Dave Lundy has more than 20 years of strategic consulting experience with a special expertise in public affairs communications. Working at the intersection of business and politics, Dave provides effective communication strategies to support development groups, public-policy initiatives and environmental organizations.
Dave honed his strategic edge through several years in politics and government, where he launched and managed gubernatorial, senatorial and local campaigns. He continues to advise candidates and elected officials on political and communications strategies. Dave’s political work also includes service as president of a political organization, executive producer and host of a Chicago-based talk-radio program and development of Chicago’s hottest monthly political and media insider luncheon. Dave currently serves on the board of the Civic Federation.
For four years, Dave served as a weekly Chicago Sun-Times business technology columnist. He is a frequent commentator on politics and government in national and local venues including NPR, NBC, WGN-AM, WBEZ-FM, PBS and local television newscasts. This political and media savvy has translated into strong relationships and a strong track record of favorable reputation management assignments for individuals, corporations and nonprofits in critical situations.
An attorney by training, Dave began his career guiding law firms and corporations in the use of computer-generated animation to communicate complex information to judges, juries and arbitrators. He was also publisher of Illinois Legal Times, a statewide magazine on the business of law, and founding associate publisher of Corporate Legal Times, a national magazine for in-house counsel.
Dave earned a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis, a J.D. from DePaul University School of Law and completed graduate work in communications at Northwestern University.
dlundy at aileroninc.com