Marketing, branding, and PR play pivotal roles in business growth. They increase visibility and convey your message – what it is you DO!
Guests: Chuck Norman and Deneen Bloom
Chuck Norman, Owner/Principal of S&A Communications and Publisher of The North Carolina 100.
Deneen Bloom, Director of Client Services of S&A Communications and Associate Publisher, The North Carolina 100
Chuck Norman Bio
Chuck has 20-years of wide-ranging experience in public relations, marketing, branding and publishing in a variety of industries including economic development, professional services, automotive, colleges and universities, technology, engineering, government and municipal, associations, and chambers of commerce.
His clients include:
- NC State, Town of Cary,
- Cirque du Soleil,
- Falcon Engineering,
- First Tennessee Bank,
- Precision Tune,
- Cary Economic Development,
- Smith Anderson and the
- North Carolina Chamber.
He is an accredited member of PRSA and has developed a national profile and strategic agency relationships throughout North America through his involvement in Counselors Academy, a group of top thought leaders who shape the direction of the public relations industry.
Chuck has served locally and nationally a variety of other boards during and received the Triangle Business Journal’s 40 under 40 Leadership Award in 2009.
He earned his B.A. in communication with a concentration in public relations from N.C. State University.
Deneen Bloom Bio
Deneen’s expertise also spans 20+ years in marketing strategy, brand building, campaign development, consumer research, and advertising. She has worked with brands such as
- Golden Corral Corporation,
- Metro Goldwyn Mayer,
- N.C. Agency for Public
- Precision Tune Auto Care,
- Bear Rock Café, and
Deneen serves on the Board of Directors for public radio station WSHA, U.S. Uganda Orphans Education Fund, and has served on the Women’s Leadership Council with United Way.
She has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, Interact of Wake County and Band Together.
She holds a certification for Nonprofit Board Training from SPARC and the United Way of the Greater Triangle,
and served as Committee co-chair for Communities in Schools N.C.’s annual fundraiser.
Deneen holds a master’s degree in management from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California.