Ellen is a creative professional with fifteen years of experience in the world of media and communications. With roles spanning from public radio to non-fiction television, from employee benefits to enterprise software marketing, Ellen has produced content and managed projects for audiences of all sizes. Ellen is both an exceptional storyteller and logistical mastermind who can strategize and execute a wide variety of your communication needs. 


Ellen received her B.S. in Communication Studies from New York University in 2006 and her M.A. in Communications from Johns Hopkins University in 2019. She has previously worked in-house for The Discovery Channel, Cottingham & Butler Insurance Services, and Vertafore, Inc. and served clients such as Original Media, OZY Media, Big Fish Entertainment, Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment, Eastern TV, United Western Insurance Brokers, Spailey Solutions, and many others. 


When not sitting in front of a computer or behind a camera, Ellen can be found volunteering with The Right Step, Inc. or exploring nature with her husband and their three Icelandic Horses. 

Ellen Lichtenstein



Holly joined the Just Add Comms team in January 2021 after interning with us for several months. She is a 2020 graduate of Montana State University where she studied business and marketing. 

Holly Monroe 

Marketing Communications Coordinator 



Francesca Drez is a strategic and creative professional who spent five years serving over 400 clients' employee benefits and internal communications needs. With an eye for visual design, Francesca is a successful photographer, videographer, and graphic artist who has also built her own brand, Happy Homebodies from zero to nearly 100,000 Instagram followers and 1.3 million TikTok followers in just one year. As time allows, she collaborates with Just Add Communications on social media, branding, and visual design. 


Francesca received her B.A. in Communications and Public Relations from Loras College and spent five years building custom employee benefits communication materials for one of the United States' top 100 independent insurance agencies.