Creative. Bold. Determined. Passionate. Loyal. Classic ingredients of a successful brand builder. And classic descriptions of Kelly Vanasse, who leads Procter & Gamble’s brand communications efforts across a portfolio of global household names.
While a bevy of professional accomplishments spanning her more than 20-year career speaks for itself, to know Kelly is to know that how she delivers those results is what truly sets her apart. She doesn’t just lead, she leads well and with head and heart. She is a consummate counselor who consistently earns the trust and respect of business partners, and she is a caring coach deeply committed to helping her people raise their game.
It has often been said you can tell what a person truly values by understanding how they spend their time. In this regard, the list of people on multiple continents who count Kelly not only as boss, but as a mentor and friend, speaks to her unique blend of authenticity, passion, and professionalism that delivers results.
For Kelly, developing others isn’t simply a job to be done, it’s a labor of love rooted in her personal belief in every individual’s desire and ability to succeed and their collective potential that can be nurtured in an environment where everyone experiences full inclusion.