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Solo Pros: Meet new Thinking Bigger Editor and Managing Director Katie Bean

Tuesday, October 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm • Organized By Public Relations Society of America - Greater KC
40 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112


Katie Bean is managing director and editor of Thinking Bigger Business Media, a resource for Kansas City small business owners. Thinking Bigger connects entrepreneurs to the people and strategies they need to grow through a monthly magazine, events and annual publications including The Guide for Entrepreneurs & Growing Businesses and Smart Companies to Watch.

Katie’s background is in newspaper journalism, which she supplemented with an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2017. She worked at the Lawrence Journal-World and Kansas City Business Journal before leading Thinking Bigger’s operations. She loves learning about Kansas City businesses and telling their stories.

We hope you can join us as Katie discusses how we can best work together and gives us tips on how to get our clients’ stories covered.


$5.00 PRSA Member

$7.00 Guest

Robyn Caulfield
Public Relations Society of America - Greater KC
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40 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64112
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