Kathleen Dohearty named president of Branigan Communications

Kathleen Dohearty has been promoted to president of Branigan Communications. She assumes the title of president from Tom Branigan, who will continue as CEO for the strategic communications firm.

In her role as president, Dohearty will be responsible for marketing insights and research, as well as managing Branigan Communications' senior team members and building client relationships.


"The promotion of Kathleen to president is precipitated by the continued growth of Branigan Communications, and her leadership is vital as we continue our expansion as a global strategic content solutions company," said Tom Branigan, CEO and founder of Branigan Communications. "Kathleen has that rare combination of communications savvy, consultative instincts and heart that inspires teams and engenders client trust."

Dohearty has 20 years of experience in communications, specializing in strategic planning, integrated marketing communications, relationship management and new business development. She joined Branigan Communications in 2005.

"It has been the honor of my career to help build Branigan Communications with Tom, Sally and the team," Dohearty said. "I look forward to continuing to help clients achieve their business objectives in this new capacity."

Dohearty holds a bachelor's degree from Marquette University and a master's degree from Northwestern University. Prior to joining Branigan Communications, she worked at Kohler Co. and Cramer-Krasselt. She is a member of the United Performing Arts Fund board and the board of directors at the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University. Dohearty is also a part-time member of Marquette University's College of Communications faculty and a member of TEMPO Milwaukee.