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PRSSA 2016 National Conference

Crossroads of Public Relations

Indianapolis | Oct. 21–25 |

dannyChad Furst 
Senior Consultant, Strategic Communications
Booz Allen Hamilton

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Saturday, October 7
2:50 – 3:50 p.m.

Chad Furst is a strategic communications senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton in support of a Marine Corps behavior-change campaign. He also serves as co-chair of the PRSA National Capital Chapter University Relations Committee. Previously, he worked at Weber Shandwick on social impact initiatives. Chad graduated magna cum laude from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in public relations and a minor in business administration.

While at the University of Florida, Chad served as president of the University of Florida Public Relations Student Society of America, devoting himself to mentoring and forming relationships with his peers in order to help them develop both professionally and personally. As the former leader of the largest PRSSA chapter in the nation, he was responsible for more than 200 members belonging to the organization of about 11,000 members worldwide.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Chad enjoys playing tennis, exploring new cities and cheering on the Florida Gators.