About Priscilla Berry
Dr. Priscilla Berry is a freelance writer and a former columnist for the Jacksonville Business Journal and runs a private communications consulting practice: Berry & Associates, which provides businesses with specialized programs to assist with corporate cultural transformation and leadership development, solving internal and public communication challenges.
Dr. Berry has wide experience in corporate communications, public relations, advertising and marketing. With over 25 years experience in government, private and public corporate cultures, Dr. Berry’s professional expertise is frequently sought to help corporations find workable solutions to the challenges of leadership and communication. The practice focuses on executive coaching and leadership development.
Dr. Berry is currently researching, publishing, and speaking on Communication Trends in the 21st century, the impact and importance of Social Media and personal branding. Other more pedagogical topics include educational reform, academic integrity, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as a team building tool, the Glass Ceiling for Women in Corporations, the Redesign of the Undergraduate Business Curriculum and the reworking of the MBA program with a current focus on Ethics & Compliance.
Most recently, she created a Financial Literacy curriculum along with Family Foundations that is currently serving corporate women in Jacksonville. Dr. Berry is passionate about the cause of Financial Literacy for women.
She was a guest professor for a semester at the University of Caen in France where she lectured to international post-graduates on Doing Business in a Global Economy.
Dr. Berry was a part of the Oxford Round Table Forum at St. Anne’s College, Oxford University in July 2009. She was one of forty presenters discussing Women’s Careers: The Presumptions and Burdens of Proof, presenting in Oxford Union Hall where Mother Teresa and Nelson Mandela have stood. It was a life enriching experience to be with women leaders from all over the world.
Dr. Berry is active in her community and a member of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Honorary member of Alpha Kappa Phi, sponsor for Jacksonville University Toastmasters, former member of the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women, the Association for Business Communicators, the Economic Roundtable of Jacksonville Executive Board, and the Women’s Executive Leadership Chapter, Family Foundations Advisory Board, the World Affairs Council, and the International Visitors Corp.