Chairman & CEO, Stevens Strategic Communications, Inc.
After rising through the ranks of Dix & Eaton to become Vice-Chairman, Ed Stevens ran the Corporate Communications Departments for two Fortune 500 utilities. He purchased Baron Advertising in 1999 and renamed it twice to reflect the firm's expanding capabilities. Ed has one of the industry's best strategic minds. He is able to blend all communications in cost effective programs for meaningful results. Ed has served as president of both the American Advertising Federation/Cleveland (AAF/Cleveland) and the Greater Cleveland Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Ed is the founding president of the Northern Ohio Communications Advocates (NOCA), an industry organization dedicated to retaining and attracting marketing and communications business in the Region. He is currently president-elect of the Public Relations Global Network, president of the Public Relations Society of America NW Pennsylvania Chapter, and member of the PRSA Health Academy Executive Committee.
Stevens Strategic Communications (SSC) is a full-service integrated marketing, corporate and crisis communications firm. We have expertise in manufacturing, education, health care, professional services and global communications. SSC is a member of the fourth largest international network of public relations agencies, the Public Relations Global Network; Ed Stevens is president-elect of PRGN.