Lori Rubin DekaloVice President

Lori Dekalo of EMS CommunicationsLori is the newest member of the EMS team, yet already holds decades of experience in business development, sales, and training. Lori is a born leader who first headed her family’s direct mail business, Rubin Response Services, before subsequently serving as the President of American Delivery Services and then LRD Video Solutions. LRD provided video coaching services for public speakers, similar to the coaching methods EMS uses.

Lori holds a Master of Science in Communication from Northwestern University, is a member of the National Speakers’ Bureau and serves on the Jewish National Fund’s regional board. In addition to speaking, coaching, and being a mother of two, Lori also visits high schools throughout Illinois as a judge for the Illinois High School Music Theater Association, part of Broadway in Chicago.

publications

  • Clutch Cargo and the Talking Heads

    Technology is a wonderful thing. Years ago, it gave us the telephone, enabling us to talk with each other from many miles away, sharing stories, pitching ideas and expressing emotions using only our voices.

    January 29, 2019
  • Carol Burnett: Funny, Humble and Legendary

    We caught some of the Golden Globe Awards show earlier this month—we don’t watch to see who is wearing whom, but to see what the award recipients have to say in their short moments on stage. These can be important speeches—one year ago, Oprah delivered an acceptance speech so powerful that people began talking about her as a possible presidential candidate.

    This year, our favorite speech came from Carol Burnett, a TV legend who became the first to receive a lifetime achievement award for television, an award that will be henceforth known as the Carol Burnett Award.

    January 18, 2019
  • Eulogizing an Old Friend: Senator Alan Simpson

    When President George H.W. Bush passed away earlier this month, we were treated to many stories and memories about his long life. One tribute that stood out for us was the eulogy delivered at the State funeral in Washington D.C. by Bush’s close friend, former Senator Alan Simpson.

    December 20, 2018

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