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Danielle DelMonte Rosso
Founder & President

Danielle DelMonte Rosso is the founder and president of PrepStart Consulting LLC, an independent college admissions and professional development consulting practice based in Buffalo, NY. Using her extensive knowledge and background in marketing, public relations and branding, Danielle provides strategic college admissions counseling and career development services to prepare high school and college students for successful futures. As one of the first of its kind, PrepStart Consulting incorporates both traditional and modern-day counseling to provide students with the critical knowledge and tools required to achieve academic and professional goals.


Danielle has worked several years in the public relations and marketing industry, developing brand identities and garnering publicity for local and national clients in a wide range of industry sectors. A graduate of the world renowned Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Danielle received her M.S. in public relations in 2013. She earned her B.A. in communication studies from Canisius College and is trained by UCLA’s top-tiered college admissions counseling program.

Danielle is a member of New York State Association for College Admissions Counseling (NYSACAC); American Talent & Development (ATD) Buffalo Niagara; and PRSA - Buffalo Niagara Chapter. She also serves on the board of directors for Buffalo Arts Studio. Danielle frequently speaks on panels about college admissions practices, career advancement and personal branding at various colleges and organizations, including Buffalo State College, Canisius College and the Salvation Army of Buffalo Employment Services Program.

PrepStart Consulting - Danielle DelMonte - Buffalo, NY


  • B.A., Communication Studies, Canisius College, 2012

  • M.S., Public Relations, Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Public Communications

  • Training by UCLA's College Admissions Counseling Program


Danielle has had articles featured on several career and millennial-targeted blogs and websites, including:

  • Chelsea Krost

  • nspHire


  • Buffalo State College and Cansius College (Guest lecturer)

  • Salvation Army of Buffalo Employment Services Program

  • Steve Tasker's Self-Leadership Camp (Canisius College Center for Professional Development)

  • Niagara Falls Advantage After School Program

  • City of Niagara Falls "College Seminar Day"

  • Leadership Niagara LYNC Program 

  • Upward Bound (D'Youville College)

  • Clarence Town Youth Bureau Speaker Series

  • Just For Kids "Kids College" Program


  • New York State Association for College Admissions Counseling (NYSACAC)

  • Association for Talent Development (ATD) Buffalo Niagara

  • Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)

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