the university, he spent nearly four years as the Sports Editor of the student-run Hurricane newspaper and a play-by-play sports broadcaster and studio host for the WVUM radio station.