Valerie has over 20 years of experience in the field of marketing, research and public relations. She founded The Big Picture in 2000 with two goals: providing comprehensive marketing and PR services and helping clients understand their own “big picture” for truly sustainable results. A combination of solid theory, creativity and real world practicality is her trademark approach to solving marketing and public relations challenges.
Before starting her own business, she was Director of Marketing and Business Development at a regional medical center. Valerie obtained her undergraduate degree from the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia.