Rory Whelan has more than 30 years experience in communications and public affairs, including positions in senior management with two Fortune and S&P 500 companies. He was also the founder and principal of an eponymous advertising and public relations agency advising a wide range of interests and candidates for public office.
Rory began his career as a college intern in the New York State Senate and rose to chief of staff for one the most powerful senior members. His work in government and the private sector has earned him national and regional recognition. Rory is a sought-after speaker on a broad-spectrum of topics and has served on the boards of numerous industry and non-profit organizations. Rory graduated from the State University of New York at Albany and resides in Saratoga Springs.