About Stephanie Llorente, APR


Stephanie Llorente is the owner of Prep Communications, a consultancy that uses strategic communications to build, maintain and defend organization reputations to meet client goals. Since 2015, Prep has partnered with organizations that desire to increase their level of communications readiness and mitigate business risk by communicating effectively with audiences that matter to them.

Prior to founding Prep, Stephanie managed the corporate reputation for Butterball where she spent nearly eight years in roles of increasing responsibility and served most recently as the company’s public relations manager. In that role, she held responsibility for all corporate and crisis communication initiatives. She has logged many hours in PR agency settings on behalf of health care, technology, nonprofit and real estate development clients. 

Stephanie also owns Restored, a faith-based community that provides relevant resources and intentional community to working moms. She is in passionate pursuit of helping moms in the workplace feel seen, connected to likeminded women, and supported in their multi-pronged roles as wives, mothers, and career-minded Christians.

A native of North Carolina, Stephanie is involved with multiple nonprofit organizations, volunteering in leadership positions to help meet organizational goals. She is currently the director of accreditation for the North Carolina chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and a past president of the Raleigh Public Relations Society. 

Stephanie earned her bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in public relations from North Carolina State University. She earned her APR credential from the Public Relations Society of America in 2014.