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Kelly Grunther Named Vice President, Marketing and Communications, of AFTAU
Monday, November 04, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Accomplished public relations executive has extensive experience in both private and public sectors

American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU) is pleased to announce that Kelly Grunther has joined the organization as Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

Ms. Grunther comes to AFTAU from UJA-Federation of New York, where she developed and implemented fundraising strategies including donor cultivation, events, and corporate development as the Assistant Director of UJA's Entertainment, Marketing and Communications Group. Prior to UJA, she had been the President and Founder of Kelly Grunther Public Relations, a full service firm representing clients in sports, entertainment, health care, fashion, beauty, and business, such as the Motion Picture & Television Fund, the NFL Player Care Foundation, and the Foxwoods/MGM Grand.

"I am excited to join the AFTAU team and develop ways to share news of the groundbreaking work coming out of Tel Aviv University," Ms. Grunther said.

"Kelly has a proven history of creatively launching brands, developing marketing programs and producing high-profile celebrity charity events," said Jennifer Gross, CEO of AFTAU. "Her experience and highly collaborative management style makes her a perfect fit for AFTAU's needs as we move forward."

Ms. Grunther graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in Political Science and Journalism.

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