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George RiceManaging PartnerSkyHawk Global

George is Managing Partner at SkyHawk Global Associates, a strategic communication and consulting firm that delivers key insights, actions and planning capacity for companies, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and government agencies, with distinct expertise in outreach, branding, policy development and research. Under the three-prong mantra – holistic approaches, focused solutions, lasting results – George has guided an array of enterprises to achievement and success.

He has a diverse background covering 35 years in public service and global engagement, including public policy, community development, media relations, issue advocacy, economic development, and international relations. He is a former American enforcement and intelligence agent and has headed a series of programs and organizations directed at public sector and emergency services efforts, with a focus on the technologies that enhance these vital interests.

George is also the former Executive Director of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and the Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT), leading both organizations into and through significant growth periods.

George holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Alvernia University in Reading, Pa. USA and a CPM in Public Management from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.