OUR TEAM

Leaders & Associates

Our Leaders & Associates

Our leaders have over 150 years of collective agency, corporate reputation, in-house, buy-side, sell-side, investment banking, and/or finance experience.  Our deep corporate and financial communications experience is what separates us from PR firms and large multi-practice agencies, and it’s why we are true specialists in our field. Since 2012, our team’s prior backgrounds have included:

 

  • Ashton Partners
  • Alex Brown (Raymond James)
  • Ameriprise Financial Services
  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Ascentium Capital
  • Associated Press
  • Balyasny Asset Management
  • Bear, Stearns, & Co.
  • B of A Merrill Lynch
  • Blackrock
  • BMO Global Asset Mgt.
  • Calamos Investments
  • Copia Capital
  • Comcast
  • Credit Suisse First Boston
  • Daily Herald
  • Edelman
  • FTI Consulting
  • Golin
  • H+K Strategies
  • Hueler Companies
  • The Hartford Financial
  • ICR, Inc
  • Janney Montgomery Scott
  • John Hancock Funds
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Kemper Insurance Companies
  • Lehman Brothers
  • Manulife Financial
  • McDonald’s
  • Mercer
  • Mesirow Advanced Strategies
  • Plante Moran Financial Advisors
  • Pecunia Investment Fund S.A.C.
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)
  • Provident Healthcare Partners
  • Prudential
  • Oppenheimer & Co.
  • R.W. Baird
  • Santander Securities
  • Seaport Global Securities
  • SLS Capital Advisors
  • UBS O’Connor
  • William Blair & Company
  • Zesiger Capital Group
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Chris Hodges

CEO & Founder, Chicago

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Mike Cummings

Partner & President, Boston

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Tim Peters

Partner, Corporate Reputation

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Dave Duschene

Partner, Corporate Reputation

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Bobby Winters

SMD & GM, New York

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Ross Collins, CFA

Senior Managing Director, Chicago

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Jackie Marcus

Managing Director, Boston

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Sam Gibbons

Managing Director, Minneapolis

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Joe Caminiti, CFA

Managing Director, Chicago

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Staci Hodges

Partner, Chief Financial Officer

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Ryan Coleman, CFA

Senior Vice President, Dallas

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Karen Keller

VP, Sales & Marketing

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Joshua Carroll

AVP, Boston

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Stephen Poe

AVP, Chicago

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Davis Snyder

AVP, Chicago

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Emma Brandeis

Account Supervisor, Chicago

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Rebecca Veselinovich

Account Executive, Chicago

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Dan Faust

Sales & Marketing Associate

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Alison Caballero

Human Resources Manager, Chicago

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Griffin Morris

Senior Analyst, Chicago

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Margaret Jones

Senior Analyst, New York

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Darren Yeun

Senior Analyst, Boston

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Nicholas Teves

Senior Analyst, Boston

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Nick Nelson

Analyst, Chicago

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Trevor Durkin

Analyst, Boston

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Nathan Skown

Analyst, Chicago

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Abraham Plimpton

Analyst, Chicago

Our leaders and associates are supported by a research team and support staff of highly trained professionals.