David Ormsby

David Ormsby

Writer, author

For more than 20 years, through his firm, David Ormsby, Inc., David Ormsby has developed public relations campaigns in Illinois for government officials, political candidates, non-profits, trade associations, and private business.

Prior to establishing his Illinois public relations consulting practice in 1998, David served as press secretary to the Democratic Party of Illinois, press secretary to Cook County Board President Democratic Candidate Aurelia Pucinski; served on the Issues Development Staff of the Illinois House of Representatives & Illinois House Democratic Campaign Committee of Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and as a public information officer for Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s Office of Workforce Development.

David’s clients have included Accenture, Catholic Conference of Illinois, Child Care Association, Community Behavioral Healthcare Association; Illinois Cemetery and Funereal Home Association, Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association, TASC, Inc., United HealthCare Illinois, Goldberg, Weisman & Cairo, LLC, DelGaldo Law Group, City of Chicago Heights, City of Berwyn, House Deputy Majority Lou Lang, State Rep. Dan Burke, among others.

David earned a B.A. in Political Science/Philosophy from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana; a M.A. in Public Policy Analysis from the University of Illinois at Chicago; and a Ph.D. (A.B.D.) from U of I at Chicago.

Additionally, David is blogger at the Huffington Post Chicago.