Al Burzynski, APR, CTA, has collaborated and developed and supported a multitude of successful campaigns over the last two decades for pioneers in the fields of business, government, community, military and sports.
A few notable organizations and individuals he has collaborated with include: The Columbus Crew, Two-time American Basketball League (defunct – first American Women Professional basketball league) World Champion Columbus Quest, International soccer superstar and coach Thomas Dooley, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Army Motorsports, The Arnold Sports Festival (ASF), Major League Baseball (MLB), Boys and Girls Club of Columbus. Also, he is the founder of Operation Let's Roll.
Burzynski is a former member of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division, light infantry, and served as a Public Affairs Officer (PAO) for the Department of Army, Advertising and Public Affairs. He continued his service to country by serving as a PAO for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) where he developed highly successful veteran outreach, seamless transition and family support programs.
He is a graduate of Kansas State University earning his undergraduate degree in marketing. Also, Burzynski is an alum of the Defense Information School (DINFOS).
Burzynski belongs to several Veteran Service Organizations and other community civic organizations. He volunteers his time and public relations talents for the good of the cause. As an illustration, for over a decade Burzynski has supported the Annual City of Columbus Veterans Day Parade and Armed Forces Day Observance Luncheon. Also, he devotes a portion of his time coaching youth basketball, soccer, and serving as a mentor for the Boys and Girls Club of Columbus.
He holds two exclusive professional distinctions. He is an accredited public relations professional (APR) in good standing with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Also, he has earned his Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) accreditation and serves as an ambassador for the City of Columbus.
Burzynski is an accomplished journalist, photographer, and producer whose works has been published locally and nationally through the mediums of print, radio and broadcast television. Check out some examples of his accomplishments.
He has received numerous awards and recognition for his work in the field of public affairs to include a national award from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for his work on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), suicide awareness outreach support and outreach efforts.
A favorite Burzynski quote: “The Civil War wasn’t won by the majority, but the passionate few.”