Kent Wissinger is a senior-level corporate communications
executive with experience in strategic communications, crisis management, media relations, public affairs, and online communications. He’s managed many successful communication initiatives
in the private sector, not-for-profit space, and government, both federal and state.
He is currently Corporate Communications Manager at Wilmington Trust. Kent serves as spokesperson for the firm, counselor to senior executives, and manages national media relations. He has the good fortune to work with some of the best financial journalists at the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, New York Times, Bloomberg, Reuters, and more.
Previously, Kent managed corporate communications for the Pennsylvania market for M&T Bank. Before that he was Director of Marketing and PR for the Harrisburg Symphony.
He also worked in federal government as Press Secretary for a U.S. congressman, and in state government as Press Secretary at the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. Earlier in his career, Kent managed marketing communications for a large commercial printer and at a high-end photography studio.
Kent is very active in the public relations industry. He currently serves as the immediate past Chair for the Financial Communications Section of the Public Relations Society of America. Previously, he was a Director for a regional PRSA chapter, as well as Programming Chair for the Pennsylvania Public Relations Society. He has been recognized for his contributions to the field of public relations.
He has spoken at conferences and community events, as well as being a guest speaker to public relations student groups at various colleges.
Kent works to give back to the community having served as President of a downtown improvement district, Marketing Chair for a classical music organization, mentor to public relations students, and is involved in other volunteer causes.