PHILADELPHIA – Eric Rabe has been appointed a senior advisor to Fels Research & Consulting, the consulting practice for publicsector and non-profit organizations.
Rabe, an expert in Internet and newmedia technologies and communications, s more than years of corporate communications and management strategies expertise. He currently serves as principal of Communications Strategies, a consulting firm that helps organizations analyze communications issues, plan long-term solutions and execute effective communications and issue management tactics. Rabe speaks and writes frequently on communications and technology.
His views are regularly reported in the national press, online and broadcast media. at Verizon, Rabe developed and successfully implemented change management strategies to support three of the largest mergers ever attempted in the U.S. After the 9/11 attacks, Rabe served as Verizon’s crisis manager and led the communications response team.
“We are thrilled that Eric has partnered with Fels Research & Consulting,” said David Thornburgh, executive director.
As a senior advisor, Rabe will join Sallie Glickman, a civic entrepreneur; Heather Gleason, a management consultant and Fels alum; Doug Lynch, vice dean of the Graduate School of Education at Penn and Marcia Wilkof, an organizational management consultant. The group will work together to lead new high-impact projects in collaboration with the Institute.
Rabe received his MS in rganizational ynamics Penn. He holds a BA in journalism from Penn State University, where he currently serves as an advisor at the Penn State College of Communications, and was recently named a Penn State Alumni Fellow, the University’s highest alumni award.
More information about the Fels Research & Consulting is available at http://www.fels.upenn.edu/consulting.