Dunton was a founding member of APCO/S.F. and served as deputy managing director, handling clients like Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In, Gap Inc. and Red Bull. At C&W, she reports to North American president Jim Joseph and oversees day-to-day operations of the office, in addition to counseling clients.
Anna Leonard, who led the San Francisco office for WPP-owned C&W as well as its tech practice, left the firm in March 2013 for Antenna Group.
Dunton was previously PR manager for LeapFrog Enterprises and director of marketing communications at Plaxo.