Jonathan Franks, Founder and President of Lucid Public Relations, is a seasoned business adviser with a background in crisis management, public affairs, and strategic communications. His work in national politics and private practice in Washington, D.C. gave him a wealth of experience in high stakes litigation (criminal and civil), political communications, and “bet-the-company situations.” Jonathan takes great pride in his ability to respond to a communications crisis quickly, strategically, and effectively—bringing calm to otherwise chaotic situations. Jonathan earned his bachelor’s degree in Government and Economics from Connecticut College in 2004 before handling PR for high profile criminal cases at a major Washington, D.C. law firm. In 2006, Jonathan became Staff Assistant to House of Representatives Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, overseeing a variety of communications and logistics responsibilities. In February 2008, Jonathan relocated to Los Angeles to work at a prominent PR agency, where he gained experience managing high-profile accounts. His clients have appeared on/in Good Morning America, The Today Show, Access Hollywood, The CBS Evening News, The Los Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe, to name a few.
Andrew Dubbins, Executive Vice President, offers a blend of experience in politics, journalism, and entertainment. His clients have appeared on/in NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Doctors, Rachael Ray, Fox News, CNN, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Yahoo!, The Huffington Post, VentureBeat, TechCrunch, and more. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University with a double major in English and Government. While on the Hill, he worked in the Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein, assisting with communications and outreach activities. As a journalist, Andrew has written articles for major online outlets including Slate, Yahoo!, and The Huffington Post; and researched and co-wrote stories for Pierre Thomas and Lisa Stark at ABC World News. Andrew also draws from his experience in entertainment, having worked in development at Discovery Communications, Skydance Productions, and Village Roadshow Pictures.