Nora DePalma

Dialogue Founder & CEO

Nora DePalma has more than 30 years of professional experience in public relations and direct marketing, including positions in corporate and agencies.

Nora leads Dialogue's digital and analytics practices, wielding spreadsheets and dashboards with ninja-like skill to help clients adapt to the benefits and efficiencies of modern PR

Starting her career as a journalist, Nora shifted into corporate communications and ultimately direct marketing for manufacturers and SAAS brands. She has deep expertise in building product marketing as well as WASH sector advocacy.  Key client-side positions include brand manager for American Standard; director of marketing & research for the National Kitchen & Bath Association and vice president of communications for ImproveNet.

Nora founded the agency in 2001 as Building Profits. She rebranded the agency as Dialogue in 2019 in recognition of the big shift in marketing to engagement strategy, as well as to support purpose-led brands. 

When she's not at the office, Nora is on a mission to hike the Appalachian Trail in sections, documenting her progress on her Instagram account.