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Bruce Blackwell

Bruce Blackwell

 

Bruce Blackwell, President and Founder of Career Strategies International, Inc., in White Plains, NY, has been advising attorneys on career transition issues for nearly twenty years. He brought to that discipline two decades of corporate marketing and management experience. Early in his career, he was an award-winning editor and nationally syndicated newspaper columnist for Gannett Newspapers. He later became Vice President of Marketing for a cable TV network before transitioning into the motion picture industry, where he was Director of Marketing and Corporate Affairs for New Line Cinema and Director of Publicity for MGM. While with Marketing Corporation of America, he consulted on marketing issues for companies like IBM, 3M, GE, Avon, Lorillard, and Burger King. Subsequently, he was on the U.S. Executive Committee for BASYS, the world's largest broadcast automation software development firm. Before founding Career Strategies, he had been a Branch Manager and Senior Consultant for two of the leading career development firms in the Northeast. A noted author and lecturer on career issues, Mr. Blackwell has presented career transition seminars for the New Jersey Bar Association’s Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the FDIC, the State of Connecticut Legal Services division, and the New York County Lawyers Association. He has also been a panelist at career forums sponsored by The New York State Bar Association and American Lawyer Media, among others.