Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D., CAE
, is the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Public Relations Society of America. Prior to joining PRSA, Truncale spent 30 years with the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), an organization that he helped guide from traditional printing into the digital age. Truncale oversees the daily operations of PRSA and will help the organization to seize upon the opportunities created by today’s transformative media landscape.
Truncale specializes in strategy, customer analysis and organizational effectiveness. He has developed a number of custom tools used in NAPL’s Management Consulting Practice. He is a skilled facilitator and works with entrepreneurial business leaders and their management teams in developing strategic plans with a focus on differentiation and unique organizational ability.
Truncale 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.