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A public relations and brand marketing professional, Kathleen Neville serves as a key advisor to the National Football League’s head of football operations.
Prior to establishing her own firm, Kathleen served as a Senior Vice President at Hill and Knowlton International Public Relations in the New York Office. She previously served as director for Shea’s Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY and also served as a senior consultant at Ketchum Public Relations in Washington, D.C.
Author of two non-fiction books on gender equality in the workplace, “Corporate Attractions” and “Internal Affairs,” (McGraw-Hill) Kathleen has also written several articles for major publications and provided excerpts for major college text book publishers.
Kathleen has appeared as a guest expert and commentator on various television and radio programs including Good Morning America, The Today Show in NY, CBS This Morning, National Public Radio, NewsHour on PBS, Oprah, CNN, NBC and ABC networks. She has also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Agence France Presse, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and numerous other media outlets around the world.
Appointed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and a past Chair, Kathleen is a Commissioner of the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission. Recently named a Commissioner to the NYS Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, she is Vice Chair of the Humanities New York Board of Directors, a member of the Board of Trustees for Niagara University, serves on the Board of Selectors of the National Jefferson Awards Foundation for Public Service, the Wilson Community Library Board of Trustees and is a member of both the Author’s Guild and the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
Formerly in both television and radio broadcasting, she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the Rochester Institute of Technology and received a Master of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Niagara University. She studied clarinet and dance for many years, sang with the music group “Scarborough Fair” and later served as a choreographer and producer for various productions. Her appreciation and admiration for musicians, theatre and the performing arts is lifelong.