About The Author
Beverly Redmond is a public relations professional, award-winning journalist and consultant. Beverly Redmond joined Elmhurst District 205 in Chicago’s west suburbs in July 2018 as the Executive Director of Communications and Public Relations. That fall, she led the communications strategy for successful passage of a $168.5M referendum that will build new schools and upgrade safety and security in all district schools. Prior to District 205, she served the Hamilton Southeastern Schools leadership team as the Director of School & Community Relations from October 2014-2017. Beverly also served eleven plus years as the Director of Diversity, School & Community Services for Monroe County Community School Corporation in Bloomington, IN. Beverly has traveled extensively as an emcee with the HOPE Foundation, speaking to audiences of 500-1000 people. Beverly is most fulfilled when working to inspire and empower others to achieve victory. Among her favorite quotes are the words of late NBA superstar Kobe Bryant:
"I was blessed with talent but I worked (hard) as if I have none.”
Whether interviewing, standing on a stage or sitting behind a microphone, Beverly Redmond is passionate about communication and the life stories she represents. She is pleased to bring her experiences to new challenges as a first-time co-author of the soon-to-be released book Finally, I Do Again and to continue her zeal of championing the successes of her two adult stepchildren, Kelsey and Noelle.