Specializing in Multicultural Healthcare Marketing & Cross-Cultural Education
A native New Yorker, Sheila Thorne has been a marketing communications professional for more than two decades. A former senior executive in five of the nation’s preeminent marketing, advertising and communications companies, she has guided her team of seasoned marketing and media professionals of color in her own company since 2003. A former middle school and high school teacher of foreign languages, she has represented Fortune 500 companies throughout North America, Latin America and Western Europe.
Go beyond the headlines with award-winning journalist, legendary civil rights icon and consummate intellectual influencer, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. The Chavis Chronicles explores the current and diverse conversations in engaging, enlightening and entertaining ways. Sheila will co-host a recurring segment, The Black HealthBEAT, the first national multimedia platform to engage the nation’s leading healthcare experts to deliver culturally relevant health information to the Black community on a weekly basis.
We are truly grateful to the dynamic Sheila Thorne for taking the Camp Fire NJ Team on an inspiring and empowering Cultural Competency journey! Your intense 2-day educational program educated us, brought awareness and raised our consciousness to ensure that DIVERSITY is woven in the fabric of our organization. It’s going to take EACH of us to make a difference for ALL of us…one day at a time, one student at a time. We are truly grateful for this opportunity and so excited to continue this journey!
Kelly Nitti Camp Fire NJ
Sheila has been instrumental in partnering with us to help further drive our mission through Stand Against Racism Trainings provided to leadership and staff. Her knowledge of cultural competency and her ability to impart her knowledge in a way that is easy to understand has made a difference in our organization.
Helen Archontou, MSW, LSW YWCA Bergen County
Chief Executive Officer
I have had the opportunity to witness Sheila’s work as a consultant, speaker, trainer and facilitator on many occasions. She is truly a trailblazer in the multicultural healthcare marketing arena, with particular expertise in areas such as cultural competency and health disparities. Sheila’s work in the field of cultural competency is of the highest quality and demonstrates the expertise that she has honed over the years as a leader within her field.
Dennis A. Mitchell, DDS, MPH Columbia University College of Dental Medicine