Team Biographies

Bruce Blackwell

Managing Partner,has two decades of corporate marketing and management experience. Early in his career, he was an award-winning editor and nationally syndicated newspaper columnist for Gannett Newspapers. He later became Vice President of Marketing for The People’s Choice cable TV network before transitioning into the motion picture industry, where he was Director of Marketing and Corporate Affairs for New Line Cinema and Director of Publicity for MGM. While with Marketing Corporation of America, Bruce consulted for companies like IBM, 3M, GE, Avon, Lorillard, and Burger King. Subsequently, he was on the U.S. Executive Committee for BASYS, the world’s largest broadcast automation software development firm. Before founding Career Strategies, he had been a Branch Manager and Senior Consultant for two of the leading career development firms in the Northeast. A noted author and lecturer on career issues, Bruce has presented career transition seminars for corporations, professional groups, civic organizations and government agencies throughout the U.S., including the FDIC, State of Connecticut Legal Services division, the NJ Bar Association and  Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the New York County Lawyers Association, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Connecticut Law Tribune, the National Constitution Center and The New York State Bar Association, among others.