Rhonda Belluso offers nearly twenty years of experience in public relations, marketing, field coordination, and environmental and public interest lobbying. While she focuses much of her work in the New York region, she has experience and reach across North America providing strategic counsel, and executing grassroots campaigns, and day-to-day media and campaign coordination. She is currently leading regional communications for the Eastern half of the country for the Ford Motor Company.
Ms. Belluso has served as vice president for both Capitol Direct Messaging and Direct Impact, where she was responsible for the development and implementation of campaign strategies - overseeing field and media operations, budget management and client relations in both the U.S. and Canada. Some of her client work included: FedEx Ground, Ford Motor Company, Ford Fund, Morgan Stanley, United Health Care, Bank of America, Growth Energy.
She also held the position of field outreach development manager and corporate researcher for the National Environmental Trust (now the Pew Environment Group). In this capacity, she supervised field organizers in multiple countries working on global environmental issues. Ms. Belluso also held positions with the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) and The Limited Corporation.
Ms. Belluso holds a B.S. in marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a resident of the state of New York, and is based in Albany, where she, her husband and sons live.