Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Adjunct Faculty Directory

Ron Iori

Title/s: Adjunct Instructor
President, Iori Communications

Specialty Area: Corporate Communications, Public Relations

Phone: M: 313.529.2446 W:312.646.0723



Ron Iori has led corporate communications for Fortune 500 companies, such as H&R Block and Kaplan, and at Chicago Public Schools. He also served in senior roles at Ford, Allied-Signal (now Honeywell) and at Sitrick & Co., a crisis communications agency.

He began his career in newspapers, working as an editor at the Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times, among others.

He has served as a crisis and financial communications consultant for companies in a variety of industries. He now helps companies, higher education institutions and other organizations improve communication, define strategies, and structure their communication operations. In addition, he advises senior executives on planning for and dealing with crises and on financial communications issues.


BA in Journalism, Ohio University

MBA, University of Chicago

Professional & Community Affiliations

Current: Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Professional Advisory Board (20 years)

Current: World Press Institute, Treasurer

Past: Member and Chairman, Ohio University National Alumni Board

Courses Taught

Corporate and Organizational Communications

Copy Editing