Tucson, Ariz. – Gordley Group, one of Southern Arizona’s leading communications and marketing firms, announced that C.T. Revere has joined its team as Community Relations Director. Revere will direct Gordley Group’s Public Involvement team, providing strategy and support for engaging the public on behalf of clients including the Arizona Department of Transportation, City of Tucson, Pinal County, Tucson International Airport, Town of Sahuarita and Southwest Gas.
Revere brings seven years of experience in public engagement and community work throughout Southern Arizona as a senior community relations officer for the Arizona Department of Transportation. He previously served as chief of staff in Tucson’s Ward VI City Council Office and for more than two decades worked as a reporter for daily newspapers in Tucson and in Michigan.
At ADOT, Revere worked on many transportation projects and studies in Pima, Cochise, Graham, Greenlee and Pinal counties, and developed and maintained relationships with local governments, stakeholders and the public. He was responsible for public involvement and community relations on such major projects as the Interstate 10/State Route 90 traffic interchange in Benson, the project to improve more than 20 miles of I-10 between Tucson and Benson, the Interstate 19/ Ajo Way traffic interchange, and the emergency replacement of the I-10 Mescal Road/J-Six Ranch Road bridge in western Cochise County.
At the Ward VI City Council Office, Revere was involved in the public-sector role in redeveloping downtown Tucson and numerous policy initiatives intended to enhance the quality of life for Tucsonans.
Revere’s 22 years in journalism culminated in writing news columns for the Tucson Citizen where he previously had covered politics and military affairs. Revere studied journalism at the University of Arizona and wrote for the Arizona Daily Star and the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press.
He is certified in planning and communications by the International Association for Public Participation, trained in the FEMA Incident Command System and served two years as an Honorary Base Commander at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.
Gordley Group, founded in Tucson, Ariz., in 1991, provides award-winning marketing, communication, public involvement and graphic design services for public and private sector clients. In 2016 Gordley was named Employer of the Year by the Tucson chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS). For more information, please visit www.gordleygroup.com