Robert Udowitz is the principal of RFP Associates, which provides organizations a cost-effective, objective and thorough approach to the hiring of a public relations or public affairs agency, whether for a short-term project or an ongoing, retainer relationship.
Robert Udowitz is a public relations/public affairs/marketing communications consultant with 20+ years experience in a variety of industries. Robert Udowitz has worked for agencies, associations, and corporations. He has demonstrated results in media relations, analyst/investor relations, financial, crisis, and business-to-business communications.
Robert Udowitz's Background
Robert Udowitz's Experience
Board Member at Independent Public Relations Alliance
January 2007 - December 2010
Supported organization's initiatives as an adviser and served for two years as its co-chair of programs.
Board Member at Washington Independent Writers
January 2005 - December 2006
Served on the board of Washington's pre-eminent group for writers and editors during the years it transitioned into a national organization, now known as American Independent Writers.
Director of Communications at Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association
2003 - 2004
Corporate Public Relations Manager at American Management Systems (AMS)
2001 - 2003
Managing Supervisor at Fleishman-Hillard
1998 - 2001
Senior Counselor at Powell Tate
1995 - 1998
Corporate Communications Associate at College Construction Loan Insurance Association (Connie Lee)
1994 - 1995
Senior Account Executive at Rubenstein Associates
1986 - 1991
Principal at RFP Associates
RFP Associates provides clients a cost-effective, objective and thorough approach to the hiring of a public relations agency, whether for a short-term project or an ongoing, retainer relationship.
Vice President at Public Relations Society of America - National Capital Chapter
Redeveloped and built the chapter's sponsorship and partnership program into the largest of any chapter in the country. In 2010 I was also a member of the host city committee for the International Conference of PRSA. Currently working on the redesign of the chapter website.
Owner at Independent Consultant
Public relations/public affairs and marketing services for public and private organizations. Providing strategic counsel, media relations, media training, writing and research.
Clients have included: technology/software companies, private equity firm, financial and strategic advisory firm, pre-IPO companies, trade associations and non-profits.
Robert Udowitz's Education
University of Virginia
1999 – 1999
Activities: Investor relations coursework.
State University of New York College at Buffalo
1981 – 1985