Founder & Creative Director, Charlene King, is an expert communications and social media strategist. She brings over 14 years experience of branding, public relations, social media marketing, and multimedia content creation for clientele. Charlene launched KING Communications in 2011, an automotive PR-driven, social media boutique in the Chicago-area.

Prior to founding her own company, Charlene worked at BMW of North America, LLC for eight years. At BMW, she learned the ins and outs of the automotive industry. Her expertise comes from building and launching highly-successful, innovative and groundbreaking product and media programs including BMW's 'Don't Text and Drive' National Campaign.

Charlene is PR savvy and known for thinking out-of-the-box. She is drawn to projects that push boundaries, provide thought leadership and evoke fresh ideas. Charlene revels in the creativity of crafting unique brand stories and inspired, meaningful content that attracts and engages consumers, turning them into brand ambassadors.

She is also the creator of That Car Clique, an automotive lifestyle online destination and visual diary of her work, life, travel, and some surprises along the way.