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Trey Guinn

Business Communication Specialist

Department:     Industry Partner

Additional Titles:     Assistant Professor, Communication, University of Incarnate Word

Trey Guinn Headshot
Trey Guinn Headshot

Trey Guinn is an Assistant Professor of Communication at University of the Incarnate Word, and is a Business Communication Specialist at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his PhD at the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Guinn specializes in presentational effectiveness, business pitches, interview preparation, interpersonal relationships, team dynamics, and networking. In addition to individualized executive and life coaching, Guinn works frequently with the Texas MBA + Leadership Program and Executive Education center. He has consulted for professionals locally and across the globe from companies such as Apple, AT&T, Bain & Company, BCG, Chevron, Deloitte, Dell, Intel, GE, Hewlett-Packard, McKinsey, Microsoft, National Football League, PWC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and more.

Dr. Guinn’s teaching, research and professional work focus primarily on communication effectiveness and human relationships. He has taught an array of undergraduate courses, including Public Speaking, Media Ethics, Voice and Diction, Business Communication, Leadership Development, Interpersonal Health Communication, and Fundamentals of Human Communication. At the graduate level, Dr. Guinn has taught Professional Communication and Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Research Methods and Assessment, and College Student Development.

In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Guinn is an active member of the National Communication Association (NCA) and the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR), and is a frequent presenter at the association’s meetings. His work has been published in Communication Research, Health Communication, Patient Education and Counseling, Personal Relationships, Russian Journal of Communication, and the Routledge Handbook of Family Communication.

PhD, The University of Texas at Austin