Anthony Guglielmi

Communications in Chicago, Illinois

Anthony Guglielmi

Communications in Chicago, Illinois

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A veteran communications and crisis management professional, Anthony Guglielmi has served as the chief communications officer and spokesman for two of the nation's largest police departments as well as the United States Office of Special Counsel and the New York State Senate. In his current capacity as director of communications and media relations for the Chicago Police Department (CPD), he is responsible for all aspects of internal and external communications for the second largest police agency in the United States.

Before joining CPD, he served as corporate communications director for the education technology company, K12 Inc. and chief spokesman for the Baltimore (MD) Police Department where he was credited with creating innovative community engagement strategies using social media. In 2008, Guglielmi was responsible for the creation of the department's social media network, which is among the top-ten largest in the country for major city police departments. During his time with the Baltimore police department, he served on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s social media advisory group for first responder agencies. His work in social media has been profiled by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Major Cities Chiefs Association, the Baltimore Sun and CNN News.

A native of Connecticut, Guglielmi has held numerous senior-level government and private sector positions including chief of staff for the Armed Forces Foundation, press secretary for the Connecticut State Parole Board and legislative communications consultant for Pfizer, Inc. and the American Cancer Society.

  • Work
    • Chicago Police
  • Education
    • Wethersfield High School
    • Univerioty of Hawall