Stephanie Smirnov

Ms. Stephanie Smirnov has been Managing Director of Consumer Marketing - New York Office at Daniel J. Edelman, Inc. since July 29, 2013. Ms. Smirnov serves as the President of DeVries Public Relations. Ms. Smirnov joined DeVries in 1998, and its Strategy and Innovation Group, as well as spearheading new business efforts and shepherding overall strategic counsel and creative process. Previously, she managed the agency’s thriving beauty and wellness division as Executive Vice President. With two decades of experience in consumer public relations, event management and cause marketing on both the agency and client sides, she has particular expertise in the areas of beauty, wellness and woman-to-woman communications. Her public relations career includes in-house management roles at the Donna Karan Company and L’Oreal USA, Inc., and extensive experience on the agency side providing senior counsel to leading marketers such as Procter & Gamble, Sephora, Hanesbrands and Novartis. She sits on the Board of Governors of Cosmetic Executive Women, the beauty industry’s leading trade organization. [+]