Eric Bovim leads the strategic communications solution within McBee Strategic formed in January 2013. Eric is also a member of the executive committee at McBee Strategic.
Eric has counseled clients across an array of industries, working with market leaders like Google, Merck, Gilead Sciences, Dole Food Company, NASDAQ and private equity interests. He brings extensive experience in working with companies on international and high-stakes public affairs campaigns, crisis communications and special situations.
Eric began his career as a foreign correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires in Madrid. He served as an on-air analyst for CNBC Europe, covering telecommunications and Internet stocks. He later joined the Reuters bureau in Madrid.
In addition to his duties at McBee, Eric 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.
Eric co-founded Gibraltar Associates in 2007, guiding it from a start up to one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Eric was named in ’08 one of the top “40 under 40” PR professionals in the country.
After leaving journalism in 2001, Eric served as communications director for U.S. Sen. 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.