MEDIA

KCSA Strategic Communications Adds New Talent and Promotes Three

NEW YORK, June 2, 2010 - Trey Ditto has joined KCSA Strategic Communications as a Managing Director for the public relations division.

Mr. Ditto, 31, comes to the firm with nearly a decade of experience in corporate, entertainment, non-profit, financial, consumer, professional service, crisis management and politics. Recent client work includes advising the Committee for Economic Development, Nelson Mandela Foundation, ServiceNation, History Channel, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and Tribeca Film Festival.

Mr. Ditto's vast political experience ranges from working in the House of Representatives to his role as the Deputy Press Secretary, Spanish Spokesperson, and Deputy Director of Strategic Partnerships for the United States Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and Under Secretary Sara Martinez-Tucker.

"With the economy improving, KCSA is seeking to enhance the caliber and talent of its senior professionals to ensure our ability to provide the highest level of service to our current clients and prospective clients," said Jeff Corbin, CEO of KCSA Strategic Communications. "Trey brings an array of credentials that fit nicely within our public relations practice. As a business-to-business focused agency, his experience in areas such as politics, crisis management and financial and professional services, bring new perspective and enhanced capability to our group."

Additionally KCSA has promoted three long-time employees. Marybeth Csaby, 39, six-year KCSA veteran has been promoted from Vice President to Managing Director and Director of Investor Relations. Ms. Csaby has over a decade in the IR industry with a focus in micro-and small cap companies. She is also well versed in transactional-related communications planning and implementation.

In a similar role on the public relations group, Anne G. Donohoe, 32, Managing Director will also take on the title of Director of Public Relations. Ms. Donohoe has been with the company for eight years and currently heads the Advertising and Media Practice.

Garth Russell, 31, another eight-year veteran of the company, has been promoted from Vice President to Managing Director of the Investor Relations team. Mr. Russell has spent his career at KCSA and has worked his way up to become a seasoned IR professional with expertise in small and micro-cap companies.

Corbin concluded, "KCSA is committed to retaining and enhancing the careers of its professionals. Anne, Marybeth and Garth have been with our firm for many years. Their commitment to the success of our firm and to our clients merits these promotions."

Ms. Donohoe and Mr. Ditto will continue to work directly with Managing Partner Lewis Goldberg. Mr. Russell and Ms. Csaby will also continue to work directly with Managing Partner Todd Fromer.