Revelation is a certified minority business enterprise (MBE) through the State of Wisconsin and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). We can serve as either a Tier I or Tier II supplier.
• 2013-14 PRSA-Madison
• Earned Accreditation in
• National Executive Board
• National Board Member for
• Social Media Instructor at
• Digital Marketing Specialist for
Brian Lee, APR, is the president of Revelation PR, Advertising & Social Media, an integrated communications agency he founded in January 2011, as well as a part-time lecturer on social media at Madison Area Technical College. InBusiness Magazine named Brian to its "40 Under 40" list in 2012, and PRSA-Madison named him its 2013 Communicator of the Year.
His expertise has provided him opportunities to speak regularly on public relations, crisis communications, digital marketing and social media at conferences and to groups that have included the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the SBDC, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, the University of Wisconsin School of Journalism, several trade associations and five area colleges/universities.
In 2015, Brian was selected for the State of Wisconsin's Business Intelligence Team (a part of Economic Gardening) as a digital marketing specialist who works with second-stage companies ($1 million-$50 million in annual revenue).
Brian, who earned his Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) in 2011, owns the distinct privilege of having served as president of both the PR group (Public Relations Society of America) and advertising group (Ad 2 Madison) in town. He also was president of the governing board for WSUM-FM and treasurer of the national executive board for Ad 2. Brian recently completed a two-year term on both the PRSA national board of directors and the PRSA Foundation national board of directors.
Prior to agency life, Brian worked in sports PR for five years, including three years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Beyond athletics, he has worked at the Wisconsin State Journal, UW Health and Wisconsin Public Television.
Outside of Revelation, Brian is the editor-in-chief of Madison Startups, an online publication that covers startup news in town. He also runs EatDrinkMadison.com, a Madison, Wis., restaurant and bar guide that is searchable by amenities, and he hosted a restaurant TV show on the local CW affiliate called "Open Seating." Brian graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in journalism and major in strategic communications.
Taylor Kennedy is a PR counselor at Revelation PR, Advertising & Social Media. Prior to Revelation, she worked in athletic communications, including at the University of Illinois, the Big Ten Conference and the United States Olympic Committee.
An active member of Ad 2 Madison, Taylor graduated from Purdue University with a degree in public relations and rhetorical advocacy. She loves to travel, cook and stay fit, and she teaches PiYo.
Julie Underwood is a graphic designer for Revelation PR, Advertising & Social Media. Her expertise is in the areas of graphic design, art direction, production, brand identity design, content creation and print collateral.
Julie received her BFA in graphic design from The Savannah College of Art and Design. She previously served as the creative director for the National W Club.
Becca Berkenstadt is a digital marketing strategist for Revelation PR, Advertising & Social Media. Berkenstadt's Internet marketing knowledge and expertise stems from founding her own digital marketing company, Worldly Strategies, LLC, and her experience working for Networked Insights (Madison, Wis.), The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center (Chicago) and Blackglass (Sydney, Australia).
In addition to her hands-on experience in the marketing field, Berkenstadt has certificates in Pay-Per-Click Marketing, Online Marketing and Website Design from DePaul University’s Continuing Education Program and a certificate in Mobile Marketing from Sydney University’s Continuing Education Program. Becca also is a Google Adwords Certified Professional as well as Marin Certified.
Allison Wallner is a project coordinator at Revelation PR, Advertising & Social Media. She studied meeting and event planning at Lakeshore Technical College and previously helped with event planning at Wisconsin State Fair Parks in Milwaukee.
Allison is a native of Elkhart Lake, Wis. She enjoys discovering scenic walking trails and breweries.