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Leadership Bio

Joseph P. Truncale

Chief Executive Officer

Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D., CAE, is the chief executive officer of the Public Relations Society of America. Joe oversees the daily operations of PRSA and helps the organization seize upon opportunities arising in today’s transformative media landscape. Joe is a skilled facilitator; throughout his career, he has worked with entrepreneurial business leaders and their management teams in developing strategic plans with a focus on differentiation and defining unique organizational capabilities. Joe specializes in strategy, customer analysis and organizational effectiveness. Prior to joining PRSA, Joe spent 30 years with the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), an organization that he helped guide from traditional printing into the digital age. He holds an undergraduate degree from Monmouth University, a master’s degree from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in Media, Culture and Communications from New York University.

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