John Brodeur

“There’s so many different worlds, so many different suns. And we have just one world, but we live in different ones."
― Dire Straits, Brothers In Arms

John Brodeur is chairman of Brodeur Partners. John founded Brodeur Partners in 1985 and built it into an award-winning global organization with offices and affiliates in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Brodeur Partners’ client experience includes IBM, Sony, Fidelity Investments, Wells Fargo, General Electric, Research in Motion (BlackBerry), Philips Electronics, American Express, MasterCard, Corning, Health Dialog, Orbitz, Biotechnology Industry Association, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, American Cancer Society and many others.

The company was acquired in 1993 by Omnicom Group, Inc., (NYSE: OMC), the world’s largest communications and marketing holding company.

Named the Outstanding Journalism Graduate of the University of Nevada and later Alumnus of the Year, his career began at the Nevada School of Medical Sciences where he was the first Public Affairs Officer. John reported for United Press International and was a writer for the Reno Gazette-Journal during college years. He worked as a press secretary to Senator Howard Cannon, D-NV, and as chief of staff for Rep. Jim Santini, D-NV, in Washington D.C. for seven years.

He leads the Brodeur education team. Clients include Tufts University, Harvard University, MIT, University of Nevada, Dartmouth, University of Colorado, Babson College, Emerson College, Rice University, Brandeis, New York University, Columbia University, George Washington, UMass Medical School, UMass Boston, Collegiate School, Salisbury School and others.

John earned a master’s degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School and is trustee and advisor for several nonprofit and corporate boards. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Tufts University School of Medicine, and has served on the Boards of Xaverian Brothers High School (as chair) in Westwood, MA and Cristo Rey High School in Dorchester, MA.