Sean F. Cassidy is President of DKC, one of the leading independently owned public relations agencies in the country. Joining the company in 1992, Sean’s extensive experience includes corporate, media, health care and legal public relations as well as crisis management. Named a Partner in 1996, Sean built DKC’s health care practice into one of the largest and most reputable providers of public relations services to hospitals and health related not-for-profit organizations.
Sean assumed the role of President in January 2004, overseeing the company’s day-to-day client service operations and senior management teams, while leading several of the company’s largest accounts. During his tenure as President, the firm has been named the Holmes Report’s “Consumer Agency of the Year” and The New York Observer’s “Second Most Powerful Public Relations Agency” while experiencing a 300 percent growth in overall revenue.
Sean has orchestrated strategic communication and brand building campaigns for clients including Delta Air Lines; United Airlines; NBC Universal; Time-Warner; News Corporation; The Hearst Corporation; Gannett Media; Jim Beam Brands; Us Weekly; Esquire; Giuliani Partners; New Balance Athletic Shoe; Cantor Fitzgerald; Clive Davis; Robert F.X. Sillerman/SFX; The Mount Sinai Health System; Grand Central Terminal; The American Red Cross; The Children’s Health Fund; The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore; The Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University; Avenues: The World School and The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.
Named one of the “Most Influential New Yorkers” by New York Magazine, he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American history from Tufts University. Sean is on the board of directors of the Children’s Health Fund, and resides in New York City with his wife and two children.more » « less