Joe Slye earned his Master's degree in Public Relations from The American University and has been a Federal public relations executive in Washington, DC for more than 30 years. As a media relations expert, speech writer and public speaking coach for Cabinet and sub-Cabinet officials, he has helped Federal and corporate executives look and sound their best.
Slye served as a Public Affairs Officer for seven U. S. Secretaries of Commerce, where he developed a government-wide program of media and speaker training. In the Senior Executive Service, he served as Director of Public Affairs at the Federal Housing Finance Board, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Urban Mass Transportation Administration. He served as Associate Administrator for Public Affairs at the General Services Administration, and served in the White House during two Administrations.
Slye has helped thousands of leaders in the public and private sector develop easy-to-communicate messages and deliver them with confidence and conviction. He served as an adjunct faculty member at the Federal Executive Institute, has completed programs at the Creative Problem Solving Institute and the International Association of Facilitators, and is a frequent guest speaker at conferences.