Robert A. Doughty (Rob) is an internationally recognized public relations counselor, whose 35+year career includes corporate communications, internal and external communications, marketing communications, and crisis and issues management for a number of well-known consumer brands. He has held senior level positions for a wide range of brands in the airline, entertainment, hospitality, food service, food processing, higher education, consumer and industrial products fields, as well as in the non-profit realm. Most recently, Rob served as vice president, communications for the Disneyland Resort during Disneyland Park's highly successful 50th anniversary celebration.
During his career, Rob served as vice president, communications for Kaplan Higher Education, Burger King Corporation and Pizza Hut, and held senior level communications positions at United Airlines, Wilson Foods and Hobart Brothers Company. At United Airlines, Rob oversaw the communications programs for United's historic acquisition of the Pacific Division of Pan American World Airways and the launch of the airline's service to Europe.
Rob earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Eastern Kentucky University and his Master of Arts in Organizational Communications from Ohio University. He is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society, a professional organization for the most senior communications officers in corporations and is an active member of the Board of Directors for Shake-A-Leg Miami, a non-profit group that uses water sports to improve the quality of life for people with physical and developmental challenges.