Vice President, Global Communications
Dawn Kelly is a vice president in global communications, Prudential Financial Inc., responsible for providing ongoing internal communications and media relations support for Prudential’s Retirement business, which delivers retirement plan solutions for public, private and nonprofit organizations.
Since joining Prudential 13 years ago, Kelly has been responsible for developing and implementing multi-faceted communications strategies for the parent company, as well as the Prudential Foundation and a number of corporate initiatives. Prior to her current role, she supported the International Insurance business and helped increase awareness of the company’s international business operations in eight countries. In addition, she provided to ongoing internal and external public relations support for Prudential’s Group Insurance business, which included helping launch the company’s newest businesses in Mexico and India. Kelly also represents Prudential in conjunction with various media organizations within the African-American community as well as select industry associations.
Prior to joining Prudential in 1999, Kelly served as the director of public relations at York College/CUNY. Kelly also held key media relations positions with the American Association of Retired Persons in Washington, D.C. during her 10-year tenure.