Speaker Bio

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Lori George Billingsley
Vice President, Community Relations/Coca-Cola Refreshments

Lori George Billingsley has 25 years of public relations experience in developing and implementing breakthrough programs that meet organizational goals, target audience needs, and produce results. Currently, she is the Vice President of Community Relations for Coca-Cola Refreshments. In this role, she oversees community giving and engagement for North America.

Billingsley has been in the Public Affairs and Communications department of The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) for the past nine years in a variety of positions. Prior to joining TCCC, Lori Billingsley her own public relations consultancy, LG Communications, which provided communications solutions for corporations, nonprofit organizations, associations, foundations and public relations firms. She was also a vice president at Porter/Novelli, where she managed a number of nationally acclaimed public education campaigns.

Billingsley joined Porter/Novelli from the District of Columbia Government where she was a senior public affairs specialist. She has taught at Ohio Dominican College, World Harvest Bible College, and Howard University.

Billingsley was a founding member of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Black Public Relations Society.  She has served on several national and local boards and committees; judged national communications campaign competitions; received numerous awards for her work; authored papers, publications and reports; and has conducted a variety of workshops and presentations.

Twitter: @loriinspires

Speaker Talk Schedule

July 29, 2017 - 1:05 PM - 2:30 PM Small Business Matters: Luncheon & Business Pitch Contest
August 06, 2016 - 1:05 PM - 2:30 PM Small Business Matters: Luncheon & Pitch Competition
August 06, 2016 - 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Small Business Matters: Opening Plenary