PA Director of Trips/ Surrogates
A champion for diversity, Troy Blackwell is a seasoned communications strategist with a background in social impact. He was most recently the Head of Press Logistics for Philanthropist Tom Steyer, where he managed the presidential candidates traveling press and national broadcast operations. Prior to this, he worked as a national press advance lead for Kamala Harris' presidential campaign and a public engagement fellow in the Obama White House. In 2019, he was the Senior Director for PRSA-NY’s Big Apple Awards where he drove partnerships with over 50 public relations agencies on diversity pipeline initiatives and awarded Beyonce’s longtime publicist Yvette Noel-Schure. He is on the Board of Directors for the Black Public Relations Society-NY and the Museum of Public Relations. Troy was included in CRAIN'S New York 2020 list of notable LGBTQ leaders.