Art Stevens, APR, Fellow PRSA

Learn how to influence your company’s leadership or your client to commit to tested and sound PR practices. A former top twenty public relations agency owner will share his insights and experience on how to transpose yourself into an “agency” whether you work inside the organization or for an actual a public relations agency at the February FPRA meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre’s Cafe Cabaret. Networking and buffet lunch begins at 11:15 a.m. Reserve your seat on our Web site now.

This art of influence will be presented by Art Stevens, APR, Fellow PRSA, managing partner of StevensGouldPincus, a merger and management consulting firm to the PR and communications industries. He was co-founder, chairman and CEO of LobsenszStevens, one of the top twenty independent public relations firms in the country up to the time of its acquisition by Publicis Groupe in 2000.

Ever since he was named public relations director of Prentice-Hall Inc. at the age of 25, Art Stevens has contributed substantially to the public relations field. His background in corporate, financial, product, educational, marketing and political public relations has earned him lifetime achievement awards by his peers.

He is a PR industry leader, Fellow of PRSA, author, award-winning writer and is listed in Who’s Who in America. He has been published in Harvard Business Review and a long-standing contributing editor to the Public Relations Quarterly.

Mr. Stevens has served as instructor of public relations and management case studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University and has lectured at the New School, New York University and many other colleges and associations.

Mr. Stevens is a self-proclaimed snowbird alternating between his homes in Sanibel, Florida, and Somerset, New Jersey.

Special Thanks to Shell Point Retirement Community for sponsoring our February meeting!

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