Q&A with Lori Bertelli, VP of client services, public relations

04/02/2019 - Amanda McKinney Smith

As part of our Get to Know 280blue series, we’re shining the spotlight on 280blue Vice President of Client Services, Public Relations Lori Bertelli who joined us in November of 2018. Lori spends her workdays strategizing, writing and searching for media opportunities for our clients. Clearly, Lori is a busy woman, but she took a few minutes out of her day to share seven things you might not know about her:

    1. Where are you from?
      I’m a Jayhawk – born and raised in Kansas. And, yes, I do love NCAA basketball. Rock Chalk! Once I graduated from college, I left Kansas and spent time in Utah, New York City and Washington, D.C.


    1. Favorite part of 280blue?
      Getting parts of the “Riverbed Band” back together and working with new, smart people. We have several former Riverbed employees here at 280blue!


    1. What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?
      What it was like to be goth in high school in Kansas.


    1. What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?
      Volunteer to feed the hungry or volunteer in other ways to support the homeless population in our cities.


    1. What is your favorite news/tech/marketing/business website?
      The Gray Lady, New York Times


    1. What is your favorite band or type of music?


  1. Who inspires you?
    My daughter