Vice President, M Booth & M Booth Health
M.S. Integrated Marketing Communications (West Virginia University)
Eric Winkfield is a skilled communicator with a range of experience in developing and implementing integrated marketing, corporate, DE&I and crisis/issues management communications strategy and programs for privately held and publicly traded companies.
Currently, he serves as a vice president at M Booth & M Booth Health in a newly created role where he balances serving as a senior counselor to a portfolio of high-profile clients and oversees the development and implementation of the two agencies’ diversity, equity and inclusion strategies.
Previously, Winkfield held public affairs and corporate communications management roles at Pepco, an Exelon-owned public utility. There he led cross-functional teams responsible for building strategic stakeholder engagement, community outreach and communications strategies that supported the company in securing favorable regulatory, state and local public policy outcomes.
Over the course of his career, Winkfield has been at the table helping shape strategies and leading the implementation of various initiatives in the areas of marketing communications, organizational change management, brand messaging, community relations, crisis/issues management, executive communications and ESG.
Outside of the office, Winkfield is an adjunct faculty professor and serves on the Board of Visitors at the Reed College of Media at West Virginia University. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., serves on the emerging leaders committee for the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations and is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery County. He is passionate about advocating and helping others grow to become their best and most authentic selves.
Wnkfield holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Florida A&M University and a Master of Science degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from West Virginia University. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., serves on the board of advisors for the After-School All-Stars DC and is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery County.