Helen Bertelli is a twenty-year veteran of PR and marketing as well as an entrepreneur.
She is the co-founder of Women in Climate Tech, an On Deck Climate Tech fellow, and the recipient of multiple awards for her work in climate change and sustainability.
As one of the first employees at a top Washington DC based PR and crisis boutique, Helen led campaigns for large B2B companies while also helping to build her employer’s business from a startup to an international firm.
Later she founded the marketing department at a national law firm and then served in leadership positions in two PR firms focused on the legal and B2B market and serving clients in the legal, accounting, finance, consulting, technology and renewable energy industries.
Today she leads Benecomms, a PR and marketing agency with a focus on sustainability and climate change communications. She is author of numerous articles on marketing strategies, and climate change communications. She also teaches courses on climate communications, on implementation of the Task Force for Climate-Related Disclosure recommendations
David Bertelli is a collaborative leader with expertise in strategy, operations, financial management. He has worked in a variety of industries, including healthcare, technology, retail and consulting. His data and complex modeling skills enable our clients to build effective CRM strategies that support and compliment their marketing efforts.
David’s passions include learning and athletics. He earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia where he rowed for the University’s crew team. He earned an MBA from Darden Business School where he co-founded and coached the Darden Rowing Club.
Angela Stanley creates content and handles media relations initiatives for Benecomms clients. She also heads Benecomms social innovation and volunteering initiatives.
Prior to joining Benecomms, Angela created “25 Days of Kindness,” a movement that helped support the Kerr YMCA’s successful Annual Campaign of 2017.
Angela is a passionate volunteer, serving with Backpack Buddies, Raleigh Rescue Mission, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, and in her children’s schools.
Angela was a health policy analyst for a national medical specialty society and served as a communications specialist at the nonprofit Water Systems Council, where she managed the creation of content and annual reports, and coordinated educational events including a children’s water festival.
Angela graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was on the Dean’s List. She is the proud mom of two baseball-loving boys.
Jaycie Weathers is an Account Executive specializing in social media content creation, account management, marketing, and community management for Women in Climate Tech. She works with clients to create custom social media strategies, analyze campaign metrics, and design graphics that make an impact. With a passion for climate solutions, she can quickly understand each client’s unique market positioning and amplify it for maximum visibility.
Prior to Benecomms, Jaycie worked at a climate tech startup in San Francisco and played a substantial role in branding the company as a solution to food waste, energy efficiency, and refrigerant emissions.
Jaycie graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Environmental Policy and Master of Public Policy from Loyola University Chicago. She enjoys discovering new coffee shops and hanging out in parks in San Francisco, where she lives.