Rocky has nearly two decades of experience as a communications counselor, primarily in the defense and aerospace industry. His specialties include crisis management, M&A communications, and leadership communications, including speechwriting for CEOs of defense contractors, Army Generals and the White House.
He served several years in the corporate communications department at Alliant Tech Systems (ATK), then one of the nation’s leading defense and aerospace contractors. He helped manage the company’s employee communications efforts when ATK was acquired in 2014. Following his work for ATK, Rocky was named Chief Communications Officer for Vista Outdoor, where he led internal and external communications programs to support the company’s active M&A activities.
A native of Pittsburgh, Rocky holds an MA in Corporate Communications and BA in Journalism, both from Duquesne University.