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Client Balance: Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket


Jul 18, 2018 1:46 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Tim O'Brien, APR
Owner @O'Brien Communications
Tim O’Brien, APR, is an accredited communications strategist and consultant, advising clients from Fortune 100 companies to associations, start-ups and nonprofits. He has provided service to clients across every major sector and has seen programs from conceptualization through planning. He has worked extensively in crisis communications, issues management, professional services marketing, writing and content development, marketing, media relations, message development, and workplace communications. Tim’s column “State of Independence” appears monthly in PRSA’s national publication PR Tactics. In addition, he has written for several business and trade publications on numerous communications topics. He is also a regular contributor to Muck Rack Daily, the national site that serves journalists and the communications field.
Wendy Kurtz, APR, CPRC
President @Elizabeth Charles & Associates
Wendy Kurtz, APR is President of Elizabeth Charles & Associates, LLC, a public relations and business development firm that specializes in helping executives become published authors and fee-paid speakers. An award-winning business expert, Wendy has been helping individuals, businesses and organizations develop and deliver their marketing and communication messages efficiently and effectively for more than 25 years. Billed as “the Empress of PR” by Mark Victor Hansen, co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul publishing empire. Wendy’s work with Hansen is what led to her firm’s specialization today. In addition to Hansen, Wendy’s client list has included the late Art Linkletter, politicians and candidates, military and law enforcement personnel, CEOs and entrepreneurs as well as civic and nonprofit organizations.