Kevin McCann

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Atlantic offices)

Kevin McCann
Kevin brings clarity to the complex. As Managing Partner at NATIONAL, he is focused on leading integrated teams to solve pressing challenges in the evolving communications landscape. He specializes in strategy, communications, and advocacy, and can be credited for leading transformational campaigns for clients across North America. He shares accountability leading the Atlantic Canadian region for NATIONAL and AVENIR GLOBAL’s corporate strategy on research, insights, and strategic planning. Kevin’s work encompasses both public and private sectors. His specialty areas include digital advocacy and strategy, earning social license, reputation management and recovery, investment and talent attraction, and strategic planning and facilitation. Kevin’s sector specific work over a 20-year period spans everything from energy, major infrastructure, and healthcare to consumer, B2B, financial services, and post-secondary. As a respected leader in digital innovation, he has guided organizations in defining value proposition, brand narrative, path to conversion, insights, organizational change, and issues management. Prior to joining NATIONAL, Kevin built a reputation as a strong leader through experience in roles at Grassroots Enterprise, a digital advocacy firm based in Washington D.C., and as SVP at Edelman Public Relations. Through his career path from developer to technologist, technologist to strategist, and strategist to lead counsel, he offers an exceptional perspective to organizations facing or driving change and opportunity.

Our Leadership Team

Royal Poulin

Royal Poulin

Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Ralph Sutton

Ralph Sutton

President, AXON Communications, and International Managing Partner

Doris Juergens

Doris Juergens

Partner and National Vice-President, Strategy

NATIONAL Public Relations

Serge Paquette

Serge Paquette

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Montreal office)

Gillian Smith

Gillian Smith

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Toronto office)

Julie-Anne Vien

Julie-Anne Vien

Managing Partner

NATIONAL Public Relations (Quebec City office)

Rick Murray

Rick Murray

Managing Partner, SHIFT Communications, and Executive Vice President, Padilla

Sarah Young

Sarah Young

Partner and Senior Counsel

NATIONAL Public Relations (Atlantic offices)