Colin Wheeler is Senior Director of Public Affairs Molson Coors Brewing Company. A strategic communications professional with 15 years of experience working on both the agency and corporate side, he started his communications career specializing in financial communications in the fields of technology, energy, manufacturing, financial services, and real estate. In 2005, Colin moved to Denver to be the VP, External Communications for First Data where he managed the company’s corporate external communications team focused on media relations, industry analyst relations, and corporate positioning. In 2009, Colin became Global Director, Public Affairs for Molson Coors Brewing Company where he manages the corporate reputation of the world’s fifth largest brewer. His current responsibilities include media relations and strategy, public relations programs for corporate responsibility initiatives, new market launches, executive communications and speechwriting, crisis communications and transaction support.
Earlier in his career, Colin worked on Capitol Hill, The World Bank and the Council on Foreign Relations. He received his BA in American History from Dickinson College and a Masters in International Business from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.