Nicole Alvino

Nicole is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Firstup, ensuring tens of millions of global employees are more engaged and our enterprise customers—including 40 of the Fortune 100—are more agile with workforce intelligence. Before co-founding Firstup, she was the Founder and CEO of Dermalounge, a pioneer in using technology to empower employees. She has […]

Chuck Gose

As senior strategic advisor at SocialChorus, Chuck Gose works directly with communication teams on creating and launching new internal comms content and channel strategies. He also hosts the “Culture, Comms & Cocktails” podcast, which regularly features the stories (and cocktail recommendations) of internal communications experts. Not one to shy away from the stage, Chuck speaks […]

Chris Berger

Chris Berger heads enterprise communications at Atrium Health, the largest integrated non-profit health system in the southeast US with 42 hospitals and 1,500 care locations. Throughout the pandemic, Chris has elevated the organization’s public image, bringing its leaders and medical experts into the national and local conversation, educating the public about COVID-19 safety, and shaping […]

Rey Bouknight

Described by others as a dynamic and forward-thinking leader, Rey has a 14-year track record of helping major business, government and nonprofit agencies redefine how they communicate with key audiences. Before joining SocialChorus as a strategic advisor, he led communications teams for large organizations, including MGM Resorts International and Michigan Department of Health and Human […]

Sonia Fiorenza

Sonia Fiorenza leads communications and engagement strategies for Firstup. She has more than 20 years experience in corporate communications at Fortune 500 companies across the financial services, biotechnology, and retail industries, and is passionate about internal communications and employee engagement. Before she was even aware of communications as a career track, Sonia served as communications […]

JD DePace

JD is an experienced product leader with expertise transforming vision into successful products. Their focus is on articulating product vision to diverse organizations and iterating success into scalable business processes. Through their experience at Pitney Bowes and KleerMail, JD has enjoyed collaborating to solve complex, cutting edge problems in fast-paced, innovative environments. They have a […]