Joni Bertrand

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Joni Bertrand is a communications professional with 23 years of experience in marketing, advertising, public relations, fundraising management, product development, financial planning and business consulting.
She has earned a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University in Marketing and Merchandising, and is in her final semester at Purdue University working toward completion of a Master of Science in Strategic Communication.
Joni has held several executive management positions within the corporate retail industry, and has extensive experience in leadership roles within campaign/project management, human resource coordination and educational curriculum development with numerous nonprofit organizations. She is an academic tutor to middle school, high school and college students; is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, and serves on a few professional
boards of directors. Joni is a frequent writer for industry publications, as well as corporate and school newsletters. Her research interests include ethical communication, corporate crisis management and educational leadership.
In her free time, Joni enjoys photography, traveling, writing and cheering on her three kids in their athletic achievements. Fun Fact: Because of her Dutch heritage, she can actually “tip toe through the tulips” and dance in wooden shoes!