Paul Oakley

Founder and CEO

Paul Oakley is an invaluable advisor for organizations seeking to engage key stakeholders who matter most. For nearly 25 years, he managed PR, public affairs, sustainability, corporate and marketing communications programs for a range of domestic, international and global brands.

Paul honed his skills working with nonprofits, start-ups, mid-cap companies and Fortune 50 leaders primarily in the plastics, chemicals, materials and automotive segments. He is passionate about alternative and renewable technologies and applications.

Paul earned his reputation delivering award-winning results and building high-performance agency and in-house communications teams worldwide. He has lived and worked across the United States, Europe and South America, and has worked extensively in Asia.

Paul is a member of EO (Entrepreneurs Organization), the Public Relations Society of America, the International Association of Business Communicators, the Tennessee Growers Coalition and the Hemp Alliance of Tennessee. He also serves on the advisory board of Nashville’s Friends of Warner Parks and its marketing committee. He is a graduate of Nashville’s Leadership Music and is a past co-chair for the steering committee of Music Makes Us, a Metro Nashville Public Schools music education partnership. He earned a bachelor’s degree in PR from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and lives with his wife and their two sons in Nashville. When not strengthening business reputations, Paul can be found playing congas, gardening, cooking or perfecting a new fermentation.