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September NOARK Membership Meeting

"Leading Through the Turn"

Categories: Membership Meeting

NOARK is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠. This program is valid for 1.00 PDCs for the SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

“Leading Through the Turn”

This is a leadership-focused presentation designed to equip and inspire leaders at all levels.  Elise will reference her book, "Leading Through the Turn" (McGraw Hill 2017), and incorporate a compelling destination/journey message that encourages leaders to “make the journey matter.” Primary leadership lessons include:

  • ·  Deal with uncertainty
  • ·  Navigate detours to find opportunity 
  • ·  Become an empowering leader
  • ·  Enjoy the ride (work/life balance)

SPEAKER: Elise Mitchell

Elise is an accomplished strategic communications professional and business leader whose entrepreneurial spirit helped build Mitchell from scratch into one of the top 10 fastest-growing firms globally, a two-time Agency of the Year winner and Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Company. The company’s client portfolio includes well-known brands such as: Walmart, Procter & Gamble, Hilton Worldwide, Kraft, Del Monte, Canon, Merck and others.

Under her leadership the company grew more than 500% in five years. In recognition of her accomplishments, Elise has received numerous awards including Agency Professional of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, and a Top 50 Power Player.

At the end of 2012, Elise sold Mitchell, and today it is the leading PR agency brand in the world’s fastest growing marketing communications companies, Dentsu Aegis Network. In addition to her role at Mitchell, Elise is leading efforts to build a PR brand for the network.

Prior to founding Mitchell, Elise worked on both the agency and corporate sides of the business serving as the top public relations executive for Promus Hotel Corporation and holding various leadership roles at three advertising and public relations agencies.

SHRM PDC's and HRCI Certification Hours pending.