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Kellyanne Dignan

2018 Speaker

KELLYANNE DIGNAN is director of global corporate affairs with Ocean Spray. In this role, she oversees strategic development and execution of the cooperative’s media and public relations, executive communications, employee communications, grower/shareholder communications, social responsibility, events management, and corporate digital and social media presence. She also acts as lead communications counsel for the CEO, board of directors and executive team, and serves as the primary cooperative spokesperson with the media and other key stakeholders.  Dignan is a veteran corporate affairs and public relations leader, with more than fifteen years of experience working for and with global organizations on complex issues. She began her career as a network news producer and journalist, spending several years with NBC, USA Today and MSNBC before shifting her focus to public relations, joining the firm Rasky Baerlin Strategic Communications as an associate vice president.  Dignan is a graduate of American University with a BA in public communications, and also earned an MBA from Trinity College Dublin. She resides in Boston, Massachusetts, and is active in the community, serving on the boards of Wellesley’s Dana Hall School and the Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center. @oceansprayinc