Regis Coccia, Wordsmith Strategic Communications
Regis Coccia
Wordsmith Strategic Communications

Regis is President of Wordsmith Strategic Communications LLC, an Atlanta-based communications consultancy specializing in content strategy, executive communications and content creation. His extensive experience in writing, editing and building business relationships helps clients nationwide to tell their story and differentiate their organizations to both internal and external audiences.

Wordsmith serves clients in various industries, including insurance, financial services, marketing, publishing and technology.

Before launching Wordsmith, Regis was the Director of Global Content Strategy for Aon Risk Solutions, the global retail brokerage and risk advisory business of Aon plc. In this role, Regis created client global thought leadership content, developed and implemented strategies to boost client and colleague engagement, and coordinated content responding to significant events such as Superstorm Sandy. Before that, he was Director of Global Marketing and Communications at Aon Service Corp., where he was one of the principal speechwriters for Aon plc’s president and chief executive officer as well as adviser to other senior executives on messaging and content development. He oversaw Aon’s global client and colleague publications and collaborated with the firm’s marketing and communications teams on a variety of employee engagement and client-facing projects.

Prior to joining Aon, Regis was the editor-in-chief of Business Insurance, a weekly newsmagazine and website covering the commercial insurance industry. In this capacity, he developed and led programs to enhance brand and audience engagement, including Innovation Awards, Readers Choice Awards, Women to Watch and Benefit Manager of the Year. He also launched web video programming for the publication, producing commentaries and interviews with insurance industry experts.

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and minor in French Literature, Regis enjoys connecting with people, exchanging ideas and creating compelling stories. He resides in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife and children.