Betsy Berger has spent nearly 20 years in public relations and internal and external communications, with deep experience in writing and in building the communications capability at a broad range of organizations. She was most recently the communications manager for natural pet food leader, Merrick Pet Care, and prior to that served as the associate director of communications for Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Betsy started her career in the PR agency world here in Chicago with experience on Procter & Gamble, Sara Lee and Whirlpool brands, and also spent several years as a freelance writer, editor and media relations professional in her own consultancy.
Betsy is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in English. A Chicago native, Betsy lives in the suburbs with her husband, Gregory; two sons, Eddie and Tommy; and her rescue tabby cat, Gus. In her free time, Betsy is a voracious reader and podcast listener; enjoys cooking; and completed her first half marathon in 2017. Fun fact: She had an all-Beatles wedding!