President, Benbow International PR
San Francisco, CA
Priss Benbow has over 25 years of experience in public relations. As president of her firm, Benbow International PR, she created and executed public relations strategies and directed media campaigns to raise the visibility and credibility of client CEOs and their companies. During her career, she has worked with journalists in 17 countries and her clients have had articles published in or aired on the world’s most recognized media.
Before founding Benbow International PR, she worked in The White House press office where she served as a liaison to the White House press corps and held a top secret security clearance. Ms. Benbow worked also as a consultant at Bain & Company, the management consulting firm. While at Stanford, she has developed an interest in social impact organizations and is applying her skills in public relations to secure media coverage of the global refugee crisis.
Ms. Benbow has longstanding volunteer roles in community service in the areas of homelessness and education. She is an alumna of The Hockaday School, earned an MA at the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California, and has taught classes in public relations as an Instructor at Stanford Continuing Studies.