About Our Founder

Dan Branley, Principal

With more than 20 years of professional experience, Dan has played key roles in the design, development and execution of strategic marketing and public relations programs for more than 100 organizations in industries ranging from consumer products, healthcare, financial services and technology. During that time, he's provided support to both startup and established companies including: AdRelevance, Rainier Brewing Company, ING DIRECT's ShareBuilder 401k, and America Online.

Throughout his career, that began at The Rockey Company and included nine years at the Seattle office of DDB where he headed The Emerging Technologies Group, one of the company's largest profit centers, Dan has provided clients with strategic counsel in the areas of communications planning, product and service promotion, and crisis management. Perhaps best-known for his expertise in media relations, Dan has placed more than 1,000 favorable news stories for clients in major consumer, business and industry trades including CNN, The New York Times, Fortune and Good Morning America.

During his career, Dan's work has also been recognized for excellence by professional organizations including: the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Inside PR Magazine, and the Washington Press Association.