(Montclair, NJ – August 28, 2020) Kristin Bentz, founder of KB Advisory Group, will be joining the Montclair State Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) as its new advisor and mentor. Bentz will help guide the chapter’s members beginning in the Fall semester and will be serving alongside the PRSSA faculty advisor, Larry Weiner, APR, Fellow PRSA.
Prior to her position at KB Advisory Group, Bentz served as the president and founder of Talented Blonde LLC, an advisory firm focused on the consumer/retail industry. A Wall Street veteran, she was a member of Northeast Securities’ Independent Research Group. Bentz also served as an analyst for Lehman Brothers in the consumer brands sector where she identified trends in retail and her views on the stock market. In addition, she served as Executive Director of PMG Venture Group where she focused on the luxury sector.
A frequent contributor to the Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, Bentz appears weekly on shows such as “Cavuto” and “Mornings with Maria,” and has also appeared on CNBC, Good Morning America, and Fortune’s Wall Street Week. In 2008, she was recognized by PR Week magazine as “New Media Faces to Watch.”
“The Montclair State PRSSA is beyond excited to have Kristin Bentz’s expertise open new doors and opportunities for our members,” said Montclair PRSSA President Gabi Bartnik.
“I am so thrilled to join PRSSA as an advisor this year and to spend time mentoring these fabulous young professionals on their journey to a career in public relations and communications,” stated Bentz. “If COVID-19 taught us anything, it’s that effective communication is key – now more than ever. After having the opportunity to lecture on several occasions to the MSU chapter, I am looking forward to offering a sounding board and sharing real-life experiences that will motivate and inspire these ambitious young professionals.”
For more information about Kristin Bentz visit: https://linktr.ee/kristincbentz