Expect the Unexpected: Responding to a Reputation Crisis
Tuesday, October 4th
101 W. Hefner Road
Oklahoma City, OK 73114
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:
Russ Florence is a partner, president and chief operating officer for Schnake Turnbo Frank, leading the firm's Oklahoma City office.
Florence brings a broad range of communication and management experience to the firm. With experience in journalism, corporate leadership and consulting, Florence delivers a multi-faceted, balanced perspective to his clients. His expertise includes strategic planning, executive coaching, reputation management, crisis communications, media relations and integrated communications.
Florence joined Schnake Turnbo Frank 2001 and became a partner in 2007. He maintains a key role in leading the company's strategic growth and external affairs.
Before joining the firm, Florence managed corporate communications for the BOK Financial Corp. He relies on every facet of his past experience -- journalism, nonprofit, corporate and entrepreneurism -- in his work today. Florence is a frequent speaker to universities, professional associations and business groups.
Florence has held leadership positions with a variety of nonprofits, reflecting his diverse interests -- from social justice and the arts, to business and youth leadership.
Downtown OKC Rotary, Rotarian of the Year, 2015-16
Oklahoma State University Graduate of Distinction, School of Agricultural Communications, 2007
IABC’s “John Harman Communications Professional of the Year” award, 2001
Honorary degrees from FFA on state and national levels