Providing strategic counsel on communications and reputation management, while preventing and navigating crisis situations.
As Pierpont’s Executive Counsel, Terry guides clients through the delicate world of reputation management while advising them on best communication practices. With over 40 years of branding and communications experience in nearly every industry, he has successfully managed projects concerning branding, advertising, litigation, crisis management, media relations and government communications.
Before joining Pierpont, Terry honed his skills by serving in top management for various high-profile companies. He has also personally advised two U.S. presidents on communication strategies. His career has spanned the globe and led him to work in 16 different countries. As a result, he has developed a unique understanding of intercultural communications.
Terry also serves as a professor teaching public relations and communications at the University of Texas at Austin, where he serves on the Advisory Council of the Moody College of Communication. He also teaches crisis management to the Rice University Business School MBA program. Terry earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Ohio State University and a Master of Arts degree in communication from the University of Denver. He also completed the Stanford University Graduate Business School Executive Program.