Diana Brainerd, President & Founder
Prior to founding Brainerd Communicators in 1994, Diana Brainerd held positions as an investment analyst at a major bank holding company and as a senior corporate & communications executive at a premier media, entertainment & telecommunications public company. In her career on the agency side, Diana and the Brainerd team have helped hundreds of companies and brands accurately and effectively tell their stories to the audiences that matter and in the ways that optimize client communications goals. Leading a fully independent firm integrated across corporate, financial, business, consumer and crisis communications services, Diana is proud of Brainerd’s smart, seasoned professionals who rank among the best in the business in developing tools and strategies that produce results in today’s complex and dynamic communications environment. Based on the premise that strategic communications is both a core resource to achieve business objectives and a vital component of the healthy framework of any organization or enterprise, Diana believes that Brainerd has proven its value as a strategic communications partner as demonstrated by the outstanding longevity of both its client relationships and service-minded & long-tenured senior staff. Diana attended the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration, the University of California at Los Angeles, the Rhode Island School of Design and Phillips Andover Academy.