Joel Schwartzberg

Senior director of strategic and executive communications—ASPCA


Joel Schwartzberg is senior director of strategic and executive communications for the ASPCA, where he supervises executive and strategic messaging for the country’s longest-standing animal welfare organization and oversees its anti-cruelty PR team. He also teaches presentation and messaging techniques to clients including American Express and Blue Apron, and is the author of “Get to the Point! Sharpen Your Message and Make Your Words Matter.” Schwartzberg won the 1990 United States Championship in After-Dinner Speaking, the 1990 Massachusetts State Championship in Persuasive Speaking and was inducted into the National Forensic Association Hall of Fame in 2002.