Jeff Bradford, president and CEO of the Bradford Group, a Nashville-based public relations firm, has been named the financial communication professional of the year by PRNews for 2019.
For 20 years, Bradford has led his company and grown it from two staff members to a staff of 12 serving many of the largest financial services businesses in the Southeastern U.S., as well as other leading companies, especially in the commercial real estate and technology industries. He is a respected thought leader in the financial space, contributing his insights to publications such as Forbes, Inc., PRDaily, Ragan, O’Dwyer’s, Startup Nation and the Credit Union Times.
“Engaging with the community in meaningful ways is one of the most important things financial organizations can do to garner positive public relations,” said Bradford. “I am happy to see that PRNews recognizes the importance of such efforts, and I am honored to receive recognition for our work in financial communications.”
PRNews’ PR People Awards is an international competition that recognizes the top talent whose work is making an impact in the communications field. The recipients of this award represent the professionals who are responsible for outstanding PR achievements made in the past year. The awards are judged by a blue-chip panel of PR executives and the staff of PRNews.