Kristen Green

Kristen Green

Principal

In the fall of 2004, Kristen Green founded KGPR, a lifestyle PR agency specializing in books, restaurants, wine, food, lifestyle, travel and canine culture. KGPR has represented The Watch Station Store opening in San Francisco’s Westfield Mall, Iyemon Cha’s US Green Tea launch at the De Young Museum, Maille Mustard US presence, Celebrity Wedding Planner Preston Bailey’s SF book tour, SIMI Winery, Inniskillin Winery, Gail Simmons book tour, The SF/SPCA, Macys (Flower Show and Glamorama), Commonwealth of Virginia, Leslie Sbrocco, Linda Murphy, Jancis Robinson, Chef Ruggero Gadaldi, Marilyn Monroe Wines, Bark Magazine, Tyler Florence Wines, Chef Tanya Holland (owner of Brown Sugar Kitchen and B-Side BBQ), Wag Hotels and the Great American Chef tour.

Prior to the launch of KGPR, she was a Vice President at Bratskeir | Seidman in Manhattan. She worked on many high-profile campaigns, including the Liz Claiborne launch of Kim Cattrall’s fragrance, Spark Seduction, Tylenol, More Magazine (More’s 40 Plus Model Search and More Marathon), Better Homes & Gardens Magazine and OT, a personal grooming line for tween and teen boys.

Kristen also worked in the book publishing industry for over eight years; her last post was as Director of Publicity at Harper Entertainment and William Morrow (HarperCollins Publishers). She has worked with several New York Times bestselling authors, including Dr. Robert Atkins, Tyra Banks, Rodney Dangerfield, Hugh Hefner, Dennis Lehane (Mystic River), and Bill O’Reilly, as well as culinary notables like The Wines of Baron Philippe de Rothschild, Miramax Zoe, and Prince Michel Winery and Restaurant in Virginia.

Kristen has also held a variety of public relations positions at Nike Communications, Penguin USA, and Harper Collins Publishers and managed publicity campaigns for Wine for Women by Today Show regular and PBS “Check, Please! Bay Area” host Leslie Sbrocco and Eating My Words, a memoir by Mimi Sheraton.

She is a member of the Women’s Media Group, SF Bay Area Publicity Club, a committee member of the San Francisco Kidney Foundation of Northern California, and a Boston University Alumni Board Member.

She lives in San Francisco with her husband, winemaker Jamie Kutch of Kutch Wines (Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir and Chardonnay). Kristen is a food, wine and travel lover. She enjoys gardening–even the challenge of growing tomatoes in SF–and discovering new restaurants close to home and around the world. Kristen loves adventure and her favorite trips include going on safari in Africa to ziplining in California.

Jamie Law

Jamie is a senior level communications professional with more than 20 years experience. She is extremely motivated, creative, and a passionate self-starter. She spent time working for award-winning chef Michael Mina and the Mina Group, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants as well as the Sacramento Kings NBA team. She has additionally consulted for Pacific Cocktail Haven, Kona’s Street Market, Monk’s Kettle and Abbot’s Cellar.

Jamie is a Bay Area native and when she’s not working, she is spending time with her daughters or cooking up a feast and baking a treat for her loved ones.

Jamie Law

Roshni Shukla

Roshni Shukla began her career in public relations for Border + Gratehouse, a tech-based PR Company. Having found her passion in the food and wine industry, she joins Kristen Green Public Relations and has worked for some of San Francisco’s premier restaurants including Fleur de Lys. An avid cook herself, she often enjoys pairing a great glass of wine with spicy culinary creations from her kitchen.

She is a proud alumna of the University of San Francisco with a B.S. in International Business. While obtaining her degree she was on the campaign trail working for Californians for Schwarzenegger and served as the Assistant to the Deputy of the Asian Coalition. From concept through completion, Shukla held press conferences and aided in the development of an Indian Coalition. Once the campaign was complete, Shukla worked for Governor Schwarzenegger’s Senior Advisor on Education, Margaret Fortune. Prior to entering the Governor’s office, Shukla served as an intern to Assemblyman Alan Nakanishi of the 10th District.

Carie Ferreira

Carie Ferreira has worked in television and the internet for nearly a decade. She has six years’ experience as a writer and producer in newsrooms. Her work at KGPR focuses on electronic media, media relations, day-to-day pitching, segment development, video production, media training, and more for our clients.

Prior to KGPR, she booked and produced segments on KGO-TV’s The View From the Bay – the only live, local show of its kind in the Bay Area focusing on food and wine.   As both a segment producer and hard news producer, she has determined what stories, topics, and issues get media coverage for nearly eleven years.  As a producer, she has worked on coverage of several major world news events over the past decade, including the Bill Clinton impeachment, the 2000 presidential election, the Enron collapse and economic fallout, the dot-com boom and bust, the Iraq war, the South Asian tsunami disaster, Hurricane Katrina, and the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. On that day, she participated in producing a groundbreaking online webcast at Yahoo!, Inc., which provided coverage of the day’s events to thousands of people without access to television.

Carie enjoys spending time with her family and taking road trip adventures with her daughters.  She and her husband live in the East bay and she is an East Coast native.