Talley joined VBSR in February 2022 with over two decades of agency public relations experience in Texas and New York where he practiced integrated, strategic communications with a variety of Fortune 500 corporations, nonprofits, state agencies, and challenger brands. His collaboration with innovative CSR/ESG organizations included stakeholder and media relations, team and event management, partnership and content development, and executive visibility and thought leadership.

Talley’s clients have included Capital One, Philips Healthcare and Lighting, Best Friends Animal Society, Common Cause, Texas Department of State Health Services, car2go, Seventh Generation, Dell, GoGo squeeZ, the National Chicken Council, and Whole Foods Market. Prior to agency life he worked for a music industry dot-com, ran an outdoor program for at-risk teens, fronted an independent rock band he started with his brothers, and wrote a comic strip for his college newspaper.

He and his wife live in Brattleboro, VT, and have two daughters attending the University of Vermont. Reach Talley at TalleyS@vbsr.org.