Rick Batyko, APR, Fellow PRSA
Senior Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Development
Rick has 30 years of Fortune 100 and nonprofit communications, marketing, public relations and brand strategy experience. Currently, he is serving as Senior Vice President for Marketing, Communications & Development for Team NEO, a regional economic development organization based in Cleveland, Ohio. He has held executive public relations and marketing positions with Babcock & Wilcox, AlliedSignal, Honeywell International, The Cleveland Foundation and The Greater Cleveland Partnership.
Rick is a graduate of Ohio University with a major in Public Relations and received his Master of Arts in Public Relations from Kent State University. He holds his accreditation with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), is a member of its College of Fellows and serves on PRSA’s national board of directors. Rick is an adjunct faculty member at Kent State University’s Master of Public Relations program.