Dennis McGrath
Dennis McGrath

Dennis McGrath, a former president/CEO of Mona, Meyer, McGrath & Gavin, died May 13. He was 81.

Weber Shandwick acquired MMM&G, which became its Minneapolis office. McGrath headed Weber Shandwick's New York and Tokyo offices.

Following his departure from the Interpublic unit, McGrath joined the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as communications director in 2002. During a ten-year stint, he dealt with sex abuse cases and a major consolidation of local parishes.

McGrath also formed McGrath-Buckley Communications Counseling with his wife, Betsy.

He joined Himle Rapp as senior counsel in 2013 and stepped down last year.