Co-Founder / Hotline PR (CA/NY)
Thomas Giordonello is the Co-Founder of Hotline PR, a brand-new cannabis creative agency with offices in LA and NY. A seasoned PR agent with a decade of branding experience across multiple industries, his former clients and projects include Justin’s Peanut Butter, SodaStream, W Hotels, Aloft Hotels, Whisky Advocate, Outside Magazine, Lo-Fi Aperitifs, Prizefight Irish Whiskey and Tamworth Distilling. In early 2017 Thomas set out to work directly within the cannabis industry, quickly making a name for himself across the California market for his extreme attention to detail, his New York sense of urgency and his tell it like it is ethos. His small agency was acquired in late 2017 and became a part of RRPR Creative, a San Francisco based hospitality agency, with goals to pivot and service the cannabis industry. Today, Hotline PR represents and works directly with INDUS Holding Co., ACME Vapes, Original Pot Co., Moon Edibles, Altai Chocolates, House Weed, Cypress Cannabis, Sonder, Plant Magic and Pure Bloom. Thomas is a graduate of Oswego State University and lives with his partner in Brooklyn where he can be found sipping overpriced coffee and thumbing the latest New York Times.