Senior Vice President of Public Relations and Partner
Payal leads PR programs for electronics, manufacturing, insurtech, cybersecurity and fintech companies at Walker Sands. She has helped clients establish credibility, build brand awareness, expand into new markets and announce key milestones such as acquisitions. Payal also developed the executive media training program offered at Walker Sands today. Her work has been recognized by both the Publicity Club of Chicago and Public Relations Society of America.
Payal is an honors graduate of the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, where she also completed her certification in public relations. Her background is in journalism as a reporter, desk editor and radio producer.
She speaks four languages.