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Bruce Forey is recognized as a results-focused marketing and communications leader with a long career in the broadband industry. He established GVTC Communication’s first corporate communications department to promote the company’s fiber broadband expansion and other initiatives. He secured hundreds of positive earned media articles worth millions in advertising equivalency value. Surveys show his communications strategies increased employee engagement and public brand awareness. Bruce led GVTC’s digital marketing transition which resulted in a 25% increase in broadband sales during the first year. At Bandera Electric Cooperative, he transformed the company’s public relations department into a highly-effective communications and marketing department. His marketing strategies resulted in broadband sales that greatly exceeded acquisition and revenue benchmark goals.

Prior to his marketing and communications career, Bruce was a 10-year broadcast journalist serving as an anchor, reporter and producer. Bruce is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor or science degree. He also earned his Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). He’s a member of the Public Relations Society of America and the American Marketing Association. Bruce has more than a decade experience in nonprofit leadership roles as a board director with several organizations.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in
Radio-TV-Film/Public Relations
University of Texas at Austin


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)
Strategic Marketing Management
Digital Marketing
B2B Marketing
Social Media Marketing
Texas Electric Cooperatives Panel Speaker

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Google Analytics | SharePoint
Content Management | Marketing
and Social Media Metrics | Video
Editing | MS Office

    Bruce’s Key Strengths:
  • Successful at leading startup marketing and communications departments.
  • Highly accomplished at generating positive media coverage.
  • Strategic marketing plans that produce interest, leads and sales for broadband and renewable energy products.
  • Internal communication strategies that keep employees informed and engaged.
  • Digital marketing strategies and tactics that support business goals.
  • Executive support with messaging, media interviews, speeches, presentations and more.
  • Compelling video productions that excel in telling the story of your organization.
  • Professional corporate event production that connects with the target audience.