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Greg B
Writer #29762
Lafayette, IN
Joined 2/20/2019
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Greg is a seasoned writer with 21+ years of public affairs and management experience. He has been recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for strategic development, as well as for creating innovative methods to promote organizational goals. His professional focal points include public affairs, marketing strategy development, and media relations.

Greg most recently worked in the Labor Relations field providing writing support for federal arbitration cases. Prior to that, he was the founder of the Illinois Policy Institute where he wrote on public policy issues at the state and national levels. His expertise lies in white papers and briefs; B2B media relations and marketing materials as well as in-depth research.
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Specialties

Advocacy writing, white papers, in-depth research, marketing and public relations.

Interests

Technology & Telecommunications, Transportation & Logistics, Public Affairs, Non-profits, and Policy

Education

Loyola University Chicago

Greg focussed on International Relations Theory with a focus on international finance and National Security while at Loyola.

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From June, 2002 to December, 2010 Greg was the President and founder of the Illinois Policy Institute, a free market state-based think tank located in Springfield and Chicago, Illinois. In establishing the institution as the state's premier non-profit education organization, Greg authored, edited or produced more than 250 op-eds, white papers and policy briefs. He has written in both state wide and national publications in the areas of health care, budgeting, government oversight, technology and transportation.

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As a labor relations officer at the Nation's largest freight railroad Greg focussed on contract negotiations, interpretation and grievance handling. He wrote more than 100 appellate cases for federal arbitration and had a win rate of greater than 90%.

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From 1997 to 2002, Greg was a public relations/public affairs manager in the telecommunications and Internet industry. From 1997 to 200, he was a public relations manager at MCI Communications --later MCI WorldCom-- where he supported the Government Markets Division at MCI. Later at WinStar Communications, he directed media efforts over building access issues at the FCC. His work in the field included working with major national media organizations in the development of public relations and public affairs strategy and implementation.

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Greg has written for the Illinois Policy Institute's blog, Spontaneous Solutions and is currently developing new content for his website.

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Greg is an experienced opinion-editorial writer who has written for local and national publications in the areas of health policy, politics, telecommunications, technology as well as other industries.

In the corporate world, Greg has written press releases, white papers as well as ad and marketing copy for a fortune 500 company (MCI Communications).

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