|Fred Cook | forbes.com|
On Thursday, April 16, at 9:30 a.m., in Grady's Studio 100, Cook will give a lecture called "Improvise: Unconventional Career Advice from an Unlikely CEO," where he will share his uncommon experience and job search tips with students. This event is free and open to the public.
As part of Grady College's Centennial Weekend, Cook will be a speaker at the Inaugural Carter Conversation: The Next 100 Years in Communication on Thursday, April 16, at 3:30 p.m., at UGA's Special Collections Libraries auditorium.
Cook has worked at Golin since 1986 and has served as its chief executive officer since 2003. He is responsible for key client relationships, strategic planning and managing the firm. Prior to becoming CEO, he served as the firm's managing director of the western region and chief client officer. His book Improvise: Unconventional Career Advice from an Unlikely CEO was published in 2014. When Cook isn't working or writing, he enjoys running and has competed in Chicago and Los Angeles marathons.