Gainesville, Fla. – The Institute for Public Relations is thrilled to announce the addition of three new Trustees to its Board:

  • Deidre Campbell, Global Chair, Financial Services Sector, Edelman
  • Mike Doyle, Partner & President, North America, Ketchum
  • Michael Schoenfeld, Vice President for Public Affairs and Government Relations, Duke University

Deidre Campbell

Deidre H. Campbell is the Global Chair of Edelman’s Financial Services Sector, comprising 350 executives in 33 offices. Focused on building trusted relationships with key stakeholders, the team partners with financial services companies around the world to evolve their communications and marketing.

For the last 25 years, Deidre has designed results-oriented programs encompassing traditional/social media relations, executive communications, social impact, stakeholder mapping, content creation and digital activations.

Deidre advises the C-suite on issues such as reputation management, regulatory change, fintech disruption and the role customer experience plays in the industry. She has worked with leading brands.

Deidre is a frequent speaker on the topic of Trust in financial services at institutions, NGO’s, professional/trade organizations and in the fintech community. She has been featured in many top-tier publications, including BBC,, the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal and LinkedIn’s “Currency of Trust” series.

Since 2010, Deidre has served on the Board of the Council for Economic Education, the preeminent U.S. financial services literacy foundation teaching economics and personal finance to K-12 students. She mentors in partnership with the 30% Club. For ten years, she served on the Financial Women’s Association Board. Deidre holds a B.A. in political science from George Washington University.

Follow Deidre on Twitter @DeidreHCampbell

Mike Doyle

Mike Doyle helps companies tell their stories, connect with the people they care about most and use communications to inspire action. As North American president of Ketchum, one of the world’s top communications consultancies, Mike looks after the client stewardship and business operations for the firm’s largest region. He is the co-chair for Omnicom’s global OPEN Pride employee resource group, and a member of the Arthur W. Page Society’s Page Up community, the world’s leading professional association for senior communications executives and educators.

With more than two decades of experience in the field, Mike has partnered with clients in a variety of industries to advance and protect their corporate and brand reputations. He has led or joined global teams servicing brands including Target, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, FedEx, Mastercard, Wendy’s, Pfizer, IKEA, Bank of America, Dow Chemical, Procter & Gamble and Pernod Ricard. He began his Ketchum career in the agency’s Washington, D.C. public affairs and issues management practice, where he worked on corporate social responsibility efforts, activist and NGO engagement. Mike has helped clients launch products and services, merge or acquire new companies, navigate issues and crises and determine their purpose in an increasingly competitive, connected and consumer-empowered global society.

Mike’s career has been a long series of valuable experiences, thanks to deep and important client engagements and opportunities. He served as a media consultant to the Office of the Minister of Public Enterprise during the privatization of the Egyptian economy in the late ‘90s. He led Ketchum’s relationship with the New York Stock Exchange during successful and tumultuous times, among them the tragic events of 9/11 and the ouster of the Exchange’s chairman and CEO. He served as vice president of corporate communications at NBCUniversal, where he led strategic communications for the network’s digital division and international channels and was on a taskforce dedicated to combating piracy and intellectual property theft in the earliest days of that seismic issue. And he was Omnicom’s delegate on the steering committee to create the World Economic Forum’s Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality, supported by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human rights and launched in January 2019. In 2007, he was named to the first-ever PRWeek “40 Under 40” list.

Mike is a native of suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a magna cum laude graduate of Muhlenberg College. He and his husband, Bret Kobler, split their time between New York City and Asbury Park, New Jersey.

Follow Mike on Twitter @mikedoyle212

Michael Schoenfeld

Michael Schoenfeld is the chief communications and government relations officer for Duke University in Durham, NC. He serves as Duke’s principal spokesperson and counselor to the president and trustees on public affairs, issues and crisis management, media relations, marketing, branding and advocacy. He is also a visiting professor of the practice of journalism and public policy at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, where he teaches a course on media and politics.

As the chief external affairs strategist, he directs Duke’s efforts to connect with local, regional, national and global audiences, represents the university before a wide range of constituencies, leads messaging and communications across the academic, health care and athletics units, and oversees Duke’s Washington, DC, center. One of the world’s leading research universities, Duke has 15,000 students, more than 40,000 employees, a regional health care network with three hospitals and academic programs in dozens of countries around the world.

Since coming to Duke in 2008, Schoenfeld has led the transformation of the university’s internal and external communications and implemented a comprehensive digital and social media strategy. He also created a global communications network to advance the university’s priorities around the world, including the launch of new campuses in Singapore and China, and travels extensively in Asia, Eurasia, Europe, and South America representing Duke to government officials, media, business and educational institutions. Schoenfeld is also co-founder and chairman of Futurity (, a multimedia consortium of more than 60 leading research universities from the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Australia.

Schoenfeld previously served as vice chancellor for public affairs at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, from 1997-2008, where he created and led a comprehensive public affairs program that earned multiple honors, including several regional Emmy awards for television production. He was twice named “best public relations executive” by the Nashville Scene, twice named volunteer of the year by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce and received the Otis Floyd Award for Distinguished Service to Education from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association.

Earlier, Schoenfeld was senior vice president for policy and public affairs at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) in Washington, D.C. He also held reporting and leadership positions at the Voice of America, including news and sports anchor, Congressional liaison officer, executive assistant to the director, and served as the first director of program development at Worldnet, the United States Information Agency’s global satellite television network. He was honored by the President’s Advisory Board for Broadcasting to Cuba for his work on the launch of TV Marti.

Schoenfeld is a member and secretary-treasurer of The Seminar, a group of senior public relations executives from the leading corporations and nonprofit organizations, and the Page Society. He is past chair of the Durham Chamber of Commerce, vice chair of the WUNC-North Carolina Public Radio board of directors, vice chair/chair-elect of the Triangle Community Foundation, and a member of the board of the Public Affairs Council, the Association of American Universities Public Affairs Network, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Midsouth) and the Regional Transportation Alliance. Schoenfeld is a member of the National Press Club and the Public Relations Society of America.

A 1984 Duke graduate, Schoenfeld received a master’s degree in public policy from the Stony Brook University in 1986. He and his wife Elizabeth, a writer, have one child, Abby, a Ph.D. student at Princeton University.

Follow Michael on Twitter @Mike_Schoenfeld

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