My guest today is a man who doesn’t take no for an answer.
Ronn Torossian, founder and CEO of 5WPR, one of the most powerful PR firms in New York, is the two-time winner of the PR Executive of the Year award and semifinalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year. He is the bestselling author of For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results with Game-Changing Public Relations.
Ronn walks us through his journey from his job at a pizza parlor to CEO of a PR firm and describes the lessons he’s learned along the way. We discuss the power of believing in yourself and establishing “your brand.” We delve into the value of knowing who you are, what you want and what you are willing to sacrifice.
This episode is great for the hungry entrepreneur who wants to take his or her business to the next level.
Ronn Torossian is the founder, president, and CEO of 5WPR, an award-winning, top 20 independent U.S. PR agency.
An entrepreneur and as a PR firm CEO, Ronn has extensive experience in all aspects of public relations, marketing and reputation management, having led assignments for Fortune 500 companies and start-up companies, government agencies, academic institutions, corporate executives, politicians, non-profits, and luminaries in the business, entertainment and media worlds.
Ronn is a two-time winner of the Public Relations Executive of the Year by the American Business Awards, and a semifinalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year. He is nationally recognized as being one of the most well-respected Public Relations professionals in the industry.
Ronn is a native New Yorker who lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his family. He is active on a number of not-for-profit boards, and a member of Young Presidents Organizations (YPO).
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