How We Got Started
Our founder and president, Lee Hornick, has been producing corporate communication, corporate image, and branding conferences and workshops for The Conference Board in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia since 1989. In 1988, he founded Business Communications Worldwide, Inc., a firm that consults with Fortune 500™ companies on in-house training for senior executives and mid-level managers. Prior to this, he was a senior communication director and executive speechwriter for eight years with the J.C. Penney Company™ in their New York headquarters; and he was a script editor for two award-winning television soap operas, "As the World Turns" and "Another World."
Lee has served as president of the New York chapter of IABC, district director of IABC US District 1, and as a trustee of the IABC Research Foundation. He also served on the IABC international executive board. He has received numerous awards and recognition for communication excellence, including the IABC Chairman's Award and the IABC Research Foundation Lifetime Friends Award. He currently serves on the executive board of the New York American Marketing Association and develops monthly marketing events.
Over the years, Lee has been published in various business journals and magazines. He is a graduate of City College of New York and received his business degree from New York University.