Born and raised in Bolingbrook, IL (outside of Chicago), Chloé Kerr is an athlete turned public relations (PR) & corporate communications professional in consumer brands. Prior to communications, she played basketball for 15 years, both at the collegiate and professional levels, spending five years traveling abroad in countries including Australia, Greece, Spain, Slovakia, Sweden and the Czech Republic. Her experience helped build excellent leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving skills that were transferable to a career in communications and within a diverse company culture.
Chloé has worked on communications for that last 5 years. Currently, she works at Ketchum in Washington D.C., a global PR and communications firm, within the brand marketing practice. Her clients represent two of the largest consumer packaged goods companies in North America.
Her role continues to build on a strong corporate communications framework, from influencer campaigns to brand strategy to media relations. Moving forward, she hopes to oversee the development and implementation of key communications initiatives, cultivate a strong team and evolve brand storytelling. Ultimately, Chloé’s long-term objective is to work in-house within the corporate communications function on behalf of inclusion and multicultural engagement, raise cultural awareness and oversee social impact initiatives that enhance brand storytelling and brand purpose.
Chloé has a B.A. from the University of Southern California in communications and political science as well as a master’s degree in public relations and corporate communications from Georgetown University.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.