I am so honored to be chosen as one of the youngest ever to win the Business Council of Westchester “40 Under 40” Rising Star Award! Congratulations to my fellow award winners! I look forward to celebrating with you at the reception on June 10th held at Mastercard International. Here is a list of the entire “40 Under 40” Business Council of Westchester class for 2010:
York International Agency, LLCClark Briffel
Reckson – a division of SL Green
Samuel Etre. Esq.
Sheryl Frishman, Esq.
Willem Gravett, Esq.
Erin Guven, Esq.
Michael Hekle, Esq.
Pure Physique LLCMatthew Lisk
Cushman & Wakefield
David Rubin, MD
Krishn Sharma, MD
John Tomlin, Esq.
Winners will be featured in Westchester County Business Journal. Ceremony Presented by: MasterCard and Westchester County Business Journal.
About “40 Under 40”
Modeled after the national business recognition program “Forty under Forty,” Rising Stars – Westchester’s 40 under 40 pays tribute to individuals in Westchester who are making their mark in their chosen profession at a young age. This innovative program is specifically designed to acknowledge individuals under the age of 40 who surpass expectations, raise the bar and set new standards for success. For more information, please visit The Business Council of Westchester’s site
Forty young men and women who exemplify leadership, foresight and a vision for the future of Westchester County have been honored each year since 2004.
I am also looking forward to attending the upcoming Business Council of Westchester event held by my fellow Rising Stars alumni:
Become a Source: How to Tell Your Story and End up in a Reporter’s Rolodex
Presented by the Rising Stars Alumni
Interface with media experts representing local news sources and major networks. Learn how to become an industry expert the media can rely on. Come away knowing how to craft your story, give the perfect sound bite and cultivate mutually-beneficial media relationships.
Hear from top media experts:
Tim Fleischer – News Reporter, WABC-TV Eyewitness News
Errol Louis – Columnist, New York Daily News & Commentator, CNN
Scott Rapoport – Freelance Correspondent, WCBS-TV
Tara Rosenblum – Anchor Reporter, News 12 Westchester
Caryn McBride-Executive Editor, Westchester County Business Journal
Mary DeSilva – Midday Personality and Program Director, WFAS AM/FM
Robert Schork – Senior Editor, Westchester Magazine &
Executive Editor, 914Inc.
Learn the practical application of these techniques from Rising Stars Alumni business owners who have successfully applied them to their own businesses.
Event attendees will have the opportunity to submit a “My Expertise” contact sheet to each of the media panelists.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
6:00 to 7:00 pm – Cocktail Reception
7:00 to 8:30 pm – Program
Westchester Marriott Hotel
670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY
KRIS RUBY is the CEO of Ruby Media Group, an award-winning public relations and media relations agency in Westchester County, New York. Kris Ruby has more than 15 years of experience in the Media industry. She is a sought-after media relations strategist, content creator and public relations consultant. Kris Ruby is also a national television commentator and political pundit and she has appeared on national TV programs over 200 times covering big tech bias, politics and social media. She is a trusted media source and frequent on-air commentator on social media, tech trends and crisis communications and frequently speaks on FOX News and other TV networks. She has been featured as a published author in OBSERVER, ADWEEK, and countless other industry publications. Her research on brand activism and cancel culture is widely distributed and referenced. She graduated from Boston University’s College of Communication with a major in public relations and is a founding member of The Young Entrepreneurs Council. She is also the host of The Kris Ruby Podcast Show, a show focusing on the politics of big tech and the social media industry. Kris is focused on PR for SEO and leveraging content marketing strategies to help clients get the most out of their media coverage.