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Willing to relocate: Yes
Years of related job experience: 21
Highest degree earned: Bachelors
Wharton executive education certificate.
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Candidate Code: 71b10b


This candidate's communications and corporate affairs experience includes Fortune 500 roles, consulting, and being spokesman for Congressional committees. His strategies to deploy narratives and enhance reputation through multiple channels influence outcomes and drive results. He helps close mergers, enter markets, position firms with internal and external stakeholders, and is expert at content, PR, media, crisis, coaching.


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Location: Alexandria, VA & Hendersonville, TN
Job title: Owner/ Principal
Years and months employed: 5 Year(s) 6 Month(s)
Responsibilities: Strategic communications, PR and public affairs counsel to clients in several business sectors. Key accomplishment: Communications and media strategy that led to multi-billion dollar FCC rural broadband fund enabling corporations to support and expand high-speed Internet service in expensive/remote areas.

Organization: Windstream Communications
Location: Little Rock, AR
Job title: Consultant/ VP of Corporate Affairs (interim)
Years and months employed: 1 Year(s)
Responsibilities: Led internal/ external corporate communications: messaging; media; social; executive communications. Managed philanthropy. Interim post grew out of consulting relationship.

Organization: Verizon Communications, Inc.
Location: New York, NY
Job title: Exec. Dir., Communications and Public Affairs
Years and months employed: 6 Year(s) 8 Month(s)
Responsibilities: Led team handling news and issues affecting reputation and bottom line; spokesman; strategist; stakeholder messaging; media; social; blog; crisis communications; executive thought leadership. Accomplishments (partial): Led VZ-MCI merger approval team to on-time closing; successful message campaigns to enter markets, recoup investment, forestall regulation; beat back NYT w/ social media and editorial board; positioned Verizon & Google on consumer issue with joint CEO thought pieces; positive positioning of federal appeals decision on patent infringement.


Institution Name: Claremont McKenna College
Location: Claremont, CA
Degree earned: Bachelors
Major/Concentration: Political Science

Institution Name: Wharton School, Univ. of Penn.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Degree earned: Non-degree
Major/Concentration: Finance & Accounting
Year Graduated: 2010


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