Crisis Management PR Firms

    O'Dwyer's database is where communicators shop online for the companies that supply the PR industry with products and services. The companies listed below are experts in crisis management.

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5W Public Relations, 299 Park Ave., 10th fr., New York, NY 10171. 212/999-5585. Ronn Torossian, President & CEO.

Bishoff Communications, 75 Second Ave., Suite 605, Needham, MA 02494. 617/573-0076. Janey Bishoff, CEO.

Blaine Group, Inc., The, 8665 Wilshire Blvd., #301, Beverly Hills, CA 90211. 310/360-1499. Devon Blaine, Pres./CEO.

Bliss Integrated Communication, 500 5th Ave., #1640, New York, NY 10110. 212/840-1661. Elizabeth Sosnow, Meg Wildrick, Mng. Partners.

Boardroom Communications Inc., 1776 N. Pine Island Rd., #320, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33322. 954/370-8999. Don Silver, COO, Todd Templin, Exec. VP.

CommCore, Inc., 1660 L St., N.W., Suite 204, Washington, DC 20036. 202/659-4177.; Andrew Gilman.

Feintuch Communications
Feintuch Communications, 245 Park Ave., 39th flr., New York, NY 10167. 212/808-4901.; Richard Anderson, Senior Mng. Dir.

Feintuch Communications enjoys deep crisis communications counseling experience – having provided support to non-profits, emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500. Our senior team can help to enhance and protect your organization’s reputation.

We work with your team to develop customized, crisis communications plans; crisis preparation training; and 24/7 crisis counseling and communications support. We are well versed in helping organizations work their way through challenging crises including shareholder and corporate governance issues, employee or community problems, product recalls, litigation and government investigations. The best crisis plan? It’s the one developed NOW – before your organization’s reputation is under attack.

Fineman PR
Fineman PR, 530 Bush St., Suite 403, San Francisco, CA 94108. 415/392-1000.;

Consistently recognized as one of the nation's top public relations firms, Fineman PR — founded in 1988 and headquartered in San Francisco — specializes in crisis communications, brand PR, community relations and digital/social communications.

Fineman PR’s high-profile crisis communications work is nationally recognized. In today’s fast-paced culture of instant media exposure, online defamation and quick-draw lawsuits, its battle-tested experience and strategic resourcefulness guide clients through rough waters. Agency president Michael Fineman is ranked among the nation’s top crisis counselors.

Fineman PR works extensively on reputation building, crisis preparedness, crisis communications and reputation recovery with a wide range of organizations, from schools and municipalities to food companies and Fortune 500 corporations.

Fineman PR’s successful, high-profile crisis work includes helping our client respond to and recover from a national public health crisis, managing consequences from the Santa Barbara “Tea Fire” for a college beset by the firestorm; initiating client-community relations after a tragic apartment complex explosion in Truckee, California; putting a juice company on firm public footing immediately after an E. coli crisis; setting the record straight after media slander of packaged salads; helping resolve labor relations for a highly prestigious medical group in Southern California; and working for so many other clients whose names were successfully kept out of the news.

Havas Formula, 200 Hudson St., New York, NY 10013. 212/219-0321; fax: 212/219-8846.; Michael Olguin, CEO.

ICR, 685 Third Ave., 2nd Flr., New York, NY 10017. 646/277-1200. Thomas Ryan, CEO, Don Duffy, Pres.

Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher, 622 Third Ave., 36th Flr., New York, NY 10017. 212/355-4449. Joele Frank, Mng. Partner, Matthew Sherman, Pres.

Kekst, 437 Madison Ave., 37th Flr., New York, NY 10022. 212/521-4800. James Fingeroth, Chmn., Jeremy Fielding, Pres. & CEO.

L.C. Williams & Associates, 150 N. Michigan Ave., #3800, Chicago, IL 60601. 312/565-3900. Kim Blazek Dahlborn, Pres. and CEO.

Montgomery Strategies Group, The, 2001 L St., NW, Washington, DC 20036. 202/255-0737.; Michael W. Robinson, Chairman & CEO.

Novitas Communications, 1732 Wazee St., #201, Denver, CO 80202. 720/379-5740.; Michelle Lyng.

Padilla, 1101 West River Pkwy., #400, Minneapolis, MN 55415. 612/455-1700. Brian Ellis, Exec. VP, Bob McNaney, Sr. VP.

Peppercomm, Inc., 470 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10016. 212/931-6100. Steve Cody, CEO & Founder.

Public Communications Inc., One East Wacker Dr., 24th Flr., Chicago, IL 60601. 312/558-1770. Jill Allread, CEO, Pamela Oettel, CFO & COO.

ReviveHealth, 209 10th Avenue South, Suite 214, Nashville, TN 37203. 615/742-7242.;

Brandon Edwards, CEO,
Malea Reising, SVP of Payor/Provider,
Ryan Colaianni, SVP of Issues Crisis,

ReviveHealth, a Weber Shandwick company, is a full-service agency focused on the intersection of healthcare delivery, finance, and innovation. The agency’s work has been recognized as Healthcare Agency of the Year Finalist (The Holmes Report), and the Crisis Communications Agency of the Year (Black Book). Headquartered in Nashville with other offices in Boston, Santa Barbara, and Minneapolis, ReviveHealth’s dedicated Issues practice is led by veterans with proven experience in helping high profile healthcare clients overcome controversy, protect the reputation of their brand, and build public support. Through strategies deeply rooted in an understanding of today’s unpredictable and turbulent healthcare environment — and holding a firm grasp of the rapidly changing media and stakeholder environment — we execute programs that advance and protect the reputation of our clients, pro-actively manage risk across their enterprise, and position them for what’s next.

Sachs Media Group, 114 S. Duval St., Tallahassee, FL 32301. 850/222-1996. Ron Sachs, Founder & CEO.

Sard Verbinnen & Co., 909 Third Ave., New York, NY 10017. 212/687-8080. George Sard, Chmn. & Co-CEO, Paul Verbinnen, Co-CEO.

Sitrick And Company, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Denver, Boston, Washington, D.C.. 800/288-8809. Michael S. Sitrick, Chmn. and CEO.

Sloane & Company, 7 Times Square, 17th flr., New York, NY 10036. 212/486-9500. Darren Brandt, Whit Clay, co-CEO's.

Solomon McCown & Company, Inc., 177 Milk St., #610, Boston, MA 02109. 617/695-9555. Helene Solomon, CEO; Ashley McCown, Pres.; Dan Cence, EVP.

Tellem Grody PR, 30745 PCH, Suite 243, Malibu, CA, 90265. 310/313-3444. Susan Tellem, Partner.

The Brand Advocates, 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Suite 300, Miami, FL 33136. 305/671-3177, ext. 700; fax: 305/513-5941.; Tasha Cunningham.

TJM Communications, Inc., 2441 West State Rd. 426, #1061, Oviedo (Orlando area), FL 32765. 407/977-5004; fax: 407/977-5009.; Treva J. Marshall, Pres.

TVG, Partner of PROI Worldwide, 16052 Swingley Ridge Rd., #210, St. Louis, MO 63107. 314/991-4641; fax: 636/778-3048.; Donna Vandiver, Pres. & CEO.

Weber Shandwick, 909 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022. 212/445-8000. Micho Spring, Chair, Global Corporate Practice.