Chad Steele | VP of Public Relations, Baltimore Ravens

Chad Steele | VP of Public Relations, Baltimore Ravens

By Richmond Weaver

Episode 109: Chad Steele | VP of Public Relations, Baltimore Ravens

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Show Notes:

Rich Spotlight: Chad Steele There’s really no off-season for the NFL and people want NFL 365 days-a-year Social media can be both a blessing and a curse Spent most of his life overseas and really enjoyed moving and getting to experience other places Sports was always big in his family with both parents being athletic and his dad, Gary Steele, was the first African-American football player at Army in 1966 Sports helped him and his siblings make friends in new towns and become engrained into the communities where they moved Sports also helped instill discipline outside of his military home First love was soccer and football became his passion because he wanted to be like his dad but it was basketball where he excelled earning a scholarship to play at Winthrop University Work ethic came from his parents with his parents feeling that they were against the world as an interracial couple in 1971 Part of the Army Cadet prayer turned into a family motto: Make us choose the harder right than the easier wrong and never be content with the half truth when the whole can be won Was given internship opportunities that he should have never gotten but people believed in him which led to a career in the NFL through Public Relations Relationships and the impact of those relationships are what stands out the most to him and the hardest part of his job is when players leave the organization Networking has a negative connotation because it isn’t personal and it’s only about what you can gain Words of Wisdom from Chad Steele: Knowledge is power Relationships and Reputation

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