Matt Salvatore joined NATIONAL in January 2020 as Senior Director in the Ottawa office. A corporate communications specialist, Matt brings over a decade of agency experience to the role with expertise in promoting and protecting the reputations of private and public sector clients.
Matt joins NATIONAL from Edelman where he led multiple high-profile corporate and consumer client accounts in a variety of sectors, including export and trade, agriculture, and sports & entertainment. In this role, he supported multiple clients with strategy development, media relations, issues management, and was lead executive media trainer for the Ottawa office.
Prior to Edelman, Matt worked for two multinational public relations consulting companies. Working with corporate and consumer clients, he led and supported numerous communications efforts for some of world’s best-known brands, including Virgin Mobile, Visa and Coca-Cola.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB and a diploma in public relations from Algonquin College in Ottawa, ON. He has been a guest speaker at Canadian Public Relations Society, Humber College, and Algonquin College events.