Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Network With Dallas PR Professionals

CCPA students and alumni, think your networking skills are perfect? Is your resumé ready for the real world?

Great. But if not, Networking Night is your chance to perfect your skills before you officially enter the job hunt.

network night with ccpa

Wear business professional attire and network with communication professionals from the DFW area from 5:00 – 7:00 pm this Tuesday, October 29 in the messaging Lobby of Owen Arts Center.

This is your chance to practice your elevator pitch, your small talk, and your ability to start and end a conversation without feeling awkward. Make sure to bring your resumés, business cards and job search strategies. Don’t forget to update your Linkedin profile!

Who will be attending?

Greg Artkop
Director of Business, Brand and Strategic Communications
Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages
– Areas of expertise: crisis communication, public affairs, public relations

Nan Banks
Director, Center for Communication
Toyota Motor North America
– Areas of expertise: career interests, public relations, internal communications, and executive communications

Laurie Barnett
Senior Director, Outreach and Preparedness
Southwest Airlines
– Areas of expertise: corporate communications, crisis management, community relations, and culture
– Willing to review: resumes, job search strategies

Katherine Bradford
Managing Partner
Acceleration Consulting
– Area of expertise: consulting
– Willing to review: resumes, LinkedIn profiles, job search strategies

Jane Koenecke
Real Communicating
– Areas of expertise: corporate communication, non-profits
– Willing to review: resumes, LinkedIn profiles

Taylor Cole Longacre, APR
TV Host and Producer
Amazon Prime, MPN Global
– Areas of expertise: career interests, job search strategies, LinkedIn profiles
– Willing to review: LinkedIn profiles and job search strategies

Stan Levenson, APR
President and CEO
Levenson Strategic Communication Advisors
– Area of expertise: strategic thinking
– Willing to review: job search strategies

Regina Moldovan
AVP, Marketing and Communications
Southern Methodist University
– Areas of expertise: marketing strategy, public relations, leadership, marketing communications
– Willing to review: resumes

Katie Mudd
Vokol Group
– Areas of expertise: media relations, influencers, strategic partnerships, PRSA
– Willing to review: resumes and LinkedIn profiles

Marvin Singleton
Senior Vice President
Hill + Knowlton Strategies
– Areas of expertise: crisis communications, corporate communications, media relations, public affairs

Susan Straub
Senior Director of Internal Communication
Alliance Data
– Areas of expertise: internal communications, intranets, digital communications
– Willing to review: resumes and LinkedIn profiles

Betsy Orton
Chief Development Officer
Mi Esuelita Preschool
– Areas of expertise: nonprofits, development/fundraising, and education

Tara Ford Payne
Vice President of Communication and Outreach
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
– Area of expertise: career interests
– Willing to review: resumes and job search strategies

Jim Savage
Sr. VP and General Manager
Pierpont Communications
– Areas of expertise: resume building targeting prospective employers, personal branding
– Willing to review: resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and job search strategies

Cindy Strand Yared
President and Owner
Corps Team Dallas
– Areas of expertise: moving past the entry-level position, working with recruiters

Brie Strickland
Associate Manager, Channel Marketing
Southwest Airlines
– Areas of expertise: Crisis communications, media/influencer relations, digital communications, transitioning from intern to full-time employee, marketing
– Willing to review: LinkedIn profiles

See you there!

We look forward to seeing you next Tuesday at 5:00 to grow your network, improve your resumé, and learn more about potential opportunities after graduation. Students and alumni are welcomes and encouraged to attend.