Prepared for Anything: September 25

"Reputation” is the largest uninsured organizational asset.  And since it takes a lifetime to build a reputation and only a few seconds to destroy one, in a split second leaders can find themselves in a position where they need to know how to manage a crisis situation. 

Learn the following: 

  • Highly- strategic approach to communicating during a wide variety of situations
  • Offer methods for establishing and maintaining "control of the message"
  • Enabling you to move forward with the message or mount a defense against a sudden press onslaught

Presented by: 

Stephanie York

Hennes Communcations

Stephanie York is Vice President and In-House Counsel at Hennes Communications, one the few firms in the U.S. focused exclusively on crisis communications and crisis management.

Hennes Communications serves corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, education and healthcare institutions, as well as law firms and their clients, that are “on trial” in the Court of Public Opinion.

With over 25 years’ experience in law and communications, Stephanie and the firm’s past and present clients include the 2016 Cleveland Host Committee for the recent Republican National Convention, ThyssenKrupp, Avery Dennison, Lubrizol, Kent State University, Oberlin College and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as well as scores of municipalities and law firms across the U.S. 

Better recognized as the Assistant Director of Law and spokesperson for the City of Akron and former Mayor Don Plusquellic, Stephanie serves on many local non-profit boards, including United Way of Summit County, Leadership Akron Alumni Association, Downtown Akron Kiwanis Foundation, and the Jewish Community Board of Akron.  She is currently President of the Jewish Women’s Endowment Foundation.

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