Dan Doherty

Executive Vice President, Global Public Affairs & Crisis Solutions

Dan Doherty is an Executive Vice President & Managing Director at BCW and leads the DC office of the firm's Public Affairs & Crisis Practice and offers clients more than 20 years of public affairs experience for a wide variety of corporate, association and nonprofit clients.

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Dan Doherty is an Executive Vice President & Managing Director at BCW and leads the DC office of the firm's Public Affairs & Crisis Practice. He offers clients more than 20 years of public affairs experience and his organizational reputation, crisis and issues management expertise, government affairs and media relations counsel have guided the successful efforts of a wide variety of corporate, association and nonprofit clients.

Dan also created and leads BCW's cannabis and hemp strategic consulting unit which helps companies in the emerging space gain market entry, navigate policy and regulation challenges, identify and engage the cannabis consumer and communicate product benefits, all on a global scale. BCW’s end-to-end holistic offering includes experts in research, data and analytics, federal policy and grassroots engagement.

Dan has extensive corporate communications experience, having counseled high-profile organizations on customer, investor, community, government and labor relations, including both union organizing and decertification campaigns. In addition, Dan also has extensive experience in food manufacturing, including market recalls and withdrawals in both the United States and Canada.

Dan earned a MBA at the R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Providence College. He resides in Silver Spring, MD, with his wife and three sons.