Director of media relations
American Osteopathic Association
Jessica Bardoulas is the director of media relations at the American Osteopathic Association. She has more than a decade of global agency and in-house experience supporting healthcare, corporate and technology clients. Prior to the AOA, Bardoulas worked in the Sydney, San Francisco and Chicago offices of Burson-Marsteller (now Burson Cohn & Wolfe). She specializes in media relations, regularly liaising with top national and regional journalists in order to deliver coverage in top-tier publications and broadcast outlets. She was a core member of the award-winning Impact campaign team highlighting U.S. Trust, part of Bank of America. Bardoulas was the client lead on a number of high profile accounts working closely with executive leadership to grow visibility and manage strategic relationships. She supervised junior members managing social and digital integration, planning and development, reporting, building and executing timely campaigns, byline development and award and conference programs. Her past clients include NorthShore University HealthSystem, Medtronic, Pfizer, Accenture, Marriott, Livestream, UNIQLO, Bank of America and Telefonica.