Author and communications strategy consultant Ed Barks works with communications and government relations executives who counsel their C-suite leaders, and with businesses and associations that need their communications strategy and messaging to deliver bottom line results.
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A NOTE FROM ED BARKS
In my 25 years in business, I’ve seen a lot of Fortune 1000 companies, Inc. 500 firms, and major associations that need to refine their messages and sharpen their executives’ communications skills.
That’s where I come in, working on extended engagements with senior communications and public affairs executives and other company spokespeople.
With pride, I dedicated nine years of service to the National Press Club Board of Governors.
I’ve seen plenty of other consultants come and go over the years, so figure I must be doing something right.
I invite you to get in touch, and look forward to our conversation.
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