DiGennaro Communications Adds Stephanie Agresta to Executive Ranks

Big-firm veteran returns to agency PR to expand DGC’s executive visibility and digital reputation offering

NEW YORK, March 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DiGennaro Communications, the leading independent full-service B2B strategic communications and PR agency servicing media, marketing, platforms, and publishers has expanded its executive leadership team with the addition of Stephanie Agresta. Agresta is a veteran of large global agencies and has held senior leadership roles at firms including MSLGroup, Weber Shandwick and Porter Novelli.

In her new role as SVP, Client Service and Business Development, Agresta will oversee a portfolio of clients, acting as a strategic counselor while also expanding the agency’s client roster with her extensive network and expertise digital communications.

“DGC is energized to bring such a dynamic marketing professional onto our team,” said DGC Founder and CEO Samantha DiGennaro. “I can’t wait to see how Stephanie brings to bear her deep connections and industry acumen to our clients as we continue to deliver impactful strategic counsel, media relations, executive visibility, experiential and content marketing.”

Agresta brings more than 20 years of digital communications experience to her new role at DGC. Most recently, she was the Global Director of Enterprise Growth at Qnary, a SaaS technology platform that enables clients to grow and manage their digital presence. Agresta will continue her role on the Qnary Advisory Board. 

Joining DiGennaro Communications marks a “homecoming” back to PR agencies after almost four years consulting while raising her two young children. In that time, Agresta handled high-profile clients including Comcast NBCUniversal, Mercedes-Benz, MakerBot, and multiple tech startups.

“The opportunity to return to the agile environment of a smaller firm and be more hands-on with clients thrills me to no end,” said Agresta. “I’m excited to work with Sam and the seasoned team at DiGennaro Communications to scale the B2B digital-first product offering I have built these last few years. Combining this with the chance to mentor top-tier communications talent makes this opportunity the perfect fit.”

In addition to her digital and social media experience, Agresta has cultivated a relationship with SXSW over the last 12 years, running the Techset Lounge -- the largest hub for journalists, influencers, and digerati at this vital tentpole conference. 

About DiGennaro Communications

DiGennaro Communications is a full-service strategic communications company specializing in the media, marketing, technology, and entertainment sectors, and was founded in 2006 by Samantha DiGennaro. The agency’s areas of expertise lie in B2B strategy, media relations, content creation, executive thought leadership and visibility, speakers’ bureau, market intelligence and training. With 40+ B2B and B2C communications strategists and former journalists/editors, DGC delivers access to virtually every reporter, conference organizer and industry influencer its clients want to reach. Clients include Postmates, Refinery29, Spotify, David & Goliath, DDB, Man Made Music and the 4A’s. Leading brands and emerging entrepreneurs trust DGC to deliver the increased awareness and understanding that ultimately drives brand value. DGC is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Austin.

DGC is a repeat recipient of The Observer's PR Power 50 Award, named Company of the Year by The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, a Great Entrepreneurial Place to Work by NY Enterprise Report and has been included in Inc.'s 500|5000 list of America's fastest growing privately held companies for over five years. DiGennaro herself has also been recognized as an Entrepreneur of the Year by The Stevie Awards and is a recipient of the SmartCEO Brava! Award. Learn more here: www.digennaro-usa.com

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Michael Burgi

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