We Are Writers, Researchers and News Hounds.
Gatesman+Dave PR tackles your toughest business and communications challenges – whether it’s to stand out in a competitive environment, change perception, protect your reputation or navigate the rapidly evolving social and digital world.
We motivate action and influence the behavior of your key audiences to increase sales, market share and brand affinity.
We combine critical and creative thinking to produce ideas and content that stem from research and insights to disrupt, educate and engage consumers, media and the industry.
Founded in 2006, Gatesman+Dave is a privately held corporation owned by partners John Gatesman, Dave Kwasnick and Shannon Baker. Gatesman+Dave PR is an award-winning, full-service public relations practice that ranks nationally within the Top 100 independent PR firms, and is a partner in IPREX, a global communication network.
John Gatesman, pres. & CEO; Dave Kwasnick, partner, exec. VP & chief creative officer; Shannon Baker, partner, exec. VP, PR & social media
The Gatesman+Dave PR team (from L to R): Jamie Kurke, assistant account
executive; Lauren Wenzel, account executive; Mary Kate Joyce, account supervisor; Desiree Bartoe, account supervisor; Shannon Baker, partner, executive vice president, public relations and social media; Beth Thompson, account director; Heather Scott, senior account executive; and Paige Blawas, account executive.
Innovation and Technology:
Collegiate Inventors Competition
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
Grit and Grace
Hormel Foods: HOUSE of TSANG®
Pittsburgh Paints & Stains
SHOP ‘n SAVE
Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System)
Duquesne Light Co.
People’s Natural Gas