Protect your people and your power.

Care for employees, safeguard organizational reputation

and mitigate risk with deliberate internal communication strategies.

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Adeo Advocacy
ssauls ,
sabina.kelly and

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June 3rd
2:00 pm EDT

As organizations consider the various challenges, opportunities and risks associated with re-opened economies, the value of proactive crisis communication with internal stakeholders has never been clearer or more urgent.


Across industry, large corporations, institutions, non-profits, universities and small businesses alike will require a delicate balance of technology, empathy, authenticity and consistency to ensure business continuity and to adequately address the liabilities associated with employing and serving at-risk populations during a pandemic.

Join Sabina Kelly, Greater Maryland Market President at Bank of America, Shanaysha Sauls, President & CEO of the Baltimore Community Foundation and Adeo Advocacy President, Jamie Fontaine, for a discussion of key considerations and tactics that leverage internal communication to promote employee and organizational wellness.

Leadership in crisis.

Strategic imperatives for communicating with internal audiences.

Tactics for understanding employee perception and sentiment.

Delivery vehicles that connect.


About the Speakers:

Jamie Fontaine is President of Adeo Advocacy, a communication and public affairs agency in Baltimore. A speaker, corporate advisor and advocate for women executives, Jamie is a twenty-year veteran of advocacy communication across disciplines, platforms and mediums including political, issue, corporate, non-profit and regulatory.

Sabina Kelly is the Greater Maryland Market President at Bank of America. She has more than 40 years of service in Global Commercial Banking at Bank of America in areas including credit, risk and commercial banking.

Dr. Laura K. Murray, PhD is a Senior Scientist at Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health in the Department of Mental Health and International Health; a clinical psychologist by training. Dr. Murray publishes extensively on global mental health in top journals, trains globally, regularly speaks at conferences and organizations and consults with organizations to improve functioning through skills training on stress, resiliency and leadership.

Shanaysha Sauls is CEO of the Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF), a philanthropic foundation that works with public, private and nonprofit partners to address critical civic issues. Prior to joining BCF, she served as CEO at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, recently featured in the Sundance award-winning film “Step."

June 3rd
2:00 pm EDT