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David Warschawski, CEO



David established Warschawski in 1996 to provide clients with the highest quality of branding, marketing, PR, advertising and design service.  He founded the company on his wide range of experience and expertise in the field of marketing communications, as well as his years of experience in brand building and business achievement consulting.  Prior to founding Warschawski, David worked at Edelman in New York City, at that time the number one rated large U.S. agency.  Prior to Edelman, he worked at the influential New York City firm, The Dilenschneider Group.

Over the course of his career, David has worked with many of the leading brands in the world including:  Adidas, Microsoft, Black & Decker, Under Armour, Verizon Wireless, USA Swimming, DEWALT, The Country of Norway, The Country of Switzerland, The Athlete’s Foot, Hair Cuttery, New Balance, Topps, Century 21, Fila, Medifast, GORE-TEX, The United Way, Ripken Baseball, Sylvan Learning, SunTrust, The International Olympic Committee, Penguin Books, Robert Talbott, 180s, KMS, New York University’s Stern School of Business, NikeTown, Boeing, MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream, Marble Slab Creamery, IDT, Federated, UPS, GlaxoSmithKline, Chase Manhattan Bank, Net2Phone, and Credit Suisse.

Under David’s leadership, the company has been named “U.S. Agency of the Year” in its size category numerous times including most recently in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010.  Warschawski has won more than 200 industry awards for its branding, marketing, public relations, advertising, interactive, and creative design work during the last fifteen years.  For ten consecutive years, Warschawski also has been ranked as one of the top 30 “Best Agencies To Work For” in the U.S and one of the top 10 “Best Small Agencies To Work For” in the U.S., including being named the #1 “Small Agency To Work For.”

“Warschawski has exhibited the best of what the business has to offer in terms of creativity, expertise and industry knowledge.  They are one of the best and brightest teams in the industry,” according to the editor of one the leading communications trade publications.

David is a published author whose works have appeared in numerous publications and who has been asked to provide expert commentary for media outlets ranging from CNBC to National Public Radio (NPR) to Germany’s Der Spiegel.  He co-authored the book, “Building Customer Relationships Through Public Relations,” published by Aspatore Books.

David is also a sought after keynote speaker who has presented for organizations ranging from the National Sports Forum to the Conference Board to the American Marketing Association to PBS and the Consumer Goods Sales and Marketing Summit.  He has spoken on topics including:  Winners and Losers of Super Bowl Advertising, Social Media and New Media, Branding, Integrated Marketing Communications, and How to Make Your Organization Stand Out.

In 2012, David was named one of Maryland’s Most Admired CEO’s by the Maryland Daily Record.  Additionally, David has been named to numerous 40 Under 40 Lists including in 2007 when PR Week selected David to its prestigious 40 Under 40 list that names the most influential leaders in the industry under the age of 40.  In 2006, David was elected to the Public Relations Society of America’s Counselor’s Academy and in 2005, PR News selected David to its influential “15 to Watch” list.  David also has served as a judge for the profession’s highest awards, the Silver Anvil and the Sabre Awards.

David, a dual U.S. and Swiss citizen, was born in Basel, Switzerland and speaks English, German and Swiss German.  He is a Dean’s List graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Studio Arts.

When he’s not at the office or hanging out with his family, you can find David playing squash or working out. Or you’ll find him relaxing in his hammock and doing one of his other favorite activities — reading a book or magazine.