Bob Oltmanns is the president of OPR Group, LLC, an independent public relations consultancy based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Bob is a veteran public relations counselor and has spent most of his career as a communications advisor to major corporations and nonprofits.
His background is a unique combination of technical training and over 30 years of professional public relations experience. Bob has developed and implemented award-winning public relations programs for dozens of clients in the fields of energy and the environment, technology, professional services, manufacturing, healthcare, economic development and others. Specifically, he's been a counselor on a variety of environmental public relations issues for clients in the chemical, nuclear, forest products, electric power and transportation industries, to name a few.
He holds degrees from Montclair State University in New Jersey and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Engineering. Bob is an accredited member and Fellow of the Public Relations Society of America and the PRSA Counselors Academy. He is also a past president of IPREX, a global partnership of the world's leading independent public relations firms.
Mr. Oltmanns is also an adjunct professor of public relations at Carnegie Mellon University and Duquesne University and has lectured a numerous colleges and universities, as well as many national industry conferences.