This remarkable event will boost your skills, challenge your thinking, and propel you toward tackling the next big challenge as a communications practitioner. Share the experience with a wide range of regional professionals, and take advantage of the unbeatable opportunity to forge new connections and strengthen your network.

PR BOOTCAMP includes a complimentary breakfast, Q&A time with keynote speakers, and a first-look at the newly renovated Leadership Louisville Center, a world-class destination for leadership development.


  • Maria Paris – Yum! University
  • Mark Murdock – Kindred Healthcare, Board Member of
  • Katie Delaune – LG&E & KU
  • Sabrina Sebastian PetFirst Pet Insurance
  • Lisa Zangari – Leadership Louisville


  • 7:30 – 8:15amCheck-In, Breakfast, Networking
  •  8:15 – 9:45amYUM! University: Presenting with Impact – Maria Paris

Presentation skills are critical in the communications profession. This session, led by Maria Paris from YUM! Brands, will help you achieve breakthrough results with your next big presentation by helping you better understand your personal presence, sharing ways you can minimize stress and stage fright, and share tips on how to effectively demonstrate authenticity at every turn.


  •  10 – 11:00am: Social Media for Business  Mark Murdock, Sabrina Sebastian & Katie Delaune

In a few short years, social media has emerged as a vital marketing initiative for businesses of all sizes. Featuring the expertise of Mark Murdock from Kindred Healthcare, Sabrina Sebastian from PetFirst Pet Insurance, and Katie Delaune from LG&E & KU, this session will share the inside scoop on today’s most successful strategies for leveraging the power of social media in today’s competitive business market. Learn how to build trust and disseminate great content to help your business grow.


  • 11:15am – 12:30pm: Lead Like a Boss  Lisa Zangari

This interactive session is designed for accomplished professionals who want to take their career to the next level. Led by Leadership Louisville’s Lisa Zangari, participants will explore behaviors that lead to individual success and create an action plan that equips them for greater career responsibility. This course utilizes the powerful and solution-based curriculum from Marshall Goldsmith’s book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, combined with principles of emotional intelligence and the rigor of change management.

$65 Members

$85 Non-Members

$45 Students

Leadership Louisville Center, a world-class destination for leadership development
707 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202

PARKING is available along Main Street via parking meters, in the Louisville Slugger Museum garage on 8th Street, and the KY Science Center parking lot at the intersection of River Road and 8th Street.


2018 PR BOOTCAMP sponsored by: