NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Matthew Abenante, Senior Vice President of New York City-based investor relations agency Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc., has been accepted into the Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only community for executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies.
Mr. Abenante currently serves as Senior Vice President at Porter, LeVay & Rose. He was selected for the Agency Council based in part on his career-long pursuit of helping high-growth public and private companies communicate more effectively with investors, employees and other key stakeholders. With more than twelve years in the investor relations and financial communications space, he has worked with companies of all sizes in a wide variety of industries. Mr. Abenante plans to share his expertise and experiences in investor relations through his new role with Forbes.
Mr. Abenante joins other Forbes Agency Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on Forbes.com.
Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.
“I am truly excited for the opportunity to join the Forbes Agency Council, to learn from and contribute to this highly esteemed community” said Matthew Abenante, Senior Vice President of Porter, LeVay & Rose. “The investor relations business, particularly on the agency side, is truly a unique and vivid environment. I’ve had the privilege of learning from one of the true pioneers of investor relations, Michael Porter, president of Porter, LeVay & Rose. I look forward to sharing my experiences and thoughts on our business and discussing how we’ve been able to help growing companies communicate effectively and reach a wide audience for over 46 years.”
Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Matthew into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”
About Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc.
Porter, LeVay & Rose is a premier full-service investor relations and corporate communications firm that has functioned as a principled and responsible liaison with its clients' stakeholders for more than 47 years. Porter, LeVay & Rose represents both private and public companies in a wide range of industries, including technology, biotech, medical devices, manufacturing, mining, business services, and retail. For more information, visit www.plrinvest.com.
About Forbes Councils
Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils, invitation-only communities for world-class business professionals in a variety of industries. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, receive personalized introductions to each other based on their specific needs and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including best-in-class concierge teams, personalized connections, peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on Forbes.com. For more information about Forbes Agency Council, visit https://forbesagencycouncil.com/. To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit forbescouncils.com.