Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing
WCL,Washington College of Law
BA Communications - LaSalle University
Keith Pierce, APR (accredited in public relations) is a seasoned executive-level strategic and visual communications professional specializing in strategic communications, public relations, and media relations counsel, as well as digital brand and crisis and reputation management. For more than 30 years he has provided strategic communications, PR, marketing, and brand strategy and leadership for a wide range of corporate, government, education, and non-profit organizations.
His work in higher education began as a communications manager for Outreach and International Affairs at Virginia Tech before moving on to Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia where he served as Director of Public Affairs and Media Relations, and Queens University of Charlotte where he served as Director of Strategic Communications and Public Relations. Much of his career prior to higher education was spent in K-12 education, non-profit, and government organizations, including serving as press secretary and director of communications for the Pennsylvania Department of Education. A U.S. Army veteran, Keith served on active duty as an air defense officer, and in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard as a public affairs officer. He holds a degree in communications from LaSalle University in Philadelphia and an accreditation in public relations from the Public Relations Society of America.