|Roy W. Reid, Jr., APR, CPRC||| Print ||
Roy Reid, APR, CPRC is a leading authority on improving results by improving relationships through a greater emphasis on cultivating trust. He works with business leaders and organizations as a counselor, strategist and coach to grow, maintain and protect their interests. His clients include Fortune 500® companies, private companies, entrepreneurs, professional service firms and public agencies. Roy works to help clients assess risk and issues within the organization and in the marketplace, and then develop strategies to manage the identified issues from the inside/out.
He is an award-winning strategic business and public relations expert and the author/creator of Outrageous Trust®, a program to help leaders and organizations improve relationships through a more intentional effort in building trust. Roy is a sought after speaker on numerous business topics including trust, issues management, crisis communications, ethics, and change.
In 2008, Roy was honored as the first individual recipient of the “Frank R. Stansberry / Public Relations Society of America Ethics Award” in recognition of his commitment to ethics in his life, profession and business. In addition, he was inducted into the University of Central Florida’s Nicholson School of Communication Hall of Fame in 2010. He is also an entrepreneur and successful business owner.
Roy provides workshops and training programs for clients in a number of industry sectors. He speaks at colleges and universities and is currently working with the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Business developing programs to teach, train and mentor senior executives and students on the impact and cultivation of trust and relationships in productivity and performance as it relates to operations, sales, marketing and public relations.
Roy is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) and an active member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). He is a Certified Public Relations Counselor (CPRC) of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA). He is a regular speaker for both organizations at the local, state and national levels. He has been an officer and national delegate for PRSA, including president of the Orlando Regional Chapter in 1999.
Roy is an avid student and teacher of the martial arts holding a third degree black belt in taekwondo. He is active in his community and serves on a number of community boards including the Kids House of Seminole County – an organization that treats and protects victims of abuse. Roy earned a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Communications from the University of Central Florida, where he also served as student body president. In 2007, he was recognized by the College of Business as its Alumni of the Year, for his professional achievements.
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