DDCA Adds to Growing Public Relations Team

Danon to Lead Public Relations Business Group

May 16, 2013, 13:37 ET from DDC Advocacy

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC Advocacy (DDCA), the leader in issue advocacy, continues to experience significant growth in their core business and exponential growth in public and media relations, including international consulting, campaign services, and government services.  This growth establishes DDCA as a major player in public relations and campaign management across industries in the U.S and around the world.

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To support continued growth, DDCA has announced the hiring of Steve Danon as Vice President of Public Relations.  In this position, Steve will lead the DDCA public relations team as they create and implement media and communication strategies for DDCA's clients.  "It's a pleasure and I am excited to work with an energetic group of professionals dedicated to producing public relations programs that impact target audiences and ensure our clients success," said Danon.

"At DDCA, we work with our clients to build and execute persuasive public relations strategies that complement their advocacy efforts and help them achieve their communication goals," said DDCA CEO B.R. McConnon III.  "Steve joins what is already one of the most experienced teams in the business, and I am confident that he will contribute to delivering optimal results for our clients."

For more than twenty years, Steve has worked in communications and public affairs providing insight on media and communications strategy.  He has experience in international, national, and local media relations, public affairs, political campaigns, crisis communications, and grassroots coalition development.  Steve has provided strategic counsel to large corporate clients, non-profits, trade associations, initiative campaigns, and political candidates.  He also has provided key insight on a wide variety of policy issues, including energy, telecommunications, health care, housing, land-use, local government, transportation, the environment, and education.

Prior to joining DDC Advocacy, Steve served as Chief of Staff and in a senior role to three different Members of Congress.  In addition, Steve was a partner in Benedetto and Danon Public Relations (BDPR), a communications firm focused on impactful public relations programs to targeted audiences.  Prior to founding his own firm, Steve served as Vice President of Porter Novelli International, a global public relations firm.

DDCA was established in 1996 to design, implement, and manage advocacy campaigns utilizing cutting-edge technology. Today, DDCA offers strategy, public relations, campaign management, social media, and Internet technology to its corporate, association, and non-profit clients to impact the views and actions of public officials, consumers, and corporate audiences.  DDCA's clients include many of the Fortune 500 and major trade associations and non-profit organizations, all of which count on DDCA to engage and guide communities of advocates to impact policy and win public debates.