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Rand Carpenter is Senior Vice President and Account Director for Ketchum South. She leads the ExxonMobil business for Ketchum in the U.S. and has over 17 years of experience in public relations and strategic communications. Rand started her communications career as an intern for Coca-Cola, where she then came to Ketchum Atlanta to support a number of accounts, such as Eastman Kodak, Cingular Wireless, Arthur Blank Foundation, Bombardier/Sea-Doo, Clorox and Pfizer. In 2003, Rand re-joined Coca-Cola North America in Public Affairs & Communications, most recently holding the position of Vice President & Chief of Staff. Rand rejoined Ketchum in 2014 to lead the ExxonMobil account team and also oversees the agency’s Nike internal communications work.

SXSW: Sessions, SouthBites and Social

by Rand Carpenter| March 18, 2015

Not knowing what to expect, I went to SXSW 2015 feeling a bit intimidated. Like any PR professional worth their stuff, I did my homework. I downloaded the SXSW Go app, researched sessions and speakers and spoke to colleagues and friends who had attended in the past. I have to admit, even after all that […]