Tim has decades of experience developing and implementing communications activities for the US Navy, Shell Oil Company and now works for clients of O’Brien’s Response Management.
A twenty year veteran of the US Navy, Tim retired from the US Navy with the rank of Commander after serving most of his naval career as a public affairs officer. An eight-year veteran of Shell Oil Company, Tim was the public face to a wide variety of Shell stakeholders in the Americas during which time he directly supported and served as a member of business development teams and lead communications efforts with business development teams and operations. While at Shell, Tim was the crisis management focal point for Shell in North America. Tim has actively and regularly engaged with local, national, and international news media, developing local communications materials to align with corporate messaging and goals.
Tim qualified in the Navy as a surface warfare officer with a sub-specialty in public affairs. He has a Master’s degree in Communications (Journalism and Public Affairs) from the American University in Washington, D.C. Mr. O'Leary currently the VP for Communication Services for O'Brien's providing strategic communication support, PIO services, media training, and PIER implementation planning and support.
Vice President of Communications Services, O'Brien's