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Sandy Skees


Sandy Skees, president and founder of Communications4Good, provides businesses, early stage companies and organizations with sustainability analysis, communications counseling and program implementation.

At Communications4Good, a public relations/branding agency, Sandy is creating a language of goodness that gives business a way to focus, talk about, share, motivate and implement change in the world – change that values people, respects planetary resources and fosters prosperity. Her trademarked methodology assesses organizational assets, legacy, vision, human capital, business goals and market conditions to unlock the goodness inside of business through the power of language, stories, and communication.

With more than 20 years experience at global and boutique agencies, as well as corporate marketing experience at an international technology company, Sandy is recognized for highly developed problem solving skills that bring communications solutions to Fortune 100 corporations. Previously a partner at Porter Novelli, she managed the global HP account team in 20 cities/10 countries around the world and served on the Global Citizen and Pro Bono Initiative.

Currently she sits on the Santa Cruz Design + Innovation Center Advisory Board, mentors for the California Clean Tech Open and the Entrepreneurs Foundation, is serving on a green building committee and advises a national micro credit non profit.