Our Reputation Architects

Our senior communications advisors draw upon backgrounds in media, finance, law and public policy in addition to communications, giving us the multi-dimensional, 360-degree view needed to get to the right solution to every challenge – not just the easiest or most obvious one – every time.

Jon Goldberg
Chief Reputation Architect

jon.goldberg@reputationarchitects.com

Jon Goldberg founded Reputation Architects in 2009 after more than 25 years as an adviser to top corporate executives, a senior leader at some of the world’s most prominent communications firms and a front-line spokesman for major corporations and non-profit organizations.

Over the years, Jon has helped countless companies, non-profits and government entities enhance their reputational equity, inoculate themselves against reputational harm and transform adverse situations into opportunities to demonstrate responsible leadership. His crisis and special situations experience has included everything from government and internal corporate investigations, complex mergers and reorganizations and unanticipated executive successions, to activist attacks, technology failures, privacy and data security breaches, product recalls, intellectual property challenges, class action litigation, labor disputes and workplace and environmental disasters.

Before founding Reputation Architects Jon was Partner and head of the Corporate Affairs practice of Porter Novelli, the international communications consultancy. Earlier, he was executive vice president of Edelman Public Relations Worldwide and Edelman’s national director of crisis and litigation communications and served in senior client management roles at J. Walter Thompson. He began his public relations career as manager of corporate media relations for The Prudential Insurance Company of America and as the chief spokesman for Prudential’s insurance, financial and corporate operations and The Prudential Foundation.

A frequent speaker and media commentator on reputation management and crisis communications topics, Jon holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master of business administration degree, both from New York University. He serves on the board of directors of the New Jersey Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and is a member the executive committee of the PRSA Counselors Academy, a peer-to-peer network of many of the nation’s top public relations agency leaders and advisers.

Kate Alexander
kate.alexander@reputationarchitects.com

Kate has led award-winning global campaigns across the corporate, financial services and professional services sectors for clients such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, King & Spalding, Capital One, American Express, TXU and AIG. An expert in executive and professional visibility and media relations, Kate’s work for the international law firm King & Spalding was recognized as the top legal media relations campaign of 2009 by PR News. Before joining Reputation Architects, Kate spent nearly nine years at Porter Novelli, where she rose from account executive to senior vice president. A graduate of Fordham University, she began her public relations career at Creamer Dickson Basford.

Suzanne Andora Barron
suzanne.andorabarron@reputationarchitects.com

Suzanne has extensive experience in corporate affairs, cross-border communications, issues management and advocacy relations for multinational companies and start-ups across the technology, financial services, professional services, healthcare and consumer products industries. As a vice president at Edelman, Suzanne managed global communications programs for The Samsung Group and, later, for the Korean Foreign Trade Association, helping the association and the Korean government promote the liberalization of the Korean market and the quality of Korean products to U.S. audiences. Previously, she was an international client services manager at Public Korea in Seoul, where she used her understanding of Korean culture and language in her work for The Sunkyong Group, Qantas Airways and Castrol Motor Oil. She began her career in Washington as a staff assistant on Congressman John D. Dingell’s (D-MI) Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. Suzanne holds a BA in political science from William Smith College and an MBA from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.

Corinne Billet (Paris)
corinne.billet@reputationarchitects.com

Based in Paris, Corinne specializes in strategic communications and business development for financial, professional services and technology companies across Europe. She has held senior marketing and communications roles in France for Mercer Management Consulting, Andersen Consulting (later Accenture) and CSC Peat Marwick, and managed media relations and marketing communications for the Paris office of Lovells, the global law firm. Earlier, she managed communications in France for Canon and the French commercial bank Credit National. Corinne holds an MBA from Haute études commerciales de Paris, and studied law, political science and English at Pantheon-Sorbonne.

Joann Cazorla
joann.cazorla@reputationarchitects.com

Joann specializes in social media management, content development, e-mail marketing, digital advertising and analytics for a wide range of clients. She has extensive experience working with hospitals, physician practices, medical spas, educational institutions, non-profits and luxury consumer brands. Joann began her communications career in multi-cultural marketing, creating content in English and Spanish for both digital and traditional media platforms. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Quinnipiac University.