Bruce Hennes is managing partner of Hennes Communications, one of the few firms in the U.S. focused exclusively on crisis communications and crisis management.
Hennes Communications serves corporations, government agencies, education and healthcare institutions, professional service firms and nonprofits that are “on trial” in the Court of Public Opinion.
Bruce has nearly 40 years’ experience in communications, with a past and present client list that includes Avery Dennison, Lubrizol, Westfield Insurance, Hathaway Brown, NASA, ThyssenKrupp, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, Interlake Steamship, United Way of Cleveland, Kent State University and MetroHealth Hospital System, as well as law firms across the U.S.
An adjunct professor at Cleveland State University, Bruce is a member of the executive committee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He also serves on the board of the Cleveland Leadership Center.
“If you say the right thing in the wrong way, a crisis can be created. A crisis of communications... a crisis of confidence. When they (Hennes Communications) do their job best, there is no crisis.”