Barbara Rozgonyi owns CoryWest Media, LLC, a Midwest-based strategic marketing consultancy founded in 1990. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofits, global PR firms and small businesses.

CoryWest’s plans grow business, build brands, and connect communities with marketing, social media and public relations. Barbara publishes http://wiredprworks.com and contributes to http://chicagomomsblog.com. A co-author of “Success Secrets of the Social Media Superstars” [Entrepreneur Press summer 2010], Barbara wrote the LinkedIn chapter. Founder of Social Media Club Chicago, Barbara/@wiredprworks was named a top 30 PR expert to follow on twitter by ereleases.com. A keynote speaker and an educator on the topics of leadership, social marketing, PR and branding, Barbara speaks and trains at the enterprise, entrepreneur and personal branding levels. A graduate of the University of Illinois and the mother of three, Barbara and her family live in Chicago’s western suburbs. Follow Barbara @wiredprworks on twitter.com or check out what’s new right now with the Wired PR Works iPhone app.

Recognition and Media Mentions
NBC 5 Chicago Inc.com, Chicagonista LIVE!, SOHO Magazine, NFIB.com the Voice of Small Business, LawMarketing.com, Alltop PR, AdAge Power 150, lowesforpros.com, Liberty Suburban Press, West Suburban Living, BizTalk Radio, Advice Radio, PepsiCo at BlogHer, The Business Ledger, BIGG Success Radio, Chicago White Sox, Sears Blue Blogger Crew, Mashable, TechCrunch and many online publications. Social Media Club Chicago Founder, Top 20 PR Experts on twitter, LinkedIn Expert in two books

Corporate and Conference Presentations
Ragan Communications’ Social Media Bootcamp, UnGeeked Elite, White Sox Social Media Night, Illinois Parks and Recreation Association Annual Conference, SOBCon, International Social Media Association, Office Depot Web Café, The Business Ledger Newsmakers Forum, Chicago Suburban PRSA, DePaul University Kellstadt Marketing Group, Community Media Workshop Making Media Connections, National Speakers Association Illinois, Citibank, Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce, Lombard Chamber of Commerce, Naperville Chamber of Commerce, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, adjunct faculty member at College of DuPage, BizNetExpo, WITI, Midwest Entrepreneurs Forum, Social Media Club Gold Coast, Chic to be Geek, Joint Commission on Health Care Accreditation, Illinois Institute of Technology School of Applied Technology, JSH&A, Affiliate Summit West, Midwest Moms Summit  

Social Media Marketing PR Speaker and Trainer
Applause = Motivation + Results
“Online marketing and PR expert, Barbara Rozgonyi, is a wealth of information, brilliant ideas, and resources for small and large companies alike.”  Marla Tabaka, inc.com
Your presentation was so beneficial and I LOVE your style, Barbara. You are great with our local audience; not too preachy but very informative!!  Even not being a business owner I took away so much!!  I work with businesess in other cities from my previous line of businesses so I will make sure to pass your name on!!  Thank you so much!!! Erica Cervantes, Account Executive, Time Warner Cable Business Class, sponsor of an event for Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce in August 2010