Team

Flamingo’s mission to be the destination for all great Florida stories is driven by a team of seasoned editorial and marketing professionals, who know how to produce a media brand like no other. With international, national and regional magazine and newspaper experience, Flamingo’s team is made up of passionate storytellers with deep roots in the Sunshine State.

Jamie Rich - Founder, Publisher, Editor in Chief

As an editor and journalist, Jamie has covered travel and culture around the world. Her work has appeared in national and international publications. She spent much of her professional life abroad and worked in newsrooms from The Moscow Times to The Times of London. She holds degrees from Florida State and Georgetown. She founded Flamingo in 2015.

Holly Keeperman - Creative Director

An award-winning art director, Holly has more than 15 years of experience at national and upscale regional magazines, including Esquire and American Salon magazine. A graduate of The School of Visual Arts in New York, Holly creates striking editorial layouts, directs photo shoots, conceptualizes brand elements, and ensures design cohesiveness.

Ellen Patch - Digital Asset Manager, Photo Editor

Ellen has over 20 years of digital design and photo editing experience in roles spanning from New York to London. At Flamingo, she curates digital assets, manages editorial workflow and designs creative and editorial layouts.

Jessica Giles - Assistant Editor

A graduate of the University of Florida, Jessica brings a passion for storytelling and experience at national publications, including Garden & Gun and Dance Magazine, to the Flamingo team. Here, she creates the weekly newsletter, generates digital content and works with talented writers to tell the Sunshine State’s stories.

Christina Clifford - Social Media Strategy

Christina creates innovative digital and social media campaigns to increase brand awareness and create a loyal following among Flamingo's growing audience across Florida and beyond. She brings a strong business acumen to Flamingo, rooted in her past experiences working for a global pharmaceutical company and a sales and marketing agency.

Shylo Kline - Sales and Marketing

Shylo brings more than 20 years of customer service and sales experience to the Flamingo team. Using her zeal for Florida and marketing expertise, she executes strategy for both print and digital advertising and orchestrates client and Flamingo events.

Eric Barton - Senior Writer and Contributing Editor

Eric has been a journalist in Florida for two decades, including stints at newspapers in Fort Pierce, Stuart and Sarasota. His role at Flamingo includes everything from interviewing chefs to first-line editing on cover stories and penning our monthly culinary newsletter, Key Lime.