Nov. 8–10 | Atlanta
Del Galloway, APR, Fellow PRSA
Vice President, Communications, Wells Fargo – Mid-Atlantic Region
Galloway is responsible for Wells Fargo’s media relations and internal communications in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. His 32-year-career includes practice in the agency, corporate and nonprofit sectors; he also has been a public relations educator.
In 2004, Galloway served as PRSA president and CEO. He is a founding member of the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB) and a past chairman of the North American Public Relations Council. He previously served as president of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) and was the recipient of FPRA’s “Dillin Award” for lifetime achievement in public relations. He also is a member and past chairman of the Public Relations Advisory Council at the University of Florida.
Lori George Billingsley
Vice President, Community Relations, Coca-Cola North America
Billingsley oversees community giving and engagement for The Coca-Cola Company’s (TCCC) North America operating unit. She has 29 years of public relations experience in developing and implementing breakthrough programs that meet organizational goals, target audience needs and produce results. Billingsley serves on the boards of the PRSA Foundation and LAGRANT Foundation, and is a founding member of the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the Black Public Relations Society.
Billingsley was named one of The Network Journal’s 2015 Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business, and one of Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence (2014) by the Atlanta Business League. She also was recognized with the Phenomenal Woman Award for Corporate Leadership (2013) by the Black Women’s Roundtable, and was the recipient of the Global Visionaries Award (2010) for excellence in leadership and service from Howard University’s School of Communications.
Mark Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA
Executive Director/EVP, Golin Atlanta
For more than 20 years, Dvorak has built effective brand and reputation programs for corporate, nonprofit, association and government organizations worldwide, and helped them successfully navigate issues and crises. Today, he leads the Atlanta office of Golin, a global top 10 firm that is bravely reinventing public relations and communications. He also provides counsel to a number of the agency’s clients, including the National Peanut Board, Flowers Foods and several State of Georgia programs.
Long active in PRSA, Dvorak has been recognized as the Georgia Chapter’s Luminary Star and Shining Star. In 2013, he was inducted into the PRSA College of Fellows and the PRSA Georgia Order of the Phoenix. He has served nationally as an eight-time Silver Anvil judge, and as a member of The Business Case for Public Relations Task Force and the Universal Accreditation Board.