J.R. Arce - Senior Communications Analyst

J.R. Arce, Senior Communications Analyst

J.R. brings 10 years of U.S. Army experience to the team and is currently serving as a speech writer for Vox Optima’s largest client, Naval Sea Systems Command.

J.R.’s military public affairs experience started from U.S. Army operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East working with NATO partners and allies. He provided public affairs support to medical, civil affairs and infantry units during international joint military exercises. 

With his public affairs education from NATO School Oberammergau, Bundeswehr (Germany’s federal military) and DoD’s Defense Information School, he can provide media facilitation, media training, social media management, content management and distribution, crisis communication support and more to any organization. 

J.R. continues his U.S. Army Reserve service as the public affairs officer for U.S. Army Reserve Legal Command in Gaithersburg, MD.  J.R. is also an internationally published photographer with photos published in international newswire services, medical journals and photography instruction books specific to headshot photography. 

When he’s not behind a camera, J.R. is behind plates of delicious food as he continues his culinary adventure through life living his mantra, “I live to eat.”

You can reach J.R. via email, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.