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“It has been a long time coming for leaders to truly understand the strategic consultation and the strategic value that internal communicators have. 

Now it is seen and it cannot be unseen. 

So go get the promotion, go get a raise, get the team you deserve, get the budget that you need.” 

     —Kim Clark, Internal Communications Consultant, Speaker and Coach, 

The Bananatag Morning Show

Whether you’re ready for that next step or you’ve been laid off and are looking for your dream role, now is the perfect time to focus on the growth and resiliency of your career.

So kick self-doubt and fear to the curb and get REAL career advice from communication professionals that have built interesting, rewarding, and enviable careers in internal comms.

Listen in as our mentors answer all of your questions and we dive into what’s made the biggest difference in their careers and how they’ve succeeded and failed.

In this webinar, you'll learn:

check-box-60px How to make smart career decisions
check-box-60px What it takes to get hired and promoted into your dream role
check-box-60px How to plan your next career move after COVID-19



Our Host:


Adam Brayford, SCMP

Adam Brayford is the current IABC British Columbia President, a certified Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP), winner of the CRPS National Award, a 3-time IABC Gold Quill Award winner, a communications awards submission judge, and Bananatag’s very first in-house communications professional. With a background in Higher Education, Technology, Non-profit, in-house communications, consulting, hosting and speaking, Adam Brayford is obsessed with masterfully blending strategy and creativity in communications.


Our Panelists:


Trudy Lewis, MA, Chart. PR. MCIPR

Trudy is a communication consultant and executive coach with 20 years’ experience as a communications professional with a focus on strategic internal communications, employee engagement and communications for change programmes. She’s earned an MA in Communication Management and is a qualified Executive Coach trained by the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC). She is also a Chartered PR practitioner, a Board Director with the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), a member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), and a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF).


Tyrone Webb JR, Global Field Communications, SAP SuccessFactors

Tyrone is a savvy strategic leader, currently spearheading Global Field Communications for SAP’s largest Cloud Business Group, SAP SuccessFactors strategizing executive messaging with business priorities for 3500+ employees, customers, and partners. He is also the frontrunner for one of SAP’s largest Employee Network Groups (ENGs), Pride@SAP North America and is also a standing Diversity and Inclusion roundtable member in helping SAP to increase their inclusion footprint. Most recently, he has served as Vice Chair and Marketing Strategist for two Atlanta-based non-profits, Auditory Verbal Center and National Black MBA – Atlanta Chapter.


Carolyn Clark, Senior Director of Internal Communications at GoDaddy

Carolyn Clark has spent the last 10+ years leading internal and HR communication at major tech companies including Yahoo, Oath, and GoDaddy. She started her career as a news producer at ABC and as an NBC Page, working on shows like Saturday Night Live, The Late Show with Conan O'Brien, and The Today Show. In addition to her current role as the Senior Director of Internal Communications at GoDaddy, she has also launched her own consultancy, Ever After Communications and sits as an adjunct communication professor at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.