Kelley McCormick is a Managing Director in SKDKnickerbocker's Washington, D.C. office.
works for SKDK's public relations and strategic communications practice.
brings more than 20 years of high-level agency experience with a focus on corporate affairs, reputation management and consumer marketing.
is particularly strong in connecting the dots between public policy, corporate social responsibility and marketing.
Most recently, Kelley was an Executive Vice President at McBee|Gibraltar, Kelley worked on a variety of corporate and non-profit campaigns that address critical public health concerns such as obesity, the U.S. HIV/AIDS epidemic, and food allergies.
has extensive experience in branding and positioning, having worked on behalf of Dole Food, Gilead Sciences, the Financial Times, HBO, and the Bipartisan Policy Center
She serves several non-profit organizations including Running Start, CURE Epilepsy, and the Clinton Global Initiative.
She is also a member of the board of directors for the Miss America Organization - the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women - with a personal focus on encouraging women to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Kelley previously worked at Qorvis Communications, where she served as a partner with responsibilities for leading the client service initiative and other agency programs.
Some of her
previous clients include Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Feld Entertainment, Scientific American, Bloomberg Businessweek, and GQ Magazine
managed campaigns at Weber Shandwick/Powell Tate for nearly nine years, including a number of award-winning programs for the Eastman Kodak Company
Prior to that, Kelley worked at Ketchum Public Relations, where she provided media relations for a number of clients including Coca-Cola, MCI, and Lederle-Praxis.
Kelley graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in Journalism.
lives in Silver Spring, MD, with her
husband and three young boys.