Brenda Christensen is CEO of Stellar Public Relations, a recognized global leader in public relations, investor relations, branding, funding and corporate guidance for startups, Inc. 500 and Fortune 500 companies. In addition to serving a broad base of clients, she currently serves as an adviser on private boards in North America.
Before launching Stellar Public Relations, Brenda was corporate officer and VP, Corporate Communications and Marketing of Maximizer CRM. She built the company into a customer service and e-commerce software world leader and increased shareholder value over hundredfold, culminating in two financing rounds of $10 and 15 million respectively. She also oversaw an RTO on a major stock exchange, ultimately leading to growth more than 10 times revenue.
Previously, Brenda was a Board Director and head of global PR at GoldMine Software. She helped grow the business from $500K to $100 million in seven years, more than quadrupling its market share. As a result, GoldMine attained the number one position in the US distribution channel and, for the first time in its history, the number one CRM position in the world.
Among her many clients, Brenda has implemented PR strategies for such corporate leaders as Apple, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, Hitachi, GM, Domino’s, Kmart, The Taubman Company, Uniroyal, Stroh's, Owens Illinois, TRW and United Technologies. Her efforts have resulted in hundreds of product and corporate awards and thousands of media placements throughout her career.