2015 Rising PR Stars: Kimberly Setliff, Vice President, Antenna Group

Kimberly Setliff has soared from an account coordinator to a vice president leading Antenna’s San Francisco office in just seven years. Her strategic thinking, knack for building media relationships, deft management touch and strong work ethic have played a key role in helping Antenna thrive. In the first year since she assumed a leadership role at Antenna, the company grew more than 30%.

With a focus on bringing out the best of staff and establishing a team-first philosophy, Setliff represents the heart and soul of Antenna. She regularly serves as a model to young staffers of a successful career path.

Setliff has led dozens of accounts over the years at Antenna, delivering thousands of hits and hundreds of millions of impressions across energy and technology clients. Thanks to her expertise in the solar industry, Setliff has quickly established herself as the resident solar guru and has become the go-to communications consultant for a wide range of companies across the solar supply chain.

She has secured media coverage in outlets ranging from The Wall Street Journal to New York Times while helping clients successfully navigate complex communications challenges ranging from Congressional inquiries to bankruptcy. Setliff has helped her clients win some of the most prestigious awards in the world, ranging from the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer to the Wall Street Journal Innovation award.