City of Solvang just hired Santa Ynez Valley resident and public relations consultant Kady Fleckenstein as their public relations consultant, and she’s bringing a multi-disciplinary approach to her post.
While in college in Virginia, the Arlington-native composed her own major to learn about psychology, media ethics, theater and every topic her curiosity craved. With this degree under her arm, Ms. Fleckenstein left Virginia and came over to California where she flexed the muscles she would be using in her current post.
Ms. Fleckenstein’s track record includes being a Beverly Hills party planner, the executive director for both the Santa Maria Valley wine country and the vacation guide Visit the Santa Ynez Valley, the brand director for Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company, COO for Universal Wine Alliance and a general manager of Wooler Brands.
“I get to use all my experiences all at once,” Ms. Fleckenstein told the News-Press.
In addition to an impressive multi-disciplinary resumé, Ms. Fleckenstein also hopes to bring to the table the relationships she has built in the county over the past 12 years as a Buellton resident.
For her contract to provide a communications plan as well as ad hoc public information officer services, the City has designated $15,000, accounted for in the 2019-2020 annual budget.