Senior Director of Communications and Client Engagement

Dia Kalakonas​

There’s an old adage that says coffee tastes better when served in a beautiful mug. Image matters as much as the message, and the emotion it evokes has equal importance. That is Dia’s philosophy for business and corporate communications; she has the ability to find the underlying inspiration and the story beneath the story to get to the heart of what makes audiences act. And she can seamlessly keep a million balls in the air at any given time, a talent that earns her the respect of colleagues, reporters and CEOs alike.

Background

Part creative, part analytical and entirely efficient, Dia is the rare communications professional who can see the whole picture as well as the smaller components that make up a company’s brand and image. Her background includes roles as the director of PR and communications at a private New England university, marketing and communications at a regional hospital system and operations and marketing at a multi-specialty surgical center. This experience has built her holistic understanding of corporate communications, marketing, promoting brand quality and creating a strong public brand reputation. Naturally skilled at meeting strangers and instantly turning them into friends, she thrives at leading teams and spearheading client engagement.

Education: Master of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University; Bachelor of Arts in Business with a concentration in Marketing from the University of New Hampshire

Passions

Incorporating design into all aspects of professional and personal efforts. Nobody likes something that doesn’t look or feel quite right – transforming spaces is her specialty. Dia, who maintains a keen eye through hobbies like interior design, home renovation and photography, has the gift of improving the aesthetics and authenticity of anything that comes her way. You’ll find her at her happiest when she’s traveling the world discovering new adventures, going for a cathartic run or anytime she is just footsteps from the ocean.

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