Joe Epley

Epley Consulting – Public Relations & Communication
Tryon, NC

A native of the North Carolina mountains, Joe Epley is globally recognized for his leadership in public relations.  His honors include North Carolina’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine, UNC’s School of Journalism Hall of fame, The Defense Information School’s Hall of Fame and the Gold Anvil, the highest recognition for lifetime achievement within the public relations profession.  He now lives in Tryon, NC after selling the PR firm he successfully managed and ran for nearly 40 years in Charlotte.  Joe is the past chair of the Polk County Economic Development Commission and serves on several boards.