Guy Hempel is a Senior Consultant who specializes in communication effectiveness, team development and coaching high potential managers. Prior to joining Hayes, Guy had considerable experience in the broadcasting field – 33 years of management with 27 of those years in senior management
Guy worked at all four major network affiliates and has managed CBS, NBC and FOX Affiliates in various markets. In his long experience with Liberty/Cosmos he was a senior leader, including being the Vice President of Operations, where he conducted the company-strategic plan, and had responsibility for eight of the company’s 15 affiliated stations. Having been a General Manager first in 1982, his experience in decision making and long term strategizing is well founded. He was responsible for syndicated program acquisition for the stations and led the “Enabling Technologies” team, developing ways to improve processes and procedures through the adoption of new technology.
Guy has served on the national CBS Marketing and Promotions Committee, the NBC Promotion Advisory Committee and the NBC Affiliate Board of Directors. He has through his work experience demonstrated his leadership talents with community organizations. He has served on numerous boards and committees. They include Chairman of the Board of Hands On in Greenville, SC; Chairman of the Board of Caritas Health Services in Louisville, KY; Chairman of the Board of Metro United Way in Louisville, KY, Chairman of the Board of Overseers for Bellarmine College in Louisville, KY and was the 1994 Festival Chairman for the Kentucky Derby Festival. He currently serves on the boards of the United Way of Greenville County and the Friends of the Greenville Zoo as well as serving on the Finance Committee of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce.
Guy graduated Magna Cum Laude from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio with a BS in Communication Arts. He is based in Greenville, SC.