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Member: Landis Communications Inc. (LCI)
Address: 1388 Sutter St., Suite 901
City: San Francisco
State/Province: California
Postal Code: CA 94109
Country: USA
Phone: 415.561.0888
Fax: 415.561.0778
E-Mail: david@landispr.com or sean@landispr.com
Web Site: landispr.com



Celebrating 25 years in business, LCI is the Bulldog Winner for social media & public education, and also has been named the #3 social media agency in the U.S. by TopPRAgencies.com. Consistently named “one of the top PR firms” by the San Francisco Business Times and PR Week, LCI is a full-service, independent San Francisco-based public relations, marketing and digital agency that specializes in consumer, business-to-business, social media, digital, consumer technology and non-profit communications for international, national and regional clients.

Some of LCI’s marquee clients include: Walmart, MetLife, Old Navy, Whole Foods Market, California Bank & Trust, Tiffany & Co., Tishman Speyer, Merlin Entertainments Group, Match.com, UCSF, Maxthon and more. In 2013, together with our Boston PR affiliate, The Castle Group, LCI launched its new national digital brand, Giant Step Digital (www.giantstepdigital.com) to help brands stand out in a digital world.

LCI provides strategic, creative and results-driven public relations, marketing and digital counsel and implementation to clients in a variety of consumer-focused and business-to-business industries. Dedicated to helping businesses improve their bottom line, LCI is known for its trademarked Promised Results© program.



  • Consumer
  • Nonprofit
  • Consumer Technology
  • Retail
  • Food/Wine
  • Hospitality
  • Arts, entertainment and media
  • Fashion
  • Education
  • Health and human services
  • Financial services
  • Real estate
  • Professional services
  • Ethnic, gay/lesbian and other specialized communities



  • Media relations
  • Consumer communications
  • Corporate Communications
  • Internal communications
  • Brand positioning and awareness
  • Message development
  • Industry competitive analysis
  • Strategic planning/counsel
  • Crisis management and communications
  • Community relations
  • Media/analyst tours
  • Media sponsorships and media audits
  • Research
  • Product launches
  • Speakers bureaus
  • Product placement
  • Webcasts, podcasts, blogging and other new media
  • Special events
  • Media training
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Promotions
  • Digital Strategies
  • Content Marketing
  • Video production


  • David Landis


    With more than 30 years experience in public relations, brand management, digital strategies, social media, positioning, marketing, content marketing, analyst relations, media training, crisis communications, public affairs and community relations, David Landis has lent his expertise to a variety of national and Bay Area-based corporations.


  • Sean Dowdall

    General Manager and Chief Marketing Officer

    Sean Dowdall is a 28-year financial services marketing, sales, and public relations executive specializing in the innovation, creation, and successful delivery to market of strategic initiatives, ongoing capabilities, and fully-integrated campaigns. He provides strategic counsel to LCI clients, oversees the marketing and digital practice areas, and supervises financial management for the agency.


  • David Cumpston


    David Cumpston brings more than 15 years of public relations experience to his role as a Director at Landis Communications Inc. (LCI), where he is responsible for directing a number of high-profile clients in a variety of industries including: retail, healthcare, real estate, hospitality, food/beverage, consumer technology, and financial services, among others.


  • "We consider LCI our 'secret weapon' as their experience extends beyond just the television press. They help us stay ahead of the game and increase our visibility."
    Jennifer Skorlich, VP, NBC/Bravo
  • LCI's enthusiasm and passion for their clients is only matched by their ability to generate creative solutions and results. They lead by listening to a client's needs and deliver consistently."
    Kevin Donnellan, Cold Stone Creamery
  • "Landis Communications Inc (LCI) did an outstanding job for us. Their efforts helped directly in making the Infinity the fastest selling condominium project in the United States. It was a great pleasure to work with them and I would hire them again for our next project."
    Cart Shannon, Tishman Speyer
  • "Together with LCI, we built a great brand."
    Trish McDermott, Match.com
  • "Whatever LCI said they would do, they did - exceeding expectations and generating strategic results."
    Kathy Paver, PIER 39

LCI’s Latest Blog Post


  • Why I Say “Google It” More Than Anything Except “Thank You”
    by admin on February 21, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    By Sean Dowdall, General Manager & CMO I am constantly surprised that people forget there is nearly always an answer at their fingertips. This is true whether it be colleagues, friends, clients or people you see every day – people such as grocery clerks, waiters, etc. We are all constantly asking questions such as “how […]

  • Writing About Complex Subjects
    by admin on February 13, 2017 at 7:48 pm

    By Jen Tedeschi of Buchanan Public Relations, our PRGN partner based in Philadelphia As a PR practitioner, I have a few not-so-shocking confessions to make: I’m not a lawyer, nor am I an accountant. Additionally, I have never attended medical school, and I haven’t had a chance to get much experience in investing, either. Yet […]

  • Content & SEO Predictions for 2017
    by admin on February 6, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    By Gregory Bortkiewicz, Account Executive Last week I attended a webinar hosted by the Content Marketing Institute (CMI), where the three hosts discussed their content and SEO predictions for 2017. CMI’s founder Joe Pulizzi and Chief Strategy Adviser Robert Rose were joined by Conductor CEO Seth Besmertnik for an hour-long discussion which included audience input. […]

  • Where the Media Magic Happens
    by admin on January 30, 2017 at 4:07 pm

    By Ashley Boarman, Account Supervisor at LCI  While the event may be over, your work has just begun… Follow up is the key ingredient to completing a successful tradeshow event, and it’s where the media magic truly happens. Although the physical event may be behind you, diligent follow up will be what elevates your performance […]

  • PR in 2017 – What Lies Ahead?
    by admin on January 23, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    By HMA PR, our PRGN partner based in Phoenix, AZ. Time to dust off the crystal ball and gaze into the year ahead. Because we are a member of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN), we happen to have crystal balls all over the world. Here’s what some of our international partners had to say about PR in the […]