About Kevin Corbley
Zip lining just a mile from our house. This is Colorado!
Kevin Corbley dropped out of the rat race 25 years ago when he quit his PR job at an aerospace company in the Washington, D.C., area to start a freelance writing business in Denver. Since then, Kevin has written more than 500 feature magazine articles and countless press releases, white papers, advertisements, and web pages for clients around the world. The vast majority of these clients are in the mapping, energy, aerospace and public safety industries. His business is now called Corbley Communications.
Despite a pathological aversion to working past 5 pm and having worked only two weekends in the past quarter century (Really!), Kevin has become a notable Influencer in the business sectors where he is most active. In addition to writing, he provides consulting services to many clients helping them develop messages that inspire action in their target audiences. Kevin’s clientele has included companies of all sizes as well as trade associations, government agencies and academic institutions around the world.
Kevin grew up just outside of Washington, D.C., and graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in geology. After college, he served as a journalist in our Nation’s Capital covering the energy business on Capitol Hill and in the oil patch. From there, Kevin accepted a position in the Public Relations department of the Earth Observation Satellite Company (EOSAT), operator of the U.S. Landsat remote sensing program. While at EOSAT, he saw an enormous unmet demand for freelance writers who could produce editorial content for trade magazines on behalf of commercial companies. That’s when he began planning his exit strategy from corporate America.
An avid mountain biker, Kevin lives in the Denver area with his wife, two teenage boys and two Cattle Dogs. When the kids were younger, he rarely missed a soccer game, Scout meeting or school field trip. The Corbleys spend a considerable amount of time traveling. They also foster stray dogs for a local rescue group (68 dogs in the past five years). In fact, a portion of the proceeds from every article Kevin writes seems to go to paying for carpet cleaning at their house.
Still busy with Corbley Communications, Kevin became active in Entrepreneurship training through his college alumni association a few years back. Seeing firsthand the profound lack of business knowledge many entrepreneurs have when starting off on their own, he decided to launch “Business Boot Camp for Freelance Writers” to help writers learn the business side of freelancing so they can experience the same professional success and personal freedom he has enjoyed since 1993.