Jay Porter

CEO, Revere

Jay Porter leads Edelman’s founding Chicago office, home to 650 staff delivering award-winning work for clients in the food and beverage, health, industrial, tech and financial sectors. From his professional experience in CPGs, consumer tech, travel and nonprofits to his current management of the Chicago office’s diverse client base, Jay is situated at the center of the rapid convergence of consumer brand, corporate reputation and digital marketing. Prior to his more than 10 years at Edelman, Jay was West Coast head of planning for NY-based integrated marketing firm SS+K and a brand strategist at design consultancy Landor Associates. Jay’s communications career began in his hometown of Oklahoma City at the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and Planned Parenthood.

Jay holds a B.A. in English from Yale University. He serves on the boards of directors of the Chicago Architecture Foundation and the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Jay is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Chicago Club.


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