Brian Chandler, APR
Founder & CEO
Contact: bchandler (AT) commonwealth-pr (DOT) com
Brian is the Founder and CEO of Commonwealth Public Relations, Inc. and brings more than 25 years of experience to his clients. He is adept at providing strategic communications and marketing counsel to clients ranging from nonprofits to Fortune 500 companies.
His professional expertise includes strategic research, planning, implementation, and evaluation, with a specific focus on ROI of his company’s efforts on behalf of its clients.
As a former reporter for several daily newspapers, Brian knows what takes to execute successful media relations campaigns. He was nicknamed “The Bulldog” for his ability to persuade reporters to cover his clients.
Additionally, he brings to his business an Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), a mark of qualification, distinction and ethical practice in the public relations industry.
Brian is a graduate of Emory & Henry College. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Marine Marketers of America. He has also served on the board of the Richmond Public Relations Society of America, as well as other nonprofit boards both locally and nationally.
As a public speaker, Brian has done professional development programs, media training events, motivational speaking, and more.