He has 37 years of experience as a hands-on communicator and PR practitioner. An accomplished writer, he worked for many years as a newspaper and reporter before becoming Vice President of Communications with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), a position he held for 20 years before officially retiring to form his own PR firm in 2012.
A strategic thinker, Chris has a proven track record in conceiving and executive goal-driven communications projects both large and small.
As NJBIA’s chief communicator and a member of the Association’s senior executive team, Chris played a key role in the development, management and promotion of many of the Association’s most successful communications and member-service programs.
Before joining NJBIA, Chris worked for 15 years as a newspaper reporter and editor in the Philadelphia/New Jersey region, his last five as Business Editor with The Trenton Times (1987-1992). Along the way, he received 11 awards for enterprise and public-service reporting.
Chris is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and past president of the PRSA New Jersey Chapter. He is among fewer than 6,000 PR professionals worldwide who have received this certification, which is given to practitioners who meet high standards of honesty, integrity and professionalism.