Kelly McDonald is a nationally recognized marketing expert, with deep specialization in consumer trends. She has worked with clients such as Toyota, Harley-Davidson, NASA, Sherwin-Williams, Chubb and Miller/Coors.
She is a professional speaker and was named one of the ”Ten Most Booked Corporate & Association Speakers in the U.S.” She was #1 on the list of ”26 Hot Speakers” by Successful Meeting magazine and ”one of the top women speakers in the U.S.”
Kelly speaks to organizations and associations of every size. She does 80-100 professional speaking engagements a year, working with clients directly as well as with speakers bureaus. Her style is a mix of high content and high humor. Kelly’s energy and humor keep audiences riveted and engaged. She employs audience interaction to foster learning and engagement, giving audiences a means of discussing the content and how it applies to their roles, their challenges and their opportunities.
Kelly is the author of four bestselling books: ”How to Work With & Lead People Not Like You”, ”Crafting the Customer Experience for People Not Like You” and “How to Market to People Not Like You”. She has been featured on CNBC, in BusinessWeek, on CNNMoney.com and on Sirius/XM Radio.
Her company, McDonald Marketing, has twice been named one of the top advertising agencies in the U.S. by Advertising Age magazine.