Bob Corney

Corney

Senior Vice President, Nashville, TN

615-514-2164 \ bcorney@voxglobal.com

Bob is a trusted partner for clients, helping them achieve greater impact in their critical public affairs and strategic communications endeavors. Bob uses the knowledge and insights from his nearly thirty years of political, public sector and consulting experience to advise and position clients for success.

 

At VOX, Bob manages the Healthcare / Mental Healthcare Public Affairs practice group and provides strategic counsel to some of VOX’s largest clients. He leads the VOX Nashville office and is active in VOX’s education and technology practices.

In addition to advising clients on administrative, legislative and regulatory public policy initiatives, Bob has significant experience in individual and corporate reputation development and grassroots advocacy. Having managed political campaigns at the advent of data mining and analysis in the 1990s, he continues to promote and apply this technology in public affairs campaigns today.

Before joining VOX in 2008, Bob served for four years as senior advisor and communications director for Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, helping him successfully achieve major policy initiatives in healthcare, education and financial management, leading to Bredesen’s reelection in 2006 with historic margins.

In 1998, Bob established his own consulting practice, Infuturm Communications, LLC, providing political, public affairs and public relations services for a broad group of clients, ranging from publicly traded corporations to small non-profit agencies. Among his engagements, he led large-scale grassroots campaigns for clients in the healthcare and public utilities sectors.

Bob has extensive political and public service experience at the local, state and national level. From 1990 to 1996, Bob was on the staff of Vice President Al Gore, beginning as the Middle Tennessee field representative in his US Senate office in Tennessee and rising to serve as deputy director of advance in the Vice President’s White House office. He began his career with the Tennessee Democratic Party in the late 1980’s working on a number of statewide and local campaigns.