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Ms. Becky S. Blades

Ms. Blades joined the Armed Forces Insurance Board of Directors in June 2013.

With three decades of experience in the marketing and public relations field, Ms. Blades has helped organizations with business reputation management, creative brand building, and innovative marketing. 

As a consultant, she serves businesses in diverse industries and the highest levels of strategy development and crisis management. Ms. Blades has founded and built departments, companies, and high-results programs, and has particular knowledge in aviation, professional services, and financial services. She has an energetic style that is entrepreneurial and strategic.

Ms. Blades founded the communications firm Blades & Associates, which merged with Trozzolo Communications in 2003. She served as Chairman of Trozzolo Communications Group from 2005 to 2013. 

Ms. Blades’ business and professional affiliations include participation on corporate boards, civic organizations, and community service organizations. She has also received numerous honors, awards, and distinctions. She has published numerous articles and has authored two books.

Ms. Blades is an honors graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. She is accredited in public relations management by the Public Relations Society of America.