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Meet Our Founder

Meet Our Founder

Geo A. Ropert, APR

Geo A. Ropert is the founder and president of Ropert and Partners Public Relations. He is a nationally accredited, award-winning public relations and marketing professional with a diverse background and over 25 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors. Geo is the person businesses and organizations turn to for top-level public relations and marketing consultation and services, with results that rise above the rest!

Throughout his career, Geo has held senior management and executive level positions in sales, marketing, public relations and government affairs for both corporate and nonprofit organizations. 

Through Ropert and Partners, he and his team have worked with small and mid-size businesses, regional and national nonprofit organizations, and authors, coaches and speakers. His knowledge and skills have helped clients across the U.S. launch unique brands, build strong client and stakeholder relationships, increase revenue, and raise awareness and resources for important initiatives and causes. 

Geo’s philosophy is to serve each client like they are “the one” and provide customized services that helps each achieve their goals.

Background

Credentials

Geo holds the nationally recognized Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential. This designation is bestowed on an elite group of highly skilled public relations professionals throughout the U.S. who have proven they are knowledgeable and experienced practitioners, with exemplary ethical standards. 

As a longtime member of the Florida Public Relations Association, Geo has served in several leadership roles, including membership on the state board of directors and Space Coast Chapter president. In 2009 he was recognized by the Space Coast Chapter as “Member of the Year” and in 2013 as “Public Relations Professional of the Year.” In 2019, he received the Chapter’s coveted Doris Fleischman award for his contributions to advancing the public relations profession through behind-the-scenes work.

Community Building

Geo is also a mentor and coach with the Business Acceleration Network, a network of entrepreneurs and small-business owners from across the U.S. who collaborate to grow each other’s enterprises. He teaches the Network’s members public relations and marketing strategies that help them raise the visibility of their brands and build strong relationships with customers. 

Since 2004, Geo has served as chairman of the Government Affairs Committee and a member of the board of directors of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Orlando Business Journal’s Leadership Trust and the board of governors of the National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives.

Geo lives in Melbourne, Florida located on “Florida’s Space Coast” where he only needs to walk out his front door to marvel at the launch of rockets that soon will be taking the next generation of space travelers to the moon and eventually, Mars.