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Bruce Hennes is CEO of Hennes Communications, one of the few firms in North America focused exclusively on crisis communications and crisis management.

Hennes Communications serves corporations, government agencies, education and healthcare institutions, professional service firms and nonprofits that are “on trial” in the Court of Public Opinion.

Bruce has nearly 40 years’ experience in communications, with a past and present client list that includes Avery Dennison, Lubrizol, the 2016 Cleveland Host Committee for the Republican National Convention, NASA, ThyssenKrupp, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, Interlake Steamship, United Way of Cleveland, Kent State University and MetroHealth Hospital System, as well as law firms across the U.S.

An adjunct professor at Cleveland State University, Bruce is a member of the executive committee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association where he also chairs the bar association’s governance committee and he’s chairman of the Leadership Cleveland Selection Committee.

“If you say the right thing in the wrong way, a crisis can be created. A crisis of communications... a crisis of confidence. When they (Hennes Communications) do their job best, there is no crisis.”
Ron Fountain (former) Chairman of the Board MetroHealth System Read more testimonials