Cori Rice
Cori is the founder of Hill+Knowlton SAMCOR, Miami. With more than 25 years of global communications experience, Cori offers clients senior-level communications counseling with a keen understanding of business objectives and strategies.

Cori has extensive consumer, corporate, travel and tourism and crisis experience and has managed many large accounts including Red Roof, Lasko, Diageo, Ply Gem, Jarden Consumer Solutions, P&G Beauty, and Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority.

Before launching the company in 1996, Cori held the position of head of worldwide communications for Burger King Corporation. She was directly involved with every aspect of international communications for the fast-food industry giant. Her expertise in reputation management and crisis communications were critical to protecting and building of the BK brand and have proven invaluable to H+K clients.

Cori began her career as an anchor and field reporter for WNWS All-News Radio in Miami. She served as the first female civilian spokeswoman for the City of Miami Police Department and managed the public face of Eastern Airlines.

Cori is a member of the Orange Bowl Committee, International Women’s Forum and served on the Miami NFTE Board. She served on the University of Pennsylvania Trustee’s Council of Penn Women and FIU Council of 100. She was chairwoman of Burger King Corporation’s United Way Campaign. Cori received the Women In Communications, Inc. “Community Headliner” award. Cori holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.