Strategic counsel; media relations; social media strategy, outreach, and monitoring; website and digital strategy; blogs and newsletters; print and digital content and collateral creation; New York market strategy; and press materials.
Wendy Silverstein is the president of Stryker-Munley Group, New York.
The New York office specializes in design and lifestyle industries and offers customized brand marketing and communications services to our clients. Committed to raising brand awareness and cultivating influencer engagement through the strategic use of content and media, we provide ongoing counsel as well as day-to-day account management to ensure that all programs are targeted, engaging, and effective. Our programs, plans, and deliverables are highly customized to ensure they best serve the specific client and brand.
Trained as an architect, Wendy began her career as a design journalist. She spent nearly two decades producing content for Architectural Digest and The New York Times Magazine Group where she developed her curatorial, storytelling, and team management capabilities.
She transitioned from editorial to running the New York office and media relations team at award-winning Minneapolis-based Carmichael Lynch Relate. Counting blue-chip brands Lutron, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Formica, Sherwin-Williams, and American Standard as clients, she cultivated her skills in thought leadership, media relations strategy, and product launches.
Current and recent clients include major brands and established architects and interior designers. By offering counsel on content, devising social media strategy, and managing aspects of marketing, media relations, and communications, Wendy provides expertise that is both comprehensive and highly customized.
Wendy is a member of the IFDA (International Furnishings and Design Association) New York Chapter. A native of Los Angeles, she has a degree from UC Berkeley and is a Certified Business Coach.
"Wendy knows how to strategically manage all levels of communications. She is thoughtful in every step of the way, always implementing best practices, bringing new, creative ideas to the table, and never leaving a stone unturned. She provided great leadership for a team of professionals, who learned a great deal from her. I highly recommend her for reliable counsel, strong service, and proven results."
Queens Botanical Garden
"Wendy is a solution-focused visionary. She has the ability to envision an opportunity from start to finish through her creative lens. And through her multiple personal and professional connections, is able to find solutions that are tailor-made to not only fix the problem but make you forget there ever was a challenge that might be a barrier to success. Her can-do attitude is second to none."
Strategic Communications Expert
"Wendy has an amazing ability to connect with the media and understand what compels them to write stories. She is approachable, insightful and creative. She and her team produced tremendous results for Lutron during her time at CLS. I personally consider Wendy a mentor and would highly recommend her."