Breakout Session, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore Professional Presence to Raise your Brand

Session Overview

The Professional Presence presentation is designed to provide tips to build confidence, skills, and behaviors that support career development and advancement. As the marketplace changes and becomes more competitive, organizations need a workforce that is agile, innovative, and skillful to respond and influence business trends. Developing professionalism requires continuous efforts to achieve goals and build a strong reputation.


After attending this session, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify strategies for creating an online and in person presence to foster a professional reputation.
    2. Define baseline communication skills and methods for advancement.
    3. Identify their marketable skills, attributes and business acumen to present in a commercial setting.
    4. Apply methods for presenting ideas, comments and experience to be heard and considered.


Katherine GalassoKatherine Galasso, MS, Certified MINT Trainer

Communication Consultant

Katherine Galasso is a Communication Consultant in organizational development, leadership, communication skills and change management. She is one of 1,400 members of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), dedicated to upholding a standard for quality training in facilitating behavior change. As a member of MINT, she has taught in Germany, Canada, Ireland, and across the United States.
In her work at BCBSMA, she has presented her programs to professionals in major hospitals, physician groups, and community organizations supporting clinical, behavioral health and business leaders develop advanced communication skills.
Throughout her career, she has provided strategies and training to solve communication issues and develop employee programs to advance corporate cultures, manage change, and improve operations.
Katherine has a Masters' degree in Leadership and Management, a BS in Speech, Communication and Business Organization, and is a certified Instructor/Facilitator and Master Trainer. She is also an Alumni of Brian Tracy's Speaker Program. Most recently earned recognition in her MI Training from MINT.