Special Events Team
Krista Boling
Vice President of Promotions, Marketing, Special Events and Customer Relations
Krista Boling

Krista Boling was promoted to Vice President of Promotions, Client Services, Retail & Special Event Operations in 2014. She is responsible for promoting Studio Operations departments via sponsorships with film festivals, award shows and participation with various industry organizations. In addition Boling oversees the Special Events department that provides on lot special event production to both internal and external clientele. As Vice President of Client Services, Boling ensures quality customer service to the Studio Operations departments customers by conducting client surveys, coordinating and designing acknowledgment gifts and promotional inventory. Her other responsibilities consist of monitoring press and publicity activity on the lot. Boling reports to Jeanne Cordova, Senior Vice President of Marketing, PR and Special Events.

Boling joined NBCUniversal in 2003 as a Marketing Representative handling the promotional marketing for the Studio Operations divisions. In 2005 she was promoted to Manager of Promotions, Press and Customer Relations. In 2009 she was promoted to Director of Promotions, Special Events and Customer Relations.  In 2012 she was promoted to Executive Director of Promotions, Special Events and Customer Relations. 

Boling received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from UCLA in 2002. She was the captain of the UCLA Women’s soccer team, leading the team to the NCAA Championship in 1999.

Mandy Philp
Senior Director of Publicity Event Production & Digital Marketing
Mandy Philp

Mandy Philp joined NBCUniversal in December of 2008 as Special Events Manager and was promoted to Senior Manager of Digital Marketing and Publicity Event Production in 2011. Now as Director of Digital Marketing and Publicity Event Production, she is responsible for maintaining the Universal Studios Lot website in addition to overseeing digital marketing efforts including social media for all departments. Philp is also responsible for planning all events taking place on the lot that promote Universal Studios content including press junkets and publicity shoots.

Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Philp was the West Coast Events Manager for Architectural Digest as well as an Advertising Associate at Esquire Magazine.

Philp received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from Washington State University in 1999.

Samantha Frumenti
Special Events Coordinator
Samantha Frumenti

Samantha Frumenti joined NBCUniversal in June of 2017 as a Special Events and Marketing Coordinator. She is responsible for planning and executing both internal and external events on the lot, while assisting with various marketing projects. 

Prior to joining NBCUniversal, she was an intern for the NBC Entertainment Publicity department.

Samantha received her Bachelor's degree in Communications and Business from the University of Arizona in May of 2017.

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