Claridy Communications is a full service marketing and public relations consulting firm created out of the belief that in order for clients to reach their full potential, they must be noticed.  President & CEO of Claridy Communications, Karlene Claridy, believes that the best way to maximize clients’ exposure is by creating a comprehensive strategy that includes integration consistent messaging, communicated throughout multiple mediums.  At Claridy Communications, we believe in listening to our clients and working with them to achieve their objectives. For Claridy Communications, a job well done is defined by exceeding our clients’ expectations.

Prior to founding Claridy Communications, Karlene was the Public Relations Manager of EPB, a public utility located in Chattanooga, TN. During her tenure, she served as the company’s spokesperson and was responsible for developing and implementing communication strategies in support of EPB.  Prior to EPB, Karlene produced successful marketing and public relations campaigns as well as managed special events for Nissan Motor Corporation, Central Texas Council of Governments, and the Virginia Department of Agriculture.

Karlene’s passion of serving the community compliments her personal life, as she serves on the board of directors for Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga, UTC Foundation, The Ochs Center, and the Bright School Parent Association.  Previously, she served on the following boards: the University Tennessee at Chattanooga Marketing Advisory Board, Creative Discovery Museum, the Public Relations Society of America – Lookout Chapter, First Things First and Weekend Academy, an educational enrichment program serving inner-city public school students.  Karlene is a graduate of Leadership Chattanooga.

Karlene earned a B.S. in Marketing from Hampton University (Hampton,VA) and an MBA from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Karlene can be reached via the contact form or using any one of the options below.

Phone:  (423) 503-6488

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