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Christopher Bonner, APR

Christopher Bonner, president and founder of Bonner Consultants, Inc., is counselor to senior management of corporations and associations on communications strategy, marketing and crisis management. He has extensive experience with politics, high dollar transactions, international trade and sensitive labor issues. Mr. Bonner has advised America Online on strategic positioning, Dominion Capital on identity development, Washington Gas on transitioning to competitive markets and DynCorp on communicating change. Association clients represent a range of interests including dental and health care, telecommunications, life insurance, traffic safety, economic development, dietary supplements and association management.

Mr. Bonner was a Washington correspondent for Knight-Ridder Newspapers before becoming an association executive and later head of the Washington office of a New York-based management-consulting firm. He began his newspaper career as one of the youngest editors and publishers in the United States. As reporter for the Macon (Ga.) Telegraph, Mr. Bonner was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting and broke the story that Jimmy Carter was running for President.

Mr. Bonner is an author and speaker on strategic communications and branding and has received numerous honors for journalism and public relations including the Monument Award for Excellence in Communications from the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives. He is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America and is a member of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, the American Society of Association Executives and the Professional Services Council. Mr. Bonner is Vice Chair of the ASAE Associates Alliance and on the Board of Trustees of Davis Memorial Goodwill Industries.