Geo Ropert Joins TNT Communications Group

By  //  January 16, 2015

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TNT Communications Group, a Melbourne, Florida based public relations firm, has welcomed veteran public relations professional, Geo A. Ropert, APR to its growing team.

 

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – TNT Communications Group, a Melbourne, Florida based public relations firm, has welcomed veteran public relations professional, Geo A. Ropert, APR to its growing team.

Ropert will serve as vice president of client relations and help the agency develop strategic plans and grow/diversify its client base which currently includes aerospace, healthcare, education, professional services and nonprofit sectors.

A nationally-accredited, award-winning public relations and marketing professional with a diverse background of experience in both the public and private sectors, Ropert has guided businesses and organizations in the development and execution of integrated marketing communications plans that have launched unique brands, built and expanded client and stakeholder bases, and raised awareness and resources for important initiatives and causes.

A Michigan native, Ropert moved to Brevard County, Florida in 1982. During his career, he has owned several businesses and held senior management and executive level positions in sales, marketing and public relations.

He received his Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) in 2007, joining an elite group of highly skilled public relations professionals throughout the U.S. who are committed practitioners with exemplary ethical standards. In 2013 he was recognized as Public Relations Professional of Year by the Space Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

A nationally-accredited, award-winning public relations and marketing professional with a diverse background of experience in both the public and private sectors, Ropert has guided businesses and organizations in the development and execution of integrated marketing communications plans that have launched unique brands, built and expanded client and stakeholder bases, and raised awareness and resources for important initiatives and causes.

Most recently, Geo was the chief communications director for Brevard Family Partnership, a nonprofit agency under contract to the Florida Department of Children and Families, to provide programs and services to families in court-ordered dependency, and those at risk of entering the child welfare system.

He was responsible for a major re-branding of the organization, which helped to elevate its presence in the community and reach its goals of securing sufficient homes to serve foster children, as well as families to adopt children permanently removed from their parents care.

He also served as vice president of LEAD Brevard, leading the Brevard Tomorrow initiative, a community-wide public and private-sector partnership that developed smart growth strategies for the rapidly growing east Central Florida region. Throughout this time, he also provided strategic public relations planning and consultation services through his company, Ropert Communications Group.

Ropert currently serves as chairman of the Government Affairs Committee as a member of the board of directors of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce.

He also served as chairman of the Florida Coalition for Children’s statewide Communication Workgroup and during his tenure with LEAD Brevard was chairman of the Space Coast Growth Management Coalition. He is a member of the Eckerd Brevard Advisory Committee and CareerSource Brevard’s Community Involvement Committee.

Ropert holds professional memberships in the Public Relations Society of America and the Florida Public Relations Association, where he served in several leadership roles, including membership on the state board of directors and Space Coast Chapter president.

tnt-logo-200About TNT Communications Group: TNT Communications Group is a full-service public relations and integrated marketing communications agency. Its team of experienced, senior-level PR practitioners and account mangers provide expert counsel and support services that build and enhance its clients’ brand identities, reputations and market awareness. TNT specializes in communication plan development and execution, public and media relations, social media strategies, and crisis communication. The agency is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).

To learn more, visit www.tntcommunicationsgroup.com or follow on Twitter (@floridaPRjunkie),Facebook and LinkedIn.


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