Robert Beadle is president of Northeast Public Relations, Inc. (NEPR) and the 2009 recipient of the Small Business Administration Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for both Rhode Island and all of New England. He founded NEPR in 2006.
Robert has developed and implemented successful public relations and marketing programs for over 40 companies, non-profit organizations and government entities in New York, Massachusetts, Vermont and Rhode Island including Arpin International Group, the Boy Scouts of America and the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council.
Outside of NEPR, Robert currently serves as a member and past-president (2009) of the Southeastern New England chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, a group which provides professional and educational programs for members and works to strengthen and advance the profession of public relations in the local community. Robert also served as an ambassador for the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce.
He is a master’s graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, the top public relations program in the Northeast. Robert served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve as a staff sergeant and provided active duty mission support for Operation Noble Eagle in response to the 9/11 attacks.
Robert was the social media marketing instructor for the R.I. Economic Development Corporation “Every Company Counts” business development program, including business seminars on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. He offers public relations and social media marketing information to the wider community through personal appearances before groups of all sizes to explain emerging trends and the importance of public relations to their organization and membership.