22 Sep September 28, 2018 – PR Value of Awards Jennifer Bodner, Money Diaries Lindsey Stanberry and Great Parenting Nell Taylor
Jennifer Babbit Bodner – Public Relations, Social Media, and Exec Visibility
Jennifer Bodner is the CEO of Babbit Bodner, a communications consultancy that helps gazelle brands, companies in high-growth mode leap towards their future successes. Babbit Bodner offers public relations, social media, executive visibility and influencer outreach for fast-growing companies across the country. Jennifer was deputy general manager for Edelman’s southeast region, and at Grayling, she grew a consumer PR business inside an established tech firm. She started out at Carins & Associates and at Edelman she had account leadership experience with Starbucks, eBay, and Microsoft, among others.
Lindsey Stanberry – Work & Money Director at Refinery29 and Author of Refinery29 Money Diaries: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Your Finances… And Everyone Else’s
Lindsey Stanberry is the Work & Money Director of Refinery29 and Author of “Money Diaries.” As Work & Money Director at Refinery29, Lindsey provides millennial women with the smart, entertaining, financial and career advice they deserve. She developed her passion for these topics after her story “How I Saved $100,000 To Buy an Apartment” received a massive response from R29 readers. In 2015, she launched Refinery29’s first Work & Money vertical, covering everything from retirement funds and paid family leave to the inspiring female entrepreneurs she met in Haiti while interviewing Chelsea Clinton. She recently appeared on CBS This Morning as part of the Refinery29 series on the financial lives of millennials. Refinery29 is the leading digital media and entertainment company focused on women with a global audience footprint of 550 million across all platforms. Through a variety of lifestyle stories, original video programming, social, shareable content, and live experiences, Refinery29 provides its audience with the inspiration and tools to discover and pursue a more independent, stylish, and informed life. Money Diaries has been featured on CBS This Morning and in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, and more.
Nell Taylor enlisted in the Air Force and moved to San Antonio, Texas. After completing his basic and technical training, Nell married his high school sweetheart at the age of 19. During his stint in the military Nell had the first of his four children at the age of 22. Nell would ultimately leave the military to take his chances in civilian life and work a variety of jobs in the retail, manufacturing, corporate and public service sectors. Eventually, Nell would enroll in college and obtain his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree. As with everything in life, change is inevitable. In 2011, Nell and his of 22 years divorced, and needless to say, that experience was a trying time for everyone and evoked an array of emotions and events which ultimately created new life paths for both of them. Nell started writing his book in 2001 and who knew, 15 years later, that his book would become a symbol of much more. Life changes, but he is still a father of 4 and the continued source of strength and wisdom to his children. Nell believes a healthy parenting relationship is essential in creating the best people we can produce to be functional members of society.