CORPORATE POSITIONING • thought leadership • ISSUES MANAGEMENT

david press

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Co-Founder of FeverPress, David brings a deep background in corporate strategy and issues management with more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer and a communications practitioner.  David has established his reputation as a strategic counselor to companies and their senior management teams, helping them successfully navigate complex and often highly sensitive public relations matters.  David’s issues management assignments have included mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, hostile situations, IPOs and a variety of crises.

 

David has developed and implemented highly impactful corporate positioning campaigns for a variety of public and private companies.  He has worked with companies in a variety of sectors including financial services, where he has worked with nearly all of the leading U.S. investment banks and many alternative asset management firms, retail / consumer, media and industrial. In addition, David has advised many start-ups both as a communications consultant and a lawyer.

 

Prior to founding FeverPress, David was the head of Corporate Strategy at kwittken + company where he developed and implemented corporate positioning and executive visibility campaigns.  Previously, David was a Managing Director in Special Situations at FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications division working on issues management and cross border matters.  David began his communications career as a Director at Brunswick Group in New York focusing on mergers and acquisitions. 

 

David began his career as a corporate finance/securities lawyer in New York and practiced for many years, most recently at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Subsequently, David joined AOLTimeWarner as a member of AOL’s business development team where he structured and negotiated revenue and content deals and developed new business.

 

David is a member of the Bar in The State of New York. David received his JD at Columbia Law School and his BA from Stanford University. David has previously lived and worked in France and is fluent in French.

hilary lefebvre

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Co-Founder of FeverPress, Hilary has spent the past decade working closely with the most influential thought leaders and opinion makers in American media. From her time as a journalist in both cable and network news to her work as a top communications official in the Hillary Clinton for President campaign, her work on both sides of the media spectrum have given her a unique understanding of what it takes to wage a successful media campaign. As founder and President of On Air Strategy, LLC and Managing Director of Teneo Strategy, Hilary successfully executed targeted communications strategies for a wide variety of clients including non-profit organizations, advocacy groups, political think tanks and Fortune 500 companies.

 

Hilary served as the Director of Broadcast Media for the Hillary Clinton for President campaign, acting as the primary broadcast liaison between the campaign and a broad spectrum of network, cable and business channel bookers, producers, correspondents and anchors. She was responsible for development of broadcast communications strategy and would pitch stories to help amplify message points.  Hilary also served as a campaign spokesperson appearing on such networks and shows as FOX News, MSNBC, Access Hollywood, XM Radio and FOX News Radio.

 

Prior to joining the campaign, Hilary spent seven years in television news production, first as producer for the long running CNN political debate show Crossfire and then as a producer for ABC News’ flagship late night news program Nightline in the network’s Washington bureau.  In these roles she was a witness to history covering a variety of breaking news events from the 2004 Presidential election for the CNN Political Unit to the massacre at Virginia Tech for Nightline, for which ABC News received the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for News Coverage.