Professional summary

I am a public relations professional who has led corporate communications at some of the world's most visible companies -- General Motors, Levi Strauss, Visa USA and Charles Schwab. Additionally, I led global media relations for McDonald's, Harrah's casinos and Holiday Inns. I started my career in the oil and gas business in Texas. I have expertise is all key aspects of corporate communications, including financial communications, employee communications, crisis

Engagement overview

Typical engagement is a specific assignment to be done within a specific end date for an agreed-upon number of work days.


• Chevron
• AT&T
• Amgen
• Genentech
• Catholic Healthcare West
• Kaiser Permanente
• BEA Systems
• Catholic


Unfortunately, you've identified one of the most intractable workplace problems to be found.

I've coached and counseled others facing this situation and I wish I could tell you that things subsequently improved. In my experience, they did not; or at least not in any significant way.

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