Jennifer Goddard Combs
Jennifer honed her skills in Los Angeles, managing publicity for people in the entertainment industry and business community, before moving to Montecito.
This training prepared her for working with national and international media outlets — including securing media coverage in China and a front page article in the Detroit Free Press for Goleta-based TrueVision 3D Surgical.
A graduate of the University of Southern California, Jennifer has been an 18-year member, past president, Rotarian of the Month and Year of the Rotary Club of Montecito.
Stephanie Soldo has joined The Goddard Company Public Relations & Marketing as an account executive with an emphasis in media support.
Soldo brings a strong passion for writing and client relations to The Goddard Company. After graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in Structural Civil Engineering, she worked as an associate engineer for four years at a local Santa Barbara firm as she prepared for her dream career. Soldo is now writing her first novel and is looking forward to bringing her honed editorial skills to The Goddard Company.
SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Amy Bentley has been a professional journalist for 30 years. With a background in public relations, marketing and journalism, Amy has written or edited hundreds of press releases, newsletters, e-newsletters, blogs, brochures, articles and other materials for a wide range of print and online media, businesses, government agencies and non-profits.
Amy’s background in journalism is extensive. She worked for two years as the Copy Editor for Quilter’s Home, a national magazine, and was Managing Editor for Southern California Home & Outdoor magazine. She is a former reporter for the Ventura County Star and her freelanced articles have appeared in publications throughout Southern California, including the Orange County Register, the Ventura County Star, The Current (UCSB's online news publication), the Riverside Press-Enterprise, the Los Angeles Daily Journal and Riverside Magazine.
Amy earned a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from UCSB.
Mia's experience in communications and marketing aid in her work at The Goddard Company Public Relations & Marketing. Her work aims to generate publicity for clients includes but is not limited to arranging meetings, writing blogs and using social media.
Working with clients locally and internationally, Mia's willingness to go above and beyond makes her an asset to both the company and the client.
Originally from Laguna Beach, Hays is a graduate of Westmont College with a bachelor's degree in psychology with an emphasis in communications.