With 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing and brand development, Kristin Weissman is a multi-award-winning executive who currently serves as the Founder and CEO of Studio K (www.studiokorlando.com), an entertainment studio featuring the largest variety of dance and dance fitness classes for adults. She also owns the professional cosmetics line, Kristin Noelle Cosmetics, the national public relations firm, Kristin Noelle Consulting, and the leading entertainment blog and former lifestyle magazine, The Backdrop.
Before leading these efforts, Kristin was the Director of Marketing and Communications for Windermere Preparatory School, as well as the Director of Public Relations for Full Sail University, an entertainment media university outside of Orlando, FL. Kristin worked with events such as the GRAMMY® and Academy Awards®, WWE, ESPN, and high profile and celebrity projects in film, music, and video game development.
Prior to this position, Kristin served as the Director of Communications for Give Kids The World, a non-profit resort for children with life-threatening illnesses where she lead efforts such as the Tournament of Roses Parade, and worked in public relations with partners including NASCAR, Wal-Mart, and Procter & Gamble.
However, before relocating to Orlando, Kristin originated her career in the casino industry working in both marketing and operations for Harrah’s Entertainment, as well as for the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort.
Kristin has also served as the National Public Relations Manager for the Miss America Organization in Atlantic City, NJ, helping to produce the nationally televised live broadcast, and represented both Miss America 2000 and 2001.
In addition to the companies she has represented, Kristin has also proudly worked closely with dozens of top-level celebrity talent and with television shows including: American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance, Step Up, Rock of Ages, Dance Moms and the Lifetime Network. Kristin also personally made it to the final non-televised round of Shark Tank with her business, Studio K.
Kristin is currently ranked in the top 1% of the nation for crisis communications, has received Congressional recognition for her work in Public Relations, and was most recently named among the 20 “Women of the Year” for 2019 by Orlando Magazine.
In addition to Kristin’s public relations and marketing career, she is also a published author with two books on the market: Barbie: The Icon, The Image, The Ideal - An Analytical Interpretation of the Barbie Doll in Popular Culture, and served as a contributing writer to the book, A+ Marketing: Proven Tactics for Success. Kristin also formerly represented the city of Orlando with her platform of health and wellness, as Ms. Orlando International. For more information about Kristin, please visit: www.kristinweissman.com.