Nora DePalma has more than 25 years of professional development in marketing and communications for top brands in the building products industry.
Key client-side positions include marketing communications manager for American Standard (1989-1994); director of marketing for the National Kitchen & Bath Association (1994-1998), vice president, communications for ImproveNet (1999-2001).
Nora founded Building Profits in May 2001 which merged with LNC Communications in 2009 to form O’Reilly/DePalma.
Brands Served: Mr. Steam, American Standard, Porcher, JADO, Safety Tubs, Uponor, Trane residential and commercial systems, Money Pit Media, Uponor, Grundfos, DPI hardboard, Hy-Lite Windows
Born and Bred: Jersey Shore. Not that Jersey Shore.
Best Part(s) of The Job: Exceeding our success metrics; collaborating with my colleagues, making clients happy.
Most Memorable High School Moment: When I realized people liked to read what I wrote.
Most Memorable College Moment: When Mary Ann Blackburn and I were named recipients of the Alumni Association Scholarship in our junior year.
Pet Causes: National Multiple Sclerosis Society (in memory of Roy); National Alliance of Mental Illness
Favorite Things: Italian food, The Daily Show, Mad Men, Jim, Jen & Alex.