Chief Operating Officer
the past two decades, Michael Tierney has created
marketing and PR campaigns for some of the country’s
most formidable brands.
served in a variety of marketing posts for KFC during
a 10-year period, starting as Director of PR, acquiring
advertising responsibilities as Director of Advertising
and PR until finally being named Director of Marketing
for Snacks and Flavors. During his time with the brand,
system-wide revenues increased 28 percent –
outpacing the industry for that period.
to KFC, Tierney was the Senior Manager of Consumer
Products for Telecommunications pioneer, MCI. While
at MCI, Tierney won a PRSA Silver Anvil in the Consumer
Category. His work for brands like “Friends
& Family” and “1-800-Collect”
earned coverage in national and local media coast
to coast. Tierney was a regular spokesperson for the
industry in the national media.
started his career at Edelman Public Relations representing
consumer clients including Vanity Fair Magazine, the
Conference of Mayors, SC Johnson Wax, KFC and Kraft.