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Eric Bovim

Managing Director at McBee Strategic, Washington, D.C.

Eric Bovim is a Managing Director at McBee Strategic, a Washington, D.C.-based public relations firm.
Bovim began his career as a foreign correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires in Madrid.

He also served as an on-air analyst for CNBC Europe, covering telecommunications and Internet stocks. He later joined the Reuters bureau in Madrid.

Bovim continues to engage in journalism and writing essays. His writing has appeared in Forbes, Fast Company, Salon, Venture Beat, The Boston Globe and The Wall Street Journal.

After co-founding Gibraltar Associates in 2007, Eric was named in 2008 one of the top “40 under 40” PR professionals in the United States.

Eric Bovim has counseled clients across an array of industries, including companies such as Google, Merck, Gilead Sciences, Dole Food Company, NASDAQ and private equity interests.

He has extensive experience in working with companies on international and high-stakes public affairs campaigns, crisis communications and special situations.

After leaving journalism in 2001, Eric served as communications director for U.S. Senator Conrad Burns (R-Montana). In 2002, he joined the DCI Group, one of the nation’s largest public affairs firms.

Eric lives in Virginia with his wife and three children. A native of the Washington area, he is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and holds a B.A. in English from the College of the Holy Cross.

Articles by Eric Bovim

US Capitalism: The Key 2020 Battleground

Trump’s legacy might just be how American faith in capitalism, which began its descent following the financial crisis of 2008, began to truly wither on his watch.

April 4, 2019

An Impending Yellow Vest Moment for the US?

France has been gripped by them, but the yellow vest movement has so far failed to take hold elsewhere. Could the United States be next?

February 1, 2019

Making FIFA Great Again: Mission Impossible?

When can FIFA be trusted again to govern itself and the world’s most popular sport?

March 1, 2016