Management Team

Richard Dukas
Chairman & CEO
Richard Dukas plays an active role on many of the firm’s marquee asset management and financial clients. He has 28 years of public relations experience, and launched DLPR in 2003. Read more »


Seth Linden


Seth Linden directs DLPR’s financial services group and manages a group of clients comprised of investment banks, national credit union organizations and professional services firms. He also provides personalized media coaching and counseling to DLPR’s clients. Read more »


Doug Hesney
Executive Vice President

Doug Hesney directs DLPR’s asset management and professional services / technology practice groups, overseeing both the strategic and tactical efforts for the agency’s prominent clientele of hedge funds, mutual funds, ETFs as well the firm’s group of emerging professional services / technology clients. Read more »


Edward Nebb
Senior Managing Director

Ed Nebb is a corporate and financial communicator and investor relations advisor with extensive experience in helping clients effectively convey their vision, values and investment approaches. Read more »


Zach Leibowitz
Senior Vice President

Zach Leibowitz, senior vice president of media relations & broadcast interviews, manages the broadcast efforts across all three of the agency’s practice groups and also runs the print and online media efforts for a number of the agency’s largest accounts, including Raymond James and JMP Group. Read more »


Sean Dougherty
Vice President, Media Relations

Sean Dougherty manages the agency’s professional services clients, including accounting and law firms, housing and mortgage and related companies, investment banks and various B2B consultancies. Read more »


Stephanie Dressler
Vice President, Digital & Brand Strategy
Stephanie Dressler is the day-to-day account manager for several of DLPR’s largest accounts. She plays a hands-on role in developing and advising on media relations, brand development and strategic positioning for several of the firm’s marquee asset management accounts. Read more »


Zach Kouwe
Vice President
Zach helps lead DLPR’s Asset Management Practice Group while assisting across the
agency in crisis communications and content development. He works closely with the firm’s highest profile clients, including hedge funds, private equity firms and activist investors, to devise and execute their strategic communications plans. He also counsels clients on transactions and litigation situations and drafts thought leadership, web content and other written communications. Read more »


Gail Katz Dukas
Chief Operating Officer
Gail Katz Dukas is active “behind-the-scenes” at DLPR, managing the firm’s accounting and human resources departments, as well as its website. Read more »