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Eclipsing Borders, Breaking Barriers, Building Careers: Lessons From Leaders

Professional Development Workshop Set 2

Sunday, Oct. 12, 4:45–6 p.m.

Track: Leadership & Management

Today’s public relations professional is met with challenges that the industry has never faced before. Hear lessons learned by industry icons who moved up the corporate ladders, extended their business to international markets and established careers in a brand new industry. Hear how they each have carved out a business that has developed a reputation for protecting brand and changing consensus.

You’ll also:

Moderator

Gary McCormick, APR, Fellow PRSA, director, partnership development, HGTV, Scripps Networks

(Photo Unavailable.) McCormick is responsible for identifying opportunities for off-channel exposure for HGTV and its on-air talent. He is a past president of the PRSA Foundation, 2002 Outstanding Professional Advisor of the Year and 2006 Honoree of the PRSA Educators Academy David Ferguson Award.


Panelist

Bill Heyman, founder, president and CEO, Heyman Associates

(Photo Unavailable.) Heyman leads Heyman Associates, an executive search firm specializing in identifying senior-level professionals for corporate communications and public affairs positions, as well as media and public relations, and branding and internal communications positions.


Presenter

Kathryn H. Beiser, executive vice president, corporate communications, Hilton Worldwide


Panelist

Keith Burton, partner, Brunswick Group

Photo of Keith Burton At Brunswick Group, Burton leads a global team focused on improving organizational performance by building employee trust and improving internal communications.