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"The well rounded professional makes little distinction between work and play, labor and leisure, the mind and body, education and recreation and love and religion."

Robert L. Dilenschneider, from the book, Power and Influence


Founder and Principal of the Dilenschneider Group

Robert L. Dilenschneider formed The Dilenschneider Group in October 1991.

Prior to forming his own firm, Mr. Dilenschneider served as president and chief executive officer of Hill and Knowlton, Inc. from 1986 to 1991.

He has counseled major corporations, professional groups, trade associations and educational institutions, and has assisted clients in dealings with regulatory agencies, labor unions, consumer groups and minorities, among others.

Mr. Dilenschneider has authored eight books — including the best-selling Power and Influence, A Briefing for Leaders, On Power, The Critical 14 Years of Your Professional Life, Moses: C.E.O — and The Critical 2nd Phase of your Professional Life. Most recently, he published 50 Plus!—Critical Career Decisions for the Rest of Your Life.

Mr. Dilenschneider started in public relations in 1967 in New York, shortly after receiving an M.A. in journalism from Ohio State University, and a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
Principal/Counselor Experience/Background
Fred Bona40 years: public relations, crisis management, environmental and global communications
Ronald Cooper35 years: finance, business, investment banking, Wall Street Journal, Euromoney, IDD
Jonathan Dedmon27 years: corporate, agency, media association
Robert L. Dilenschneider35 years: corporate, agency
Jim Gallagher40 years: corporate public relations, crisis management, media relations and global communications
Art Gormley30 years: financial, corporate, agency
Jeffrey Keegan15 years; business, politics, finance, investment banking; Investment Dealers' Digest, MCM
Joseph A. Kopec30 years: agency, financial, government, political campaigns
Robert W. Laird30 years: New York City newspapers. 11 years: New York City and State government and political public relations
Ann McFeatters38 years: media, Scripps Howard White House, national politics, columnist
Leo Murray35 years: media and financial. CBS and Boston Globe
Michael Nason30 years: global media strategist, crisis communications expert, radio and television producer and social media advisor
Stuart Pinkerton40 years: author, media including former managing editor Forbes, deputy managing editor of Wall Street Journal.
Ned Raynolds35 years: agency, corporate, communications strategy, financial relations, speech/article writing
Phil Revzin40 years: media, publishing, author, former editor and publisher Wall Street Journal Europe and Asia
Richard Shonfeld12 years: financial, agency
Peter Truell35 years: financial, corporate, hedge funds, media relations, consulting, media, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Boston Consulting Group, Barclays, Nomura, Elliott Management and Moody's.
Jim Zebora30 years: media, including Times-Mirror, Tribune, Hearst. Business/Financial Editor at The (Stamford) Advocate, Greenwich Time, Connecticut Post.
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