|Kevin Elliott directs strategy and management of programs for a variety of the firm’s clients. His practice is dedicated to working with executives on their communication skills, as well as with companies and leaders facing risks and crises, managing issues and reputation. He counsels and prepares senior executives for high value interaction with the media, the public, regulators and other stakeholders. Kevin has worked with a range of companies, in technology, healthcare, financial services, energy, travel and entertainment, transportation as well as in higher education. He is the director of the firm’s Risk + Crisis Communication practice for the United States.
Prior to joining Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Kevin handled public affairs and served as a spokesman for a Fortune 100 company; he implemented programs in response to specific threats and crises as well as programs focused on labor relations and issues management. Kevin was also vice president for public affairs for a California-based defense contractor. He was responsible for the company’s government and public affairs initiatives and represented the company on Capitol Hill.
At the beginning of his career, Kevin worked in the United States Senate where he was involved in policy and community outreach and coordinated media and other communication projects. Kevin has lectured on crisis communication, reputation and issues management at a number of universities and industry conferences.