How to contact Barbara Rozgonyi for media interviews, speaking engagements, casual chats or Internet blogging/marketing/PR projects:
email: barbara AT corywestmedia.com [protected from spambots]
Photo Caption: Wired PR Works Author/Editor/Commentator/Interviewer: Barbara Rozgonyi, professional speaker, founder of CoryWest Media, moderator of the Marketing Transformations Network, creator of Panoramic PR presents Video Marketing 101.
About Barbara Rozgonyi . . .
Constructing virtual multi-media ramps to bridge the offline to the online marketing worlds, Barbara builds integrated marketing platforms to propel her client’s businesses in creative and profitable directions. Barbara Rozgonyi is the founder of CoryWest Media (named after her mother and grandmother) based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois and the moderator of the Marketing Transformations Network. Often referred to as a transformation agent, Barbara is also a sought-after writer, speaker, consultant, photographer and marketing accelerator.
Known for being an edgy and forward-driven marketer, Barbara directs enlightened multimedia marketing campaigns. Fluent and adept in online marketing tactics, Barbara’s experienced perspective comes from grounding in practical experiences. An innovator and leader in the corporate
internal and external communications area, Barbara’s consulting portfolio encompasses local, national and global assignments.
Obsessed with research and learning everything there is to know about topics that interest her, Barbara often creates courses to deliver her newfound knowledge. The Marketing Transformations Network is Barbara’s answer to transporting her virtual and live audiences to the forward view of what’s to come. Membership is free and open to advanced thinkers who want to take action; sign up online at www.transformmarketing.com.
Barbara Rozgonyi’s Technology Timeline
1996 first website up and running
1998 ran first user lab at Sears to evaluate a vendor package
1998 managed the first intranet site launch for Sears
1999 contributed to first web-based recruiting brochure and website for global consulting firm
2000 populated content in Sears credit card privacy site
2000 organized an all day ewriting seminar for writers
2001 wrote ad concept messaging for a high-tech music/news player aimed at Gen Y
2004 created the Success Summit Series, a marketing guide for small businesses with a digital communication component
2005 released the Marketing Transformations Process, a 60 to 90 day intensive consulting process developed primarily for family owned businesses and privately held corporations with annual sales revenues of $5 million or more
2006 completed Alex Mandossian’s Teleseminar Secrets
2006 created and launched Video Marketing 101, one of the first video marketing programs in Chicago
2007 PR mastery teleseminar series debuts
Bio Bits . . .
Quilted past, present and future patches: ballerina, Marching Illini clarinetist, pianist/entertainer, telemarketer, sales rep, national sales manager, mother, marketing consultant, copywriter, speaker, trainer and communications afficiando, event planner, publicist, photographer, videographer, founder of CoryWest Media and moderator of the Marketing Transformations Network
Born in: Danville, Illinois
Nationality: second generation American on her paternal side, a mix of English/Irish on her maternal side
Hungarian roots: another Barbara Rozgonyi lived during the 1400s and the family once owned the town of Telkibanya
CoryWest: Barbara’s mother’s and grandmother’s maiden names together to honor her collective family history
Famous ancestors (everybody’s related to everybody anyway, aren’t they?): Mary Queen of Scots and Gilbert Stuart, the portrait artist
Husband: EDI guy and runner of 73+ marathons
Children: teen drama queen; teen sk8r boy; preteen black belt/singer
Pets: a $4573 (and counting) cat, due to a tummy tuck/plastic surgery