David Ormsby, Inc.
President, David Ormsby,
For more than 20 years, David Ormsby has developed and executed public relations campaigns in Illinois
for government officials, political candidates, non-profits, trade associations, and private business. He has a long and successful
record of helping organizations and individuals achieve their public relations goals. David founded his government affairs
practice on June 1, 1998.
David earned a BA in political science from
the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana; a MA in public policy analysis from the University of Illinois, Chicago; and
achieved a Ph.D. A.B.D. in public policy analysis from the University of Illinois, Chicago.
Prior to establishing his Illinois public
relations consulting practice in 1998, starting in 1990, David served as press secretary to State Rep. Ellis Levin
(D-Chicago), press secretary to the Democratic Party of Illinois, press secretary to Cook County Board President Democratic
Candidate Aurelia Pucinski; served on the Issues Development Staff of the Illinois House of Representatives
& Illinois House Democratic Campaign Committee of Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and as a public information
officer for Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's Office of Workforce Development.
During his years at the Democratic Party
of Illinois and the Illinois House Democratic Campaign Committee, David worked on dozens of campaigns throughout Illinois,
focusing on direct mail communications and news media relations. David brings this deep public relations experience and 21st
Century public relations skills and capabilities to his practice and clients today.
Beyond his public relations practice, David
has shared his personal views on politics, public policy, and public opinion as a blogger at The Huffington Post and as a guest on Garrard McClendon Live, Milt Rosenberg's WGN
Extension 720, The Ray Hanania Show WSBC AM 1240, Chicago Politics Tonight, etc..
If you have a question for David, just drop him a quick note here...