About BD-PRo Marketing


BD-PRo focuses on providing strategic marketing and networking solutions designed to cut through the white noise and make a memorable impact.  Building meaningful and profitable relationships are critical for finding jobs, cultivating prospects, maximizing lead generation, making sales, and career development. BD-PRo focuses on:

  • Developing and implementing strategic marketing and networking plans that optimize results, creating content and messaging that grabs attention and planning powerful digital marketing programs that increase qualified leads.
  • Achieving results quickly to make an immediate impact.
  • Quickly understanding unique industry characteristics and bringing fresh perspectives to the table.
  • Thinking differently and strategically to develop impactful networking and lead generation strategies that are grab attention.



Sheryl Johnson, MBA and expert marketer and networker.

Hi, I am Sheryl Johnson and I am the founder of BD-PRo Marketing Solutions. I am passionate about marketing and strategic networking. My main goal is to provide you with the tools and resources you need to achieve success with your marketing and networking efforts. Whether you are a business owner wanting to grow your business, a sales person interested in increasing sales or a job seeker needing a job or internship, effective marketing and networking can help you achieve your goals. I have taken my 20+ years of education, experience and learning to create a powerful one-of-a-kind toolkit that will help you to develop a strategic networking program that will increase your visibility in the market and maximize your lead generation efforts.

My education in includes and undergraduate degree in business from Penn State University (We are... Penn State!!) and a MBA degree from Carnegie Mellon University. I have diverse work experience in many industries with expertise in sales, marketing and accounting. For additional information about my background and experience, check out my LinkedIn Profile.


  • Custom marketing and networking workshops. Click here for topics.
  • Career coaching for job search success.
  • Social Media success strategies for individuals and companies.
  • Speaker for colleges, groups, sales teams and retreats. Click here for topics.
  • Speaking engagements include:  the Women's Conference by Congressman Rothfus, Chatham University, Coro, Penn State Alcoa, Pittsburgh Technology Council, Women in Bio, various Chambers of Commerce, Biz Chicks, Ellevate, BIG (Believe, Inspire, Grow - Women's Empowerment & Entrepreneur Organization, CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women), Mom's Conference, Coaches Association, WestPACs and SCORE.
  • Network PRo Toolkit - a powerful 6 step online resource for accelerating lead generation and job search efforts.  Only $49.99. Special subscription prices available for groups, associations, colleges and universities. Call 412-527-1871 for additional details. 


  • What does BD-PRo stand for?  BD-PRo was founded on the principle that integrating BD (brand development) and PR (public relations) will maximize your impact. Your brand stands for your individual personality, the core of the value you bring to the table. Public relations is about influencing, engaging and building relationships with key people to shape perceptions. BD-PRo can help you amplify your brand in the market and build mutually beneficial relationships for powerful and impactful networking resulting in quality connections and leads for job searches, sales, business growth and professional development. 
  • BD-PRo has been featured on Entrepreneur.com, Forbes, Career Attraction, Rewire Me and more! 
  • A case study from BD-PRo Marketing is featured in 57 Hot Business Marketing Strategies: Offline and Online Marketing Techniques, Tips And Tricks From Successful Entrepreneurs.
  • BD-PRo is a co-sponsor for a networking group, The Inn Group,  that has been around for over five years. This group meets on the third Thursday of every month in Pittsburgh and consists of business professionals who meet to encourage, motivate and learn from each other. Click here if you are interested in joining us.