Brilliant strategists. Great people.
KCD PR President Kevin Dinino is regarded as a leader in financial public relations and strategic communications. He works closely with his team to ensure all clients receive sound counsel, effective solutions, and impactful results.
Before launching KCD PR in 2009, Kevin served as Vice President of Public Relations for LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent brokerage firm, where he managed the public relations department and provided strategic communications direction to the executive team. He is an industry and Wall Street veteran and a sought-after source for public relations and marketing insights relating to finance, high tech, cybersecurity, and other related topics. Through his years in public relations, Kevin has developed influential relationships and secured coverage in major media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and CNBC.
Kevin is a graduate of the State University of New York College at Buffalo, where he earned a B.A. in Public Communication, and is a member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). He resides in beautiful San Diego with his wife.
Trish is a Director at KCD PR and a communications strategist with specialties in B2B and B2C technology and fintech. She is a strategic lead for clients in the digital payments, cryptocurrency, financial services, cybersecurity, and transportation sectors. She oversees the execution of clients’ PR campaigns and helps develop the company’s voice and messaging in the press through content, press releases, and campaign strategy.She also oversees the team’s media pitching and helps foster creative ideas forexecutive thought leadership.
Prior to joining KCD PR, Trish worked at LEWIS PR where she managed a broad range of national and international technology clients including iBoss, Seclore, Lytx, ViewSonic, SmithMicro Software, ScienceLogic, Yik Yak and DataScience (now a part of Oracle).
Trish attended Manhattan College where she graduated with distinction in International Studies and minors in Spanish and Communications. Trish is based in San Diego and resides with her dog and unofficial KCD PR mascot, Cody.
Cassie is a Senior Associate at KCD PR and media expert responsible for tracking industry trends, building media relationships and securing coverage. Since joining the team at KCD PR, she has had the pleasure of working with a wide variety of fintech brands like Noble Gold Investments, Bitwave, My Digital Money, CleanSpark, and Comdata, operating in industries such as commodities investing, decentralized finance, cryptocurrency, and contactless payments. In addition to building buzz around client initiatives, Cassie plays a supporting role in PR strategy and planning, executes content marketing initiatives, produces client podcasts, and is also accountable for day-to-day project management and client relations.
Prior to joining KCD PR Cassie served as a Senior Account Executive at Trust Relations where she lent her media expertise to a wide variety of clients in the technology, transportation, consumer goods and fintech space and led the launch of the agency’s podcast, “The PR Winedown.”
Cassie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with an emphasis in marketing from Colorado State University. Cassie is a San Diego native and resides with her two dogs, Macy and Finley.
Stéphane Deuvaert is Lead Developer at KCD PR. He is responsible for managing Web Design & Development, SEO and KCD PR’s technology needs.
Stéphane has 18+ years of full stack web development including the latest and greatest front-end and serverless technologies. In addition to technical competence, Stéphane takes a strategic view of a company’s online assets, helping them clarify and succeed at various marketing and business development goals.
Stéphane holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz where he majored in psychology. In his free time he enjoys playing and designing board games. You can also catch him performing at the local improv theater.
Cami is an Operations Coordinator at KCD PR and is responsible for all agency operations. In her role, Cami provides direction and support to ensure KCD PR operates efficiently and effectively. She is a key contact to internal team members for administrative operations, including account charging, purchasing and vendor management, accounts receivable, IT, and human resources.
For much of her career, Cami was a Human Resources Director for large aerospace companies. Most recently, she owned a consulting business providing a full range of human resources services to small, entrepreneur-run organizations in San Diego. She brings over 20 years of experience in a wide range of industries including government, banking, aerospace, manufacturing, and retail. She has strong expertise in advising small business owners on people management processes.
Cami graduated from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota with a BS degree in Speech Communications. She then obtained a Master of Business Administration with a Finance Emphasis from Westminster College in Utah. She resides in San Diego, CA with her husband.