SkinnerBenoit is a Billings-based public relations and marketing communications firm dedicated to building and maintaining positive relationships for businesses, nonprofits, foundations, health care organizations, government entities and individuals.
We provide public relations, branding, marketing, public affairs, corporate communications, governmental issue representation, event coordination and individual representation. Clients include corporations, city/county entities, nonprofit organizations, hospitals, and individuals.
Corby Skinner is an independent marketing professional with an enormous capacity for assessing issues and creating positive, effective messages. His work is evident in all aspects of performing, visual and literary arts. He led the marketing and programming for the Alberta Bair Theater for 18 years, Skinner also directs the Writer’s Voice of the Billings YMCA and has served as Arts and Humanities Field Coordinator for the National YMCA of the USA. In addition, he has served on the boards of Downtown Billings Association and Community Concerts Association and is past chair of the Montana Committee for the Humanities.
Kathleen Benoit has been in communications, development, and special events coordination in Billings for more than 36 years. Prior to co-founding SkinnerBenoit Public Relations, she was director of development with the Alberta Bair Theater. Before that, Benoit was executive director of the Education Foundation for Billings Public Schools, working to enhance the educational opportunities available to students in the district including coordination and management of Montana’s largest school fair, Saturday Live. Benoit has also served as special programs consultant for the Billings Police Department, the Yellowstone County DUI Task Force, and the Montana Highway Traffic Safety Division. Her early journalism career includes television news anchor, news director of KEMC (Yellowstone Public Radio), and a freelance writer for a variety of local, state and regional news outlets. Benoit currently serves on the boards of the Alberta Bair Theater and Young Families Early Head Start.