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Listen to Me: The Art of Motivating Clients to Take Your PR Advice

Professional Development Workshop Set 2

Hosted by the Independent Practitioners Alliance.

If a client won’t heed your advice, your reputation may be at risk. Join independent professionals as they discuss how to motivate clients to make prudent public relations decisions that can affect their business — and your reputation.


Natalie Ghidotti, APR, principal, Ghidotti Communications

Photo of Natalie Ghidotti, APR As immediate past chair of PRSA’s Independent Practitioners Alliance, Ghidotti is a member of the PRConsultants Group and is past president of the Arkansas PRSA Chapter.


Katie Coates Ageson, APR, president, PR Projects

Photo of Katie Coates Ageson, APR Ageson works with clients in education, land development, water and wastewater management, the nonprofit sector, and cities and government agencies. She helps her clients obtain approval for their projects and meet EPA requirements for public information campaigns. She serves as chair PRSA’s Independent Practitioners Alliance, secretary of the Western District board of directors, and is past president of the Orange County Chapter.

Nathan Hokama, APR, principal, Strategic Communication Solutions

(Photo Unavailable.) Nathan K. Hokama, APR, is a principal at Strategic Communication Solutions. He provides issues management, crisis and emergency communication, litigation support, and media relations, community relations, internal communication, and marketing communications support. Hokama is co-chair of membership for the Independent Practitioners Alliance, member of the Counselors Academy, and past president of the Hawaii Chapters of PRSA and IABC.