Robert W. McGrath, has more than two decades of senior public relations leadership, providing strategic communications, crisis management, investor relations and public affairs counsel to a wide range of financial, corporate and not-for-profit clients.
Most recently, he was a Senior Vice President at Robinson Lerer & Montgomery, directing public relations and reputation management programs for major organizations including Credit Suisse First Boston, S. G. Cowen and the Archdiocese of New York. Previously Mr. McGrath was a managing partner at The Weiser Group, where he designed and implemented integrated communications programs for clients including Chase Manhattan, Deloitte and Touche, IBM, Liberty Property Trust and Options Clearing Corporation.
In addition, Mr. McGrath served in a number of senior communications positions at organizations including PriceWaterhouse and the Commodity Exchange. As Head of Communications at Covenant House, he designed and implemented a successful public relations effort that helped restore credibility to one of the nation's largest privately funded child care agencies.
Mr. McGrath began his career in New York City working in a series of positions in city government, including Assistant Press Secretary for Mayor Edward I. Koch.