Southwestern Michigan native Pamela Gilchrist returns to present her keynote speech “Tsunami Success™” at the Kalamazoo Rotary International Club meeting on Monday, April 26th at noon.

“Rotary International exemplifies so many of the ideals that will carry organizations through this economic tsunami,” Gilchrist said. “Businesses that focus on the fundamentals, engage both customers and employees, and develop a nimble, agile culture will not only survive, but thrive.”

For the past 11 years, Gilchrist has owned an internal award-winning business consulting and communications firm in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has been researching emerging socio-economic trends and helping businesses adapt to these changes for the past five years.

Through her research, Gilchrist has identified trends that will shape how businesses will compete and succeed. In her keynote address, she will share some of these trends, client success stories and tips on how you can grow your business.

A popular speaker and presenter across the country, she speaks on emerging trends, brand presence and how to leverage social media. Companies seek her out for her expertise in executive presence and presentation coaching. In 2009 and she was named Public Relations Professional of the Year by the Cincinnati Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Her firm also swept the PRSA Blacksmith Awards competition with five additional top awards.

About The Gilchrist Group:

The Gilchrist Group is a strategic business consulting firm specializing in business growth, executive leadership and high impact communications. The firm has special expertise in guiding organizations through times of significant growth and change.

Gilchrist’ personally consults with executive leaders to help them improve their executive presence, communicate more effectively and move teams to action. The results: improved leadership ability, sharper business acumen and superior communications skills that ensure professionals are well-prepared for the next level leadership required to guide organizations successfully through these tough economic times.

Founded in 1999, as PR-Link Public Relations, LLC, the firm has served clients in a wide-range of industries including: financial services, healthcare, technology, manufacturing, engineering, government and not-for-profit.

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About CEO Pamela Gilchrist:

As chief strategist and CEO at the Gilchrist Group™/PR-Link®, Pamela Gilchrist is a Fortune 100 leadership and communications expert. She advises organizations on how to have more impact through breakthrough business strategies, brand presence and influencer engagement. She also coaches experts and executives on executive presence and personal branding.

She has served as chief communications council for companies ranging from Fortune 100s to small businesses for 26 years. Her unique combination of vision, executive management and entrepreneurial skills helps organizations achieve maximum results. In 2009, she was named PR Professional-of-the-Year by the Cincinnati Chapter of PRSA.

Her international award-winning firm serves clients across the country in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors.

Gilchrist holds a master’s degree from The Ohio State University, a bachelor’s from Western Michigan University and is a native of Gobles, Michigan. Gilchrist is an accredited member of PRSA and its Counselors Academy, a professional member of the National Speakers Association and a member of the American Marketing Association.

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