Jimmy Orr, Cheyenne Native and longstanding digital maven, is set to be the keynote speaker for during the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on September 7th. The luncheon will act as the keynote during the annual Rocky Mountain Future Leaders Conference, which aims to aid in professional development of young professionals in the Rocky Mountain region.
Jimmy Orr is a Cheyenne native who has had a successful career in politics, journalism, and digital media. In the political sphere, Orr worked for US Senator Malcolm Wallop, US Senator Al Simpson, Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and was a White House spokesman and Digital Strategy Director for President George W. Bush. In journalism, directed digital at both the Christian Science Monitor in Boston and the Los Angeles Times. At the LA Times, Orr was on the masthead and was in charge of all things digital.
Orr moved back to the area three years ago to launch a digital startup with ESPN personality Woody Paige. The following year when his wife Marian decided to run for mayor, he ran his wife’s successful campaign with an innovative social media and video-centric strategy. He now directs digital strategy for the Taco John’s corporation in Cheyenne.