Terry Hemeyer is executive counsel to Pierpont Communications. He also is a senior lecturer on the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin, College of Communication and teaches crisis management in the Rice University Jones School MBA program. Hemeyer is a lifetime member and past chair of the College of Communication Advisory Board and has served on the board for eight terms.
Terry is a published and hands on expert in corporate and litigation communication; media, government, employee and community relations; consumer marketing and segmentation; advertising and leadership methods. He has appeared on the NBC Today Show, Tonight Show and CBS 60-Minutes. He has been interviewed by many media including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN, Fox News, Business Week, The Washington Post and USA Today.
Terry has served in top management (c-suite) for a Fortune 150 company and was the top communications executive for an international consumer services company. Recently his communications group was selected as a “large corporate communications” team of the year and his agency team had the top non-profit campaign in PRWeek’s national competition. He has been an executive VP for Edelman Worldwide, served in the U. S. Air Force, was selected for the rank of colonel and received the Bronze Star for his service in Vietnam. Hemeyer has advised the Carter White House and President George Herbert Walker Bush on communication and political issues.
Hemeyer’s education includes the Stanford University Graduate Business School Executive Program, the Harvard University case study program, an MA in communication from the University of Denver and a BS in education from The Ohio State University.