Bill is a reputation management, crisis communications and professional development expert, keynote speaker, Wall Street Journal Risk & Compliance panelist, and best-selling author of Critical Moments: The New Mindset of Reputation Management. He has more than 25 years of global experience managing high-stakes crises, issues management, and media relations challenges for both Fortune 500 companies and winning global political campaigns.
Jeff is an experienced strategic communications and public affairs professional who has advised organizations through challenging media and political environments, public affairs campaigns, reputation management, message development and crises. Jeff has guided successful initiatives for a range of clients including Fortune 10 corporations, statewide associations, law firms and small businesses.
Megan is a dynamic, integrated communications specialist who oversees operations for Kith. She is experienced in crisis and strategic communications and has helped in guiding organizations through crises, risk awareness and planning challenges and assisted them in repairing and rebuilding their reputation. Clients in the industries of food and agriculture, higher education, financial services, and hospitality, have entrusted Megan with achieving their communications and reputational goals.
Chris Gidez is a senior reputation and crisis counselor, with more than 25 years both in consulting and executive positions in corporate communications. He has held senior communications leadership roles at Texaco, Chevron and Caterpillar, and while at H&K Strategies, led the firm’s global risk management and crisis response practice.
Ashley has a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Florida with a major in Marketing. Go Gators! She started her career as a Communications Director for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and went on to create her own company – ATBell Consulting Inc, providing marketing and event support to education companies.