Charles Pizzo

Welcome! I help CEOs, Legal, Human Resource, and Communication departments translate complex labor, business, and competitive issues into plain language. My practice is specialized: labor relations communication, online reputation management and crisis communications.

Experience: partner to public and private companies engaged in labor issues, offering communication strategy to counter anti-corporate campaigns, union organizing, and/or related reputation matters.  Trusted counsel to labor lawyers. Myriad confidentiality agreements in place.

Prior to Hurricane Katrina, owned an award-winning public relations agency in New Orleans, P.R. PR, Inc. (est. 1989). Among labor clients, Pizzo & Rosenblum represented Bayou Steel Inc. during a 42-month labor strike, CII Carbon Inc. when a work stoppage was threatened, and a regional construction company faced with union organizing, et al.

Public speaker, trainer and columnist on these and other communication/ technology topics. Keynotes and break-out sessions are top rated by IABC and Ragan Communications.

Contributor to newsletters, teleseminars, webinars and conferences. Quoted in O’Dwyer’s PR Daily, The Ragan Report, The Business Communicator (Melcrum), PRWeek Asia, PR News, PR Canada, and several newspapers and textbooks. Cited in books by noted communication technologist Shel Holtz.

Leadership: former Chairman of the Board of both the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and its Research Foundation.

Location: Dallas (Plano), Texas, USA