Don Rountree – President
Named Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)/Georgia Chapter’s 2011 Luminary Star Award recipient and the Georgia Southern University Communications Department’s 2010 Distinguished Alumni of the Year, Don is active in his profession and his community.
Don manages Rountree Group’s framework of business objectives and is directly involved with integrated communication programs for clients that cross multiple discipline platforms.
He is a director at large for PRSA/Georgia, on Georgia Southern’s PR Advisory Board, which he co-founded, and is involved with several Christian-focused ministries. Previously, Don served on the board of IPREX, a worldwide consortium of 75 independent agencies, PRSA‘s national membership committee and on the boards of Leadership Sandy Springs and the Lewis Grizzard Foundation.
Before joining Rountree Group, Don worked with the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Membership and Communications Department assisting new and existing member companies in building their business and improved their position in the business environment. He also served as a speaker for the Chamber at outside functions.
Don has won multiple awards from the International Association of Business Communicators, PRSA and other professional groups such as inside PR. He is active in the community as a frequent speaker and member of several boards, including the Georgia Southern University Public Relations Advisory Board, which recognized him as a founding member and 2002 Distinguished Alumni.
Don has a bachelor’s degree in communication arts with an emphasis in public relations and minor in business from Georgia Southern University.