Mike Ballard has more than 25 years of experience in managing and/or consulting with marketing and PR firms.
Mike built one of the larger PR firms on the West Coast and has been a regular speaker at PRSA, Counselor’s Academy and other industry meetings. In the last ten years, he has helped buy, sell and finance companies of all types. O’Dwyers PR Services Report named Mike as one of the 40 leading PR Executives in the nation, and he was also recognized by Investors Business Daily as one of the most ethical people in the communications business.
For five years, Mike served on the board of Pinnacle Worldwide and was a member of its executive committee.
Mike was one of the first Accredited PR Professionals (APR) in Nevada and is a past president of PRSA, Las Vegas chapter. He served on the editorial advisory board for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the state’s largest daily paper. In 2010, Mike was named one of the “Top 20 Visionaries” in Nevada by Nevada Business magazine.