Ornelas To Join NAB As EVP/Chief Strategy Officer
April 26, 2010 at 7:40 AM (PT)
The NAB has hired CHRISTOPHER ORNELAS as EVP/Chief Strategy Officer. ORNELAS, who will join NAB on MAY 10th, will report to NAB Pres./CEO GORDON SMITH.
"CHRIS ORNELAS is a proven leader for whom I have enormous respect," said SMITH. "His deep understanding of WASHINGTON and telecommunications policy will serve radio and television broadcasters well, and I am thrilled to have him join our team."
ORNELAS most recently served in the Washington offices of BROWNSTEIN HYATT FARBER SCHRECK (BHFS), focusing his practice on telecommunications and technology policy.
"I'm honored to join such an extraordinary organization during such a pivotal time in WASHINGTON for broadcasters," said ORNELAS. "There are a multitude of pressing issues facing free and local broadcasters today that present real challenges for our industry. I look forward to hitting the ground running."