Michele Pronko

Michele Pronko is a veteran corporate financial manager with more than 20 years experience in finance, human resources, operations and information technology. For King Public Relations, Michele works closely with the senior management to forecast and manage cash flow, and is active in client budgeting and reporting.

During her career, Michele has specialized in the financial management of small to mid-size public relations agencies. As Chief Financial Officer for Belsito & Company, a medical communications agency, Michele provided strategic counsel to the CEO and President, helping to directly impact the financial growth of the agency. She conducted all budgeting, forecasting, strategic financial planning and analysis, and managed accounts payable and all payroll, cash and banking functions. In addition, Michele designed and implemented effective cost controls to increase profitability, and directed personnel operations.

Prior to her association with Belsito & Company, Michele served as Vice President for Corporate Affairs at EURO RSCG Magnet. In this capacity, she provided senior level assistance in the coordination of the corporate, regional and consolidated budget process. She supported senior and midlevel managers in financial and budget management systems and designed reporting systems. Michele also controlled the general ledger and prepared for external audits, as well as assisting the CFO in mergers and acquisitions and performing due diligence on approved acquisitions. As Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Michele was a member of the senior executive committee.

Michele has also served as Vice President Finance/Human Resources for Lippe Taylor, a public relations agency, where she was responsible for total management of finance, human resources, operations, and MIS departments.

Michele currently serves as treasurer for EUVA, a non-profit that focuses on preventing teenage obesity, diabetes and other diseases associated with poor nutrition and a sedentary lifestyle. A native of California, Michele resides in New York.