Honored by the Washington Business Journal as “a woman who means business,” Adele Cehrs owned and managed a Top 20 PR firm in Washington DC for 15 years. In that role, she served as spokesperson for a variety of Fortune 100 companies, ranging from DuPont to Lockheed Martin, to Verizon. As a publicist, Adele landed her clients interviews on Good Morning America, The Today Show and The New York Times. She has served as a PR strategist, corporate counsel, and crisis management consultant for such clients as Facebook, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, Verizon, and President Joe Biden.
Today, as co-founder of The Convincing Company, Adele speaks, consults, and advises companies and associations. Her presentations to the United Nations have been broadcast worldwide. She has taught crisis communications and business at Princeton, Cornell, George Mason, and Georgetown universities.
Adele started her career as a journalist for George Magazine, USA Today and the Asbury Park Press. She maintains her writing chops as a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Inc., and Entrepreneur magazines.