Julie Baron is an affiliate consultant with the Ragan Consulting Group and has 25 years of communications experience. She is a resourceful communications strategist with demonstrated ability to work internally within the organization, as well as externally within the community. Her functional expertise includes employee and leadership communications, global communications, training and public/media relations. Baron’s client list includes Chicago Public Schools, Follett, Grainger, the National Association of Realtors, PepsiAmericas, ServiceMaster, Verizon and Walgreens. Prior to opening Communications Works, which helps organizations positively improve financial and operating results through communication, Baron held senior-level communications positions for NEC and Motorola.