Our company is called Cielo Consulting (pronounced SEE-el-oh, which means “sky” in Spanish) because we Dream Big and want our clients to do the same. Cielo is a full-service agency specializing in People, Places and Products in the health and lifestyle space. We offer public relations (PR) and marketing services to talent/celebrity personalities, entrepreneurs and small businesses in various categories, including travel, luxury, food & beverage, healthcare and wellness. We bring brands to life using a multiplatform approach, blending together PR methodologies, advertising and brand partnerships that drive awareness. We want our clients’ businesses to grow, which means our devotion is infectious–90% of our new business comes from current clients and industry peers suggesting us.

The consulting agency’s client roster is nationwide, ranging from luxury goods and lifestyle experiences to hospitality and thought leaders. Founder and President Nubia DuVall Wilson has represented numerous distinguished brands during her professional career, such as Bacardi Rum and its family of premium brands (Grey Goose Vodka, Bombay Sapphire, etc.), Trump SoHo NY Hotel (now the Dominick), Mustique Island in St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Preferred Hotel Group and Eden Rock – St Barths.

Nubia DuVall Wilson, Founder

Nubia DuVall Wilson is a B2B and B2C expert who has developed and implemented marketing and public relations campaigns for brands big and small worldwide. Before launching Cielo Consulting in 2015, she worked as the in-house Marketing and PR Director for The Silverstrom Group Dental Practice in Livingston, NJ. Her professional career began in Taipei, Taiwan, where she contributed to the growth of a high-end English-speaking school through reorganizing its curriculum, public relations, marketing, and events, enabling it to open a second location in one year. Nubia’s diverse background in journalism, consumer marketing, and public relations enables her to have a keen sense of strategy when developing campaigns that drive awareness and create ROI for clients. Throughout Wilson’s agency career in New York City, she developed and led national PR campaigns for luxury hotels, Caribbean destinations and luxury spirits; secured strategic partnerships with companies like Dior, Random House, Rent the Runway and Shutterfly; and managed marketing promotions nationwide that led to more than 300% increase in sales. She graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University, and speaks basic Mandarin and advanced Spanish.

What is your hobby or side passion?

I have so many hobbies! Lately I have been working on getting my TV Pilot picked up, which was inspired by a novella I published in 2018 called The Survivors Club , available on Amazon.

What is your favorite movie or book and why?

One of my favorite books is my own! I published Encounters with Strangers in 2013, a week before my daughter Ella was born, available on Amazon.com. It includes a compilation of humorous vignettes of my encounters with strangers while living in Taipei, Taiwan and New York City and while traveling worldwide for work.

City our country in your bucket list to visit?

Egypt (My name is Egyptian, so I have to get there one day!)

 

Jeanette Brown, Director & Strategist

Jeanette Brown is a communications professional with more than 15 years of public relations, marketing and branding experience representing a variety of brands including home solutions, adult beverage, luxury, and entertainment as well as high-profile personalities. She has led marketing communications strategies for brands like Ketel One Vodka, Newell Rubbermaid, Pepsi Global, Audi, Reebok, Samsung and many more, overseeing the development and execution of all channel neutral communication plans in support of the brand’s PR and trade programs, experiential launches and strategic partnerships. She also served as a Senior Marketing Manager at a leading shopper marketing and creative agency, where she oversaw the integrated marketing campaigns for MillerCoors.

What is your hobby or side passion?

I am currently obsessed with spending time with my two-year-old son. It sounds crazy as a hobby, but since I also have a 21-year-old son, I know one day he will not have time or want to be with mommy all the time. Until then, my broke best friend (son) and I will enjoy cartoons, exploring books stores and calling out the colors and objects we see on our walks.

What is your favorite movie or book and why?

My favorite movie is Menace II Society . While I’ve watched many blockbuster and Oscar-winning films, this one left a lasting impression on me as a teen. It was one of the first films I watched with such a gritty portrayal of urban violence, which at the time (1990) was sensationalized by Hip Hop artist. The film’s powerful underlying messages are what I remember.

City our country in your bucket list to visit?

Ghana

Mary Sullivan, Account Manager

Mary Sullivan is a strategic public relations professional who delivers results and has covered a variety of B-to-B and B-to-C industries, including digital publishing, technology, wellness, lifestyle, alternative investing, insurance, consumer finance and fin-tech, among others. Her work in the nonprofit and wellness industries specifically focused in the fields of recovery and treatment and empowerment for women. Previously, Mary served as the lead on large-scale campaigns for Fortune 500 companies at her former firm, Prosek Partners. She graduated from Fairfield University with a double major in English and Politics and a double minor in Italian Studies and Women’s Studies. She is also a certified Yoga Teacher and Reiki Master.

What is your hobby or side passion?

Surf, ski, climb! While I am a novice hobbyist at all, I am a pro in terms of joy factor. Next to being a publicist, being a doula & minister are my passion pursuits.

What is your favorite movie or book and why?

The Heart-Lead Leader is a favorite book of mine because my grandparents — my heroes — are actually the focus of the first vignette included in the book. Check it out to see what my Pop meant when he said, “Show Me!”.

City our country on your bucket list to visit?

Africa! I’ve crushed on the idea of it since watching the classic “Out of Africa” forever ago.

Erica Ohayon, Account Manager

Erica is a virtuoso in launching and promoting products & personalities. She has spent the bulk of her career crafting publicity campaigns for pop-culture celebrity authors. She has coordinated and executed several major launches for New York Times best-selling books as well as media-driven events for celebrities authors such as, 50 Cent, Kanye West, Kendra Wilkinson, Nikki Sixx, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi & various WWE stars, to name a few. Erica is a seasoned PR professional who is an expert at garnering publicity that positions her clients to shine. Erica is also a proud mom of two little boys, who keep her very busy when she is not working.

What is your hobby or side passion?

Food. I love to try new restaurants, and even look at recipes and pictures of food dishes on Instagram. But I don’t really cook 🙂

What is your favorite movie or book and why?

Pretty Woman . I’ve seen it a million times and I think I know most of the lines, but every time its on TV, I get sucked in! It’s just light and entertaining.

City our country in your bucket list to visit?

Portugal. I would love to visit Lisbon and also the smaller villages and beaches on the southern coast. And enjoy all the delicious food and wines (I hope they have rose)!

Gemma Thomas, Account Manager

With a background steeped in strategy and communications, thought leadership, performance-based contracting, private and government sector event planning, and luxury lifestyle coverage, Gemma Thomas adds a sophisticated worldview and outcome-focused lens to every account. Gemma excels at pitching and garnering coverage for lifestyle clients and creating social media content and compelling brand stories. She loves to use her creativity to develop communication strategies for clients and is inspired to work closely with clients to get their messaging out to press, media and influencers! At Cielo, she has worked on restaurant, culinary, travel and women’s lifestyle accounts.

In addition to loving her work at Cielo Consulting, she serves as the Lifestyle Editor at Luxurious Prototype, a men’s luxury lifestyle magazine. She has also covered fashion for INDUSTRY Magazine, a glossy print magazine geared towards high earners in the New York region. In her downtime, she loves to travel and has been to over 35 counties and counting!

What is your hobby or side passion (unrelated to PR!)

I love, love, love to travel 35 countries and counting! I’m also interested in real estate investment and learning more about that world.

What is your favorite movie or book and why?

My current book obsession is the Clara Vine Series by Jane Thynne, for those interested in history, spy craft and a female heroine, this series is for you!

City our country in your bucket list to visit?

Can I be a maverick and select the continent of Africa? I haven’t been to any of the countries ye, but by the end of 2020 I will have visited three.


 

Cielo Consulting in the Press

 

Online

Reader’s Digest – Nubia Wilson shares tips on renting vacation homes
Girl on the Go – Nubia Wilson shares tips on booking an Airbnb for your family
Nubia shares tips and best practices for a successful PR campaign

Radio/Podcasts

Nubia Wilson Discusses How to Pitch Editors
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Nubia Wilson Discusses How to Work with Bloggers
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Nubia Wilson Discusses Difference Between Advertising and
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Nubia Wilson Discusses Tips for Launching New Products
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Nubia Wilson Discusses How to Pitch Print Magazines
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Nubia Wilson Discusses What to Know Before Hiring a Publicist
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