Acquired her M.D. without med school

Having put her husband through medical school, Malkie is quite proud of the M.D. (Most Deserving) degree she received at his graduation. Her acquired medical knowledge comes in handy in the New York office, where she serves as resident physician, diagnosing co-workers’ ailments and suggesting treatments.


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Malkie Bernheim


Vice President, New York

With more than 15 years of New York public relations agency experience, Malkie is a skilled practitioner who delivers strategic insight and in-depth media knowledge to business-to-business, professional-services, consumer, health care and technology clients. Her expertise includes a unique ability to translate clients’ thought-leadership into broad-based media coverage.

She has a proven track record of garnering significant coverage in Time magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and other leading business, consumer and trade publications, nationally and internationally.

Malkie has helped direct award-winning campaigns recognized by the industry here and abroad. She played an integral role in capturing the "Publicity Team of the Year" awards from the New York Chapter of the International Association for Business Communicators for two consecutive years. Her work also contributed to a Silver Anvil from the Public Relations Society of America for Western Union and Big Apple Awards from PRSA's New York City Chapter for Electric Fuel Corporation and Royal Kedem Wine.

Prior to joining Padilla in 2000, Malkie was a vice president at another mid-sized New York City public relations agency, where she supervised a wide range of accounts, including Yankelovich Partners, Clinique, Baruch College, Tel Aviv University and Cambridge Pharma Consultancy.

A cum laude graduate of Yeshiva University, Malkie is an accredited member of PRSA.

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