Monday, May 7, 2012

May Speaker Profile: Katie Seay, American Heart Association

Katie will be one of our panelists for this month's Breakfast on May 14, where we will be discussing Innovation Fueled by Respect.

After practicing in the field of public relations for seven years, Katie Seay, APR, feels passionate about working for organizations that dedicate the majority of their operations to serving others.

An Atlanta native and Wolfson High School graduate, Katie’s passion for  all things equine, lead her to a bachelor of science in equestrian science from Stephen’s College in Columbia,  Missouri.   Katie worked as a riding instructor in Missouri and Louisiana, and then  ran her own riding lesson/boarding stable operation in Green Cove Springs, until returning to school in 2003. 

In December of 2004 Katie graduated from the University of Northeast Florida with a B.S. in Communications-Public Relations. Since that time she has worked in the communications field for Big Brothers Big Sisters of North East Florida, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and currently is the director of communications for the American Heart Association-First Coast Market.

She has been a member of the North Florida Public Relations Society of America since 2004. In 2006, Katie’s Big Brothers Big Sisters of North East Florida Bowl For Kids Sake public relations campaign received a local Image and Judges award from the Jacksonville Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.  Katie became accredited in public relations in September of 2011.

Katie, is an active member of our community always looking for innovative ways to bring education and engagement to our community. We look forward to hearing her diverse views and passion about serving her community.

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