2017 Speaker

Roy
Reid

Speaker and Martial Artist

2017 Speaker

Roy
Reid

Speaker and Martial Artist

Roy Reid is a leading authority on public relations, business communications, and marketing with extensive experience in healthcare. He works with business leaders and organizations as a counselor, strategist, and coach to grow, maintain, and protect their interests. He is the Executive Director of Communications for Adventist Health System’s Florida Division and previously worked with the University of Central Florida College of Business. Formerly and was a partner with Consensus Communications, an Orlando based public relations firm. In 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 he was named as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders Influencing Trusted Business Behavior.

He has worked with Fortune 500® companies, healthcare organizations, entrepreneurs, professional service firms, and public agencies. He has successfully worked with leading brands, including Wal-Mart, Walt Disney Resorts, 5/3 Bank, CSX Transportation, Tavistock Group, Lake Nona, Progress Energy, and Burger King.

Roy is a sought after speaker on numerous business topics including trust, issues management, crisis communications, ethics, change, and other related topics. He is the author of Outrageous Trust®, a program that provides a framework and understanding of how to improve results by improving relationships through a more intentional focus and effort on earning, cultivating, and restoring trust.

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 fourth degree black belt in Taekwondo.

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