Myra Kressner '76

Myra Kressner '76 has 35 years of publishing and marketing experience focused in the retail and food service industries. After beginning her publishing career in 1976 at a New York-based firm publishing 30 consumer titles, Kressner found her niche in trade media/communication in 1978 at Lebhar-Friedman, Inc., a leading trade publisher.

In 1981 Kressner co- launched Retail Insights and Retail Marketing Group publishing and consulting businesses as an early pioneer establishing the value of electronic media and of networking. In 1990 Kressner co-founded CSP Information Group, currently the convenience and food service industries leading media company, building an impressive portfolio as a publishing and marketing executive innovating media in print, web-based and conference/trade show communication.

Myra graduated cum laude from SUNY at New Paltz and lives in Bayside, N.Y.