Roy W. Reid, Jr., APR, CPRC
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Roy Reid, APR, CPRC, is a leading authority on improving results by improving relationships. He works with business leaders and organizations as a counselor, strategist and coach to grow, maintain and protect their interests.
He is an award-winning strategic business and public relations expert and author of Outrageous Trust®, a program that provides a framework and understanding of how to improve outcomes by earning and improving trust. Roy is a sought after speaker on numerous business topics including trust, issues management, crisis communications, ethics, change, and other related topics.
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 has worked with leading brands, including companies like Wal-Mart, Walt Disney Resorts, 5/3 Bank, CSX Transportation, Tavistock Group, Lake Nona, The University of Central Florida, Progress Energy, Burger King, and numerous healthcare systems.
He is active in the community and a seasoned entrepreneur serving on the boards, in an advisory capacity, or as faculty with Orlando, Inc. (The Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce); The National Entrepreneur Center; The University of Central Florida Executive Development Center, The Seminole County Chamber and East Orlando Chamber.
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, and in 2010 he was inducted into the Nicholson School of Communications Hall of Fame. 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). Roy is a student and instructor of martial arts and holds a third degree black belt in Taekwondo.