Jillian Downing

Account Coordinator

Jillian DowningJillian joined Profiles as a public relations assistant in April 2015 after graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. Since then, she has grown and taken on more responsibility within the firm, resulting in a promotion to account associate in December 2015 and to account coordinator in March 2017. Jillian works closely with all levels of the Profiles team to support the creation and implementation of public relations initiatives on behalf of the company’s clients.

Prior to Profiles, Jillian gained her first insight into the world of public relations while interning for Tractenberg & Co. in New York City. At Tractenberg, Jillian assisted the celebrity affairs team with day-to-day activities, including overseeing social media efforts, compiling media lists and generating and distributing press clippings.

While at the University of Maryland, Jillian served as fundraising chair and secretary for the NAACP UMCP chapter and as a member of the University’s Honor Board Council. She also worked as a tutor at the Writing Center. Jillian most recently served on the Board of Directors for Downtown Baltimore Child Care.

She currently resides in Baltimore City.

Who we are

Amy Elias

Founder and CEO

Amy Burke Friedman


Jamie Watt Arnold

Senior Vice President

Bridget Forney

Vice President

James Dale

Director, Strategy & Marketing

Tabitha Challis

Social Media Manager

Kristen Zatina

Account Manager

Leanna Bernhard

Account Executive

Freddi Nevins

Account Executive

Jillian Downing

Account Coordinator