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Kelley Skoloda, MBA

Kelley Skoloda, M.B.A., is the Founder and CEO of KS Consulting & Capital LLC and is a recognized authority on brand marketing and marketing to women. Her current clients include national health-related organizations like the American Dental Association and Cancer Be Glammed. Kelley is also a co-founding member of the Next Act Fund, an angel organization that invests in early-stage, women-led companies. She serves as co-chair of the Investment Committee, as a due diligence lead and as a deal flow liaison with other angel groups. Previously, Kelley was a Partner and Director of the Global Brand Marketing practice for global PR firm, Ketchum. As a trend-spotter and early adopter, Kelley is an influential voice on marketing-to-women from the page to the stage. Her business book, Too Busy to Shop: Marketing to Multi-Minding Women, was named a "must read" by Publishers Weekly and is carried on Amazon. Kelley has spoken at global venues, including the Consumer Electronics Show, M2W, Marketing to Gen Z, Swipe Right and the PRSA International Conference. Recently, she and her son, Jake, an 18- year old student and president of the Millennial Ad Network, have been speaking at events on the topic of generational entrepreneurism. Kelley has been named one of the “most influential women in business” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, has been voted into the PRSA-Pittsburgh Hall of Fame, has served on the BlogHer/SheKnows, Women@NBCU and Pink Magazine advisory boards, the RendrFX Board of Directors, the Seton Hill University Board of Trustees and as a member of The TODAY Show Parenting Network. Skoloda has been quoted and her work has been featured in HuffPo, Time.com, TODAY.com, Fortune.com, Forbes, Adweek, BRANDWEEK, C-SPAN and many other media outlets.