Veteran Newspaper Publisher Tom Stallbaumer Joins inVeritas
Stallbaumer has served as publisher of the Fort Smith Times Record since 2013.
“We are so fortunate to have someone with Tom’s experience and reputation join our team,” Whitney said. “His public relations and digital experience is invaluable, and the trusted relationships he’s formed throughout his career will only strengthen our firm’s assets.”
Stallbaumer will be based in the inVeritas Rogers office and lead the firm’s business development initiatives throughout the country.
inVeritas, a public affairs firm, was founded in 2009 and has offices in Little Rock, Northwest Arkansas and Washington, D.C. The firm’s primary practice areas include public relations, management consulting, government relations and market research.
“After over 30 years in the newspaper industry, I am thrilled to join inVeritas,” said Stallbaumer. “I have great respect for Ruth and am confident that my experience and network will complement the firm’s talented team.”
Stallbaumer was publisher of The Morning News in Springdale from 1994 to 2010.
Following his tenure in Springdale, he became publisher of the Ames Tribune in Iowa before moving to Las Vegas, where he served as director of digital sales and marketing for Stephens Media. He was also publisher of Las Vegas CityLife and Best of Las Vegas.
Stallbaumer is a graduate of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan. with a bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communications.
Stallbaumer has been active in community organizations throughout his career.
He is a graduate of Leadership Rogers and Leadership Springdale and has served on the boards of directors for Rogers Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Rogers and was a member of the Northwest Arkansas Council.
He is currently a member of the board of directors of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Read more at the Times Record.