Dr. Leland Darryl Armstrong,
L. Darryl Armstrong & Associates

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Darryl Armstrong has more than 40-years of government and corporate experience having served as a senior executive with the Tennessee Valley Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and as Director of Public Affairs for Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

His experience in crisis and issues management, management of complex and often sensitive public and community relations issues, and his ability to diagnose and propose effective solutions to organizational development dilemmas has made him a valuable resource for many of his clients.

Dr. Armstrong is a life member and a former board member of the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2); past President of the Tennessee Valley Chapter of IAP2; is Certified by the Institute of Crisis Management and is an accredited (APR) member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA); the Bluegrass Chapter of PRSA in Louisville, Ky, and serves as the newsletter editor for the Environmental Section of PRSA.

He is a past board member of the Pennyroyal Hospice in Hopkinsville, Kentucky and has served as the professional liaison and advisor between PRSA and the Murray State PRSSA Chapter and is currently the liaison for the Western Kentucky University Chapter.

Dr. Armstrong holds a bachelors, masters and specialist degrees from Murray State University, and a doctorate in philosophy from American Institute of Hypnotherapy (AIH).

Dr. Armstrong is an author and available for speaking engagements.


American Institute of Hypnotherapy (later known as American Pacific University)
Ph.D., 1989
Clinical hypnosis and neuro-linguistics
1988 To 1989

Executive Security Institute
Colorado, United States
Executive Security
Executive security, emergency operations
2000 To 2002

Murray State University
Masters/Specialist in College Teaching (MACT - SCT), 1974
Communications/Behavioral Psychology
1972 To 1974

Murray State University
Murray, Kentucky
B.S., 1971
Journalism, Business, Psychology
1968 To 1971

Caldwell County HS