Coca-Cola North America
Lori George Billingsley has 30 years of public relations experience in developing and implementing breakthrough programs that meet organizational goals, target audience needs and produce results. Currently, she is the Vice President of Community Relations for Coca-Cola North America where she oversees community giving, engagement and volunteerism.
She has led her own public relations consultancy, held positions in a global public relations agency and the District of Columbia Government. Lori has also served as professor, instructor and lecturer at two Ohio-based colleges, as well as her alma mater, Howard University.
She is a member of Leadership Atlanta’s Class of 2008 and of the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Georgia Chapter. She has also served on several national and local boards, including the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., Atlanta Mission, PRSA Foundation, International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute, ColorComm, Inc., and Living Water for Girls.
She has received numerous awards, including the Network Journal’s 2015 Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business; Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence (2015, 2014) from the Atlanta Business League; and Howard University’s School of Communications (HUSOC). She is a member of the HUSOC Board of Visitors.
She received her Bachelor of Arts in public relations at Howard University and her Master of Arts in public communications at American University, both in Washington, D.C. Lori also is an ordained minister.
Lori lives in Decatur with her husband, Bishop Jeffrey Billingsley. She enjoys regular spa treatments and traveling to sunny beaches.